08 July 2002
08 July 2002
NP Aerospace Ltd., a United Kingdom subsidiary of Reinhold Industries, announced that it has been awarded a 1.8 million pounds Sterling ($2.6 million) contract to manufacture 15,540 composite helmets for the Greek Army.
NP Aerospace has been a supplier of combat helmets and body armor to the British Army for over twenty years. The contract is the first major purchase of composite helmets for the Greek Defense Forces. Deliveries are scheduled to be completed in 2002.
""This is a significant breakthrough for our ballistic protective business as it is the first large contract we have won in the Mediterranean area"" said Roger Medwell, Managing Director of NP Aerospace. ""We are confident this will be a forerunner of many opportunities still to come"".
Coriolis Composites has been selected by the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University (WSU), US, to provide a thermoplastics capable Automated Fibre Placement (AFP) system.
Boeing and Thermwood have employed additive manufacturing technology to produce a large, single-piece tool for the 777X programme. The project is demonstrating that additive manufacturing is ready to produce production quality tooling for the aerospace industry.
CRP USA will display solutions for the space industry manufactured in the Windform family of materials at Satellite Innovation 2018 at the Silicon Valley Computer History Museum, Mountain View, California, US, on 9-11 October.