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MKU Product launch at DSA Malaysia

MKU is a global defence and homeland security solutions company that empowers armed forces with smart solutions that allow them to face challenging situations confidently and successfully.

By Asian military review
26/03/2022

Company Profile-

MKU is a global defence and homeland security solutions company that empowers armed forces with smart solutions that allow them to face challenging situations confidently and successfully.


We have a global footprint and presence in over 100 countries, experience of successfully armouring over 3000 platforms, infrastructure spread out over 4 manufacturing facilities, spanning over 4,00,000 square feet, across India and Germany, and an in-house R&D Centre recognised by the Ministry of Science and Technology, India. We have built a steady and growing reputation for ‘Making in India, for the World’.


Committed to our motto, ‘Empowering Heroes’, we have always believed we are indebted to Heroes, who fearlessly stand in the line of duty to safeguard our freedom, security and way of life. They are not only making our world safer, they are ensuring that it remains safe for the generations to come. It is our honour to be able to empower them.


MKU Capabilities-

We are headquartered in India, and we operate through 5 manufacturing facilities spread over 400,000 sq ft between Germany, UAE and India with a team of over 500 individuals.

In our state-of-the-art facility in Germany, we have capabilities of testing solutions for up to 28,000 joules and conforms to strict standards specified by the NATO Standardization Office (e.g. STANAG 4569) and the National Institute of Justice (e.g. NIJ 0108.01)

The core of each solution at MKU is the Smart Trinity, i.e. Smart Technology, Smart Functionality and Smart Design.

Kavro Soldier Protection from MKU are smart Soldier Protection solutions which give soldiers multi-threat protection, using patented technologies and systems developed with years of research and development. These include ballistic helmets, body armour and ballistic shields and blankets. Our acquisition of a German company—AST GmbH—has helped us to move on to the next level in delivering smart personal protection solutions.

KAVRO TAC-I IIA Tactical Over Vest
KAVRO TAC-I IIA Tactical Over Vest


Kavro Platform Protection solutions include light weight armouring platforms for land, air and naval platforms.

Netro Soldier Optronics from MKU are industry-leading in-house solutions for night vision and thermal equipment which allow soldiers to operate efficiently in the dark. The range includes night vision and thermal weapon sights, monocular goggles and handheld devices.


Products we are showcasing at DSA, are-

Netro TD-5100 Driver Night Sight

The Netro TD-5100 Driver Night Sight for T-90 tanks combines the power of uncooled thermal sensors and day optics to deliver instant visibility in pitch dark conditions, or through dust, fog, or smoke. Also, the device is smartly designed to remain a minimal maintenance solution that form-fits on to existing T-90 platforms without the need for cutting through the armour. It is also compatible for use with all T series tanks, BMPs and other armoured vehicles. MKU is the first private sector company to receive the ToT of Driver Night Sight for T-90 Tanks from IRDE (Instruments Research & Development Establishment), DRDO (Defence Research & Development Organisation), Ministry of Defence, Government of India.

  • Uncooled IR Detector: 640 x 480 / 17micron Pitch
  • Day Camera: 1280 x 1024 / 9.7micron Pitch
  • FOV: 45° x 34°
  • Range: 150 m for tank size target
  • Display: Binocular OLED/LCD
  • Power: Tank Power (24VDC Nominal)
  • Environmental: JSS 5855 / JSS 55555


Netro NB 3100 Aviation Night Vision Goggles (NB 3100 ANVG)

Netro NB-3100 is designed for aircraft pilots to help them effectively navigate while flying at very low altitudes to avoid detection in high threat environments or while flying off or landing at night/pitch dark conditions in dangerous environments.


NB 3100-Aviation night vision googgles 

The NB-3100 is powered by a Gen III Image Intensifier sensor for excellent low light performance. They are rugged, waterproof and compliant to MIL STG 810G.

  • Magnification: 1x (Min)
  • Field of View: 40° (Min)
  • Diopter Adjustment: -4 to +2
  • Weight: 600g (Max)
  • Focus Range: 20cm to Infinity
  • Generation: 3
  • Autogating: Yes
  • Optical Filter Class: Class A/B/C
  • Power Supply: With primary battery and power pack
  • Adjustment in horizontal plate: 25mm (Min)
  • Adjustment in vertical plate: 15mm (Min)
  • Tilt Adjustment: 10⁰
  • Interpupillary Adjustment: 52mm to 72mm
  • Environmental Std.: JSS-55555/ MIL-STD 810G Compliant


ADVANCED BALLISTIC HELMET (KAVRO ACH-115 B)

ACH-126 T provides excellent stability to the ballistic helmet even during extreme tactical manoeuvres or when used with headgear like night vision devices.

The helmet offers protection of up to level IIIA with a resulting BHBT (Behind Armour Blunt Trauma) of less than 16mm. It is compatible with the ballistic mandible protector for full face protection from blunt impact, high-velocity ballistic threats of up to 9mm FMJ RN at 436±9 m/s and fragment protection (V50) of 650 m/s against 17gr / .22 cal./ 1.1 g FSP projectile as per STANAG 2920/MIL 662F.


KAVRO ACH-115 B

Ballistic Protection (V0):

  • .44 magnum SJHP at 436± 9 m/s
  • 9mm FMJ RN at 436± 9 m/s
  • 357 SIG FMJ FN at 436± 9 m/s
  • .45 ACP at 282 ± 15 m/s


INTEGRATED OVER VEST (KAVRO TAC-I-IIA+)

Powered by Kiroshield technology, the Kavro TAC-I-IIA+ tactical over vest offers Level III+ protection per NIJ Level 0101.06 and is capable of absorbing multiple hits with extremely low resulting trauma. The vest features an integrated system to carry a 30L Bag-pack. The Bag-pack can be quickly attached and detached to and from the body armour or can be carried with shoulder straps.

This immensely versatile, lightweight, ergonomic over vest features the revolutionary Insta Load Distribution System which reduces the carried weight of a soldier by over thirty percent thereby enhancing mobility and agility for soldiers. Designed for survivability and protection, the TAC-I-IIA+ also incorporates the patented quick release system for emergency situations.

The over vest is built using a smart combination of robust breathable fabrics with non-toxic, anti-allergic and antifungal properties. It incorporates silver ion-embedded spacer mesh fabric with sweat management features that feel comfortable on the body


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