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Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2008/05/17 - MKU is participating in a forum being organised by Institute for Defense & Government Advancements (IDGA), USA on Military Armor Protection which will review the latest advances to reduce human casualties and vehicle damage as a co-sponsor.
MKU announced its decision to focus on entering into the vehicle armoring business in US. It will work closely with partners to develop armoring solutions for vehicles based on the major programs and projects underway in the United States and across the world. It will be launching its full range of Integrated Armoring solutions for vehicle and personal protection in the US.
To give more momentum to this initiative, MKU is participating in a forum being organised by Institute for Defense & Government Advancements (IDGA), USA on Military Armor Protection which will review the latest advances to reduce human casualties and vehicle damage as a co-sponsor. This seminar will be held from May 19 - 22, 2008 at The Westin Alexandria, Alexandria, VA, USA
MKU had recently created a lot of buzz in the international market with the acquisition of Germany based company AST Security Equipment GmbH, a NATO registered company specialising in Helicopter and Ship armouring. ‘The acquisition of AST Security Equipment, Germany will provide us with strategic capability to provide cutting edge integrated armouring solutions for the modern vehicle armouring programs across the world’ said Mr. Neeraj Gupta, (Jt. Managing Director, MKU) on the occasion.
MKU has also recently introduced its ‘INSTAVEST’ – a snap on & off quick release MOLLE type ballistic over-vest which it claims has a world-beating new system which disengages the body armour in less than 1 second from the body of the soldier when required. Commenting on the vest, Mr. Neeraj Gupta said ‘This vest is a result our constant focus on the requirements and needs of our end customers, it will prove to be a boon for soldiers in critical evacuation and extraction scenarios in life threatening scenarios as also to injured soldiers seeking emergency medical treatment”. Earlier last year MKU had introduced a revolutionary new Aero system & other low trauma ballistic over-vests for personal protection.
About MKU Pvt Limited
MKU Pvt Limited (mku.com) is one of the leading Integrated Defence Solutions company with a vast international footprint. It is the largest manufacturer & supplier of ballistic platform solutions required regularly by the Indian Army, Police and the other Special Forces.
It has gained a formidable reputation as a major player in the field of ballistic platform solutions in over 50 countries. This reputation has been built as a result of its in-house capability to process composite materials and to design customised solutions for its customers. First-hand expertise and top-grade resources enable MKU to produce hard and soft armor that conform to the highest quality standards.
It has recently forayed into the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) business and is gearing up to offer some cutting edge solutions in the global markets.
Sharad Khandelwal, Intl. Sales Manager – Americas, +91-512-236-3491, sharad.khandelwal[.]mku.com.