MKU Ltd. delivers next generation, high performance body armour to Military Police Sao Paulo, Brazil

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MKU Ltd. delivers next generation, high performance body armour to Military Police Sao Paulo, Brazil

15 March 2021, Kanpur, India

Global defense and homeland security company - MKU Limited based in India and Germany became the first company outside Brazil to provide ballistic vests to the elite Military Police Sao Paulo. 

Military Police Sao Paulo had initiated a tender for 14,500 ballistic vests based on the latest NIJ 0101.06 standard of the National Institute of Justice, USA. The specifications of the tender for the ballistic vests were highly focused on overall end-user experience with special emphasis on comfort, lighter weight & flexibility. 

This global tender attracted many international companies and was highly contested, but the tender was awarded to the proposal submitted by MKU Ltd.

Known for its expertise in providing advanced ballistic solutions using proprietary design and patented technologies, MKU has over 3 decades of experience coupled with state-of-the-art infrastructure and manufacturing processes. These high-performance vests, with Level IIIA protection were custom designed by MKU to ensure enhanced ballistic protection at lower weights, comfort, mobility, and ease of use. They are made using special antibacterial fabrics, which ensures comfort, even over prolonged use. MKU delivered the vests in over 21 different sizes as per the customer request.

The vests are NIJ certified and were thoroughly tested for performance, during the tender process and after they were delivered. 

Mr. Neeraj Gupta, Managing Director said “We are proud to be associated with the elite Military Police Sao Paulo and are confident that these vests not only offer the best protection, but are extremely light-weight and very comfortable to wear. MKU is dedicated to provide its customers with the confidence they require while reducing the hassles. We look forward to working closely with Military Police Sao Paulo in the future and providing them with best in class products.” 

MKU- Increasing Capability. Reducing Risks

MKU is a leading manufacturer of electro-optic devices, personal and platform armor solutions for military and homeland security forces with a customer base in over 100 countries. Operating out of India and Germany, MKU has provided protection to over 2 million soldiers and 2000+ platforms across 230 forces till date. Over the years MKU has developed several patented products that increase the capability and reduce risk for soldiers in the line of duty. 

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About MKU

MKU is an Indian defence company headquartered in Kanpur, India. It has 4 production facilities of which 3 are in India and the fourth one is in Sittensen, Germany. The company manufactures protection and surveillance range of equipment and solutions. MKU has spent the last three decades building up a broad product portfolio that includes ballistic vests, ballistic helmets and other personal protection products for military and security forces as well as Platform armouring solutions for land-air-sea platforms. It has recently set up one of the most modern facilities for the manufacture of Night Vision Devices and Day sights. MKU is a registered NATO & UN supplier, and all its manufacturing facilities are certified to ISO 9001:2008, AS 9100, ISO 14000 standards and it has also received the much coveted BA 9000 certification, mandated by NIJ for Body Armour products. Till date, it has provided protection to over 2 million soldiers and 2000 platforms. Its products are used by 230 forces in over 100 countries worldwide.