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Fibrotex USA Chosen to Ship the U.S. Military’s Subsequent-Technology Camouflage System

• New ULCANS multispectral camouflage system will masks troopers, automobiles and installations from state-of-the-art electro-optical sensors and radars

• Battle-winning, light-weight expertise can be made within the USA to guard troopers on operations all over the world

WASHINGTON, D.C., November, 08 2018: Fibrotex USA Inc has received the contract to produce the U.S. Military’s Subsequent-Technology Extremely-Gentle Camouflage Netting System (ULCANS), confirmed to ship world-leading safety throughout the electromagnetic spectrum. The contract is a 10-year, indefinite supply / indefinite amount award, with a complete worth of USD480 million. Full-rate manufacturing is predicted to start in early 2019.

Fibrotex USA’s new ULCANS contract is the results of a virtually two-year lengthy interval of extremely aggressive testing, trials and information assortment performed by the U.S. Military’s Natick Soldier Methods Heart (PM-FSS), which assessed camouflage applied sciences from main world producers towards the Military’s most superior battlefield surveillance sensors.

Extremely-Gentle Camouflage Netting System (ULCANS)
The combat-proven applied sciences underpinning the brand new ULCANS are based mostly on expertise  developed by father or mother firm Fibrotex Applied sciences Ltd (FTL) over the past 20 years, however have been specifically modified for the U.S. Division of Protection. ULCANS can be manufactured in a brand new state-of-the-art vertical manufacturing facility in McCreary County, Kentucky – the one such facility within the U.S. – creating and securing a whole bunch of recent expert American jobs over the following ten years.

Kentucky Congressman Harold ‘Hal’ Rogers mentioned “I firmly consider we have now the very best workforce within the nation and that their exhausting work and dedication has earned these new jobs, serving to ship an important new army contract from McCreary County. I take nice pleasure in realizing that our individuals are crafting these merchandise to maintain our warfighters and allies secure, giving them an edge on the battlefield.”

The brand new facility is being established subsequent to Out of doors Enterprise Company (OVC), which is a strategic companion to Fibrotex USA, and has been delivering soldier assist methods to the U.S. Military for many years.

Mr. Malleron, CEO of Fibrotex USA: “At present greater than ever army forces and opposition teams are utilizing evening imaginative and prescient sensors and thermal units towards our troops, however through the use of Fibrotex’ camouflage, concealment and deception options we make them undetectable once more, permitting them to proceed conserving us secure and SAVE LIVES.”

“Now we have greater than 50 years of expertise, with 1000’s of hours within the discipline and a deep understanding of standard and uneven warfare. The U.S. Military examined our greatest camouflage options and the camouflage repeatedly demonstrated the flexibility to defeat all sensors recognized to be working within the battlefield and all through the electromagnetic spectrum.”

Fibrotex’ 2D ULCANS expertise offers extra persistent IR, thermal & counter-radar efficiency and provides a higher vary of capabilities than recognized earlier than. Fibrotex USA will ship the fabric in reversible designs – permitting for the primary time a unique sample and functionality on every ­­facet, enabling troopers, automobiles and methods to vanish into mild/darkish woodland, snow/alpine and desert/city environments, mixing into the terrain in all climate situations, anyplace on the globe.

Fibrotex USA new Vertical manufacturing facility in KY will turn into the brand new Camouflage “house” and can present a one-stop-shop for all options offered underneath one roof.

About Fibrotex USA Inc

Fibrotex USA helps save lives and improves operational effectiveness, creating world-class options by means of steady evaluation of latest conflicts, combining discipline expertise with experience in distinctive compounds, ergonomic engineering, and camouflage supplies to offer full multispectral signature administration options.

Fibrotex USA is headquartered in Washington, D.C. and is an owned subsidiary of the Fibrotex Applied sciences LTD (FTL). Fibrotex has been creating and manufacturing superior camouflage methods for over 50 years, together with multispectral static and cell camouflage methods, from particular person options to methods to cowl all forms of sizes of army platform.

Cellular Camouflage Answer
Different superior signature administration options embrace the 2D Static Camouflage System for high-value mounted areas and Cellular Camouflage Answer in a position to masks cell platforms from all recognized visible, thermal-IR and radar sensors with no influence on their mobility or capability to combat.

The corporate has additionally created the progressive, multispectral ‘Package Sophia’ quickly configurable bundle enabling deployed forces to flexibly tailor their safety to a spread of threats.

An identical answer, ‘Package Noa’ was developed for particular person solider signature administration. As a person piece of kit, the Private Modular Camouflage system is ready-to-use, contained inside a 2L bag for fast deployment, growing soldier survivability.

For extra data please go to: www.fibrotexusa.com

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