Globally, the TenCate advantage is to combine our ability to design products that provide protection against a wide array of threats with the need for reduced weight at the greatest value for the customer. We have a strong global track record as a high-capacity, cost-effective, quality driven, and highly reliable partner in complex large-scale projects and long-term partnerships. In everything we do, we keep a clear focus on our continuously improving our products, our processes and our technologies in order for us always to be able to add value to our customers and the users of our products.
Our dedicated employees take great pride in knowing that their work with creating the best possible ballistic protection solutions for law enforcement and military personnel results in the safety and comfort of the users every day in hostile environments all over the world.
Globally, we provide protection that makes a difference.
Held every October in Washington, D.C., the AUSA Annual Meeting is the largest landpower exposition and professional development forum in North America. The Annual Meeting consists of informative presentations, panel discussions on pertinent military and national security subjects, workshops and important AUSA business meetings.
TenCate will show a wide range of products and solutions for protection of military personnel, including passive armor systems as well as the latest updates on TenCate ABDS™ active blast countermeasure system for protection against mines and IEDs.
We look forward to welcoming new and existing customers at our stand at Security ESSEN 22-26 September, where we will present cutting-edge solutions for protection of personnel and vehicles.
TenCate Advanced Armour for VIP vehicles and cash-in-transit vehicles provides effective protection quality for use in security solutions. The protection system not only protects VIPs and employees against attacks using either firearms or explosives, it also ensures low transport weight, low fuel costs and reasonable overall operating costs.
Armour for VIP vehicles and cash-in-transit vehicles is a financially responsible approach that features approved armour solutions tailored to match customer demands for the best possible protection and maximum security.
TenCate Advanced Armor has developed a complete line of armor solutions including 15 families of hard body armor plates, 2 hard armor solutions used in ballistic resistant shields, 6 soft body armor models, and 2 soft body armor materials.
TenCate Advanced Armor USA adheres to a unique business model. We do not sell personal protection products direct to wholesalers, distributors, dealers, or the end user. Our products are only available through armor manufacturers, either private labeled, or under the TenCate brands.
For protection of soldiers and law enforcement personnel, TenCate can deliver a full range of high quality products, tested and certified by independent test institutes. Our solutions for personal protection are lightweight and designed and developed to provide maximum safety as well as light weight and user comfort. The solutions match the particular level of threat faced by the user as well as focusing on comfort, while answering the toughest requirements from end users. These products are integrated in vest and plate carrier systems by leading vest manufacturers globally. We offer high quality products such as:
Throughout the processes involved, each raw material, semifinished product and finished product is identified and monitored, ensuring that its history is fully documented – and is therefore traceable. The TenCate Advanced Armour Quality Assurance System extends through all aspects of contract compliance monitoring, including design, product development, purchase, manufacturing, inspection, maintenance, packing, shipping and storage.
TenCate Advanced Armor engineers and manufactures a complete line of hard body armor products that meet or exceeds U.S. Military and National Institute of Justice (NIJ) performance standards.
The TenCate Cratus™ brand originated from Greek mythology, personifying strength, might, power and sovereign rule. Our advantage lies in our ability to design products that provide protection against a wide array of threats with the need for reduced weight at the greatest value.
The TenCate Cratus™ hard armor plates can be made to be used in conjunction with a vest with a soft ballistic pack or as stand-alone solution in a plate carrier system.
Depending on threat level specified, the plates can be either fibre based or built in a composite solution with high strength ceramics as strike face to defeat high power rifle ammunition.
The inserts are available in a wide range of shapes, from flat to complex ergonomic designs. These inserts can also be customised with different finishes, such as PU, textiles, or plastic covers.
TenCate Multi-light™ inserts are light in weight, and designed to match the particular level of threat specified as well as focusing on user comfort. Combining high performance and low weight, TenCate Multi-light™ enhances troop endurance and mobility during operations. These products cover the full range of ballistic protection, making sure customers can get their exact needs met, including special requirements in terms of finish and shape.
The TenCate Multi-light™ inserts can be made to be used in conjunction with a vest with a soft ballistic pack or as stand-alone solution in a plate carrier system.
Depending on threat level specified, the inserts can be based either on high performance fibres such as Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology or built in a composite solution with high strength ceramics as strike face to defeat high power rifle ammunition.
The inserts are available in a wide range of shapes, from flat to complex ergonomic designs. These inserts can also be customised with different finishes, such as TenCate Rosist®, textiles, or plastic covers.
TenCate Targa-light™ is available as customised solutions to meet specific requirements and is an outstanding solution for personnel protection when safety, durability and mobility are at the top of the agenda.
TenCate Targa-light™ is certified in accordance with international standards that include NIJ.
The shields can be equipped with a full range of optional equipment, including ballistic glass, foldable legs, lights, upgraded protection, wheeled chassis, transport bag and a carrying system. This carrying system allows the weight of the shield to be carried on both shoulders, and can be removed in seconds by the user alone.
TenCate Targa-light™ shields are light in weight, making sure the user can move around easily. This results in greater user endurance during operations under extreme conditions. The shields are also very resistant to shocks and impact, enabling the user to operate without worrying about damaging the shield.
TenCate Targa-light™ ballistic protection equipment also features a high multi-hit capability, ensuring an outstanding degree of safety even if the shield is hit by multiple projectiles
TenCate Pro-Tector® is based high performance fabric materials designed to protect against a wide range of hand held weapons, such as knives, edged blades and hand guns.
TenCate Pro-Tector® can be customised to meet individual requirements.
TenCate Pro-Tector® is used for multi-threat protection and anti-trauma applications in bullet- and knife proof vests. In multi-threat solutions it can be used in stand alone or hybrid material configurations.
TenCate Pro-tector® is available in large sheets with the dimensions 336 x 130 cm.
TenCate Pro-Tector® is certified in accordance with international standards that include NIJ, PSDB, ISO, TR, Mil and NATO STANAG, as well as customer-specific requirements.