Morgan Advanced Materials' armour technology can be applied to products such as combat helmets, bomb disposal suits and body armour, as well as armoured vehicles.
Morgan Advanced Materials' armour technology can be applied to products such as combat helmets, bomb disposal suits and body armour, as well as armoured vehicles.

Morgan says this move demonstrates its commitment to delivering a comprehensive service for organisations seeking highly engineered composite systems and components across a broad range of industries.

The Morgan Advanced Materials – Composites and Defence Systems business will be based in Coventry, UK.

“As an armour company we have the unique ability to optimise the performance of ceramic and composite materials, as well as designing the integrated armour system to maximise protection for a given weight – a key benefit in the field," says Duncan Eldridge, managing director of Morgan Advanced Materials – Composites and Defence Systems.

"Our armour technology can be applied to products including combat helmets, bomb disposal suits and body armour, as well as armoured vehicles. Our composite armour systems have been used extensively in armoured vehicles for military, police and counter-terrorist applications particularly in Afghanistan and Iraq in recent years, with more than 1,100 fully integrated armoured vehicles supplied to date."

Eldridge also points out that the company has also had success in using composite materials in civil applications, such as medical therapy beds. 

Morgan Advanced Materials (LSE: MGAM) is a materials engineering company focused on specialist ceramics, carbon and composites. It has more than 10,000 employees across 50 countries serving the energy, transport, healthcare, electronics, security and defence, petrochemical and industrial sectors.