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AmSafe Awarded Contract For Tarian QuickShield

AmSafe Industries Inc., Phoenix, has received a $4 million contract from the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (MOD) to supply its Tarian QuickShield rocket-propelled-grenade (RPG) protection system. The textile net system is based on AmSafe's patented Tarian technology, which comprises a lightweight modular system that replaces traditional bar or slat armor on vehicles such as high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicles that cannot handle the weight of traditional RPG armor, and can be used in place of damaged or missing bar armor. AmSafe reports it can easily be stowed aboard the vehicle and fitted immediately to replace damaged bar armor without disrupting a crew's mission.

Introduced in 2009, Tarian technology has been tested by the MOD's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory and by the U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and has been shown to withstand more than 550 live firing shots. QuickShield is up to 98-percent lighter than steel bar or slat armor and up to 94-percent lighter than aluminum bar or slat armor, AmSafe reports.

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