06 June 2012
06 June 2012
Umeco is exhibiting its composite materials at the 2012 Eurosatory International Show on Stand 807 (Hall 5 - Row G), which takes place at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, Paris, France between 11thand 15thJune.
Umeco explains that their composite materials are used extensively in an ever-increasing variety of defence applications, ranging from ballistic and blast protection systems in armoured vehicles to structural components for vehicle, naval and aerospace applications, including: UAVs, radomes and communication dishes. The dismounted soldier is also well-provided for with advanced composite materials being used in lightweight helmets and body armour.
Umeco say they will be displaying a number of exhibits to demonstrate our expertise in the defence sector, including:
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