Plasan Sasa Wins Contract to Supply Personal Armor to Israel Defense Forces

The Company Will Supply Over 2000 Ergonomic Assault Vests in Multi-Million Dollar Project Eurosatory, June11, 2006 - Plasan Sasa, a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of combat-proven ballistic armor solutions, announced that it has been awarded a contract to supply the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) with assault vests in one of the largest tenders issued in Israel for personal armor. According to the contract, Plasan Sasa will supply the IDF with thousands of its ergonomic assault vests in a project valued at several million dollars. These sophisticated vests are made of exceptionally lightweight yet durable materials that provide full coverage for critical torso areas, while being unusually comfortable to wear, even in the most difficult climatic conditions. "There has been an increasing awareness regarding the importance of personal armor. We have worked with the IDF over the years on many different projects involving various armored platforms, and are very pleased that the IDF has once again shown its confidence in our solutions and our technology, and has selected us for this important project, which will protect soldiers' lives and safety during their various missions and enable greater security and survival in the army", said Plasan Sasa's CEO, Dan Ziv. Rapid Response to Market Needs Assures Ongoing Global Success Recognizing the critical need for dependable, cost-effective solutions to meet the significant challenges arising on the world's battlefields in the area of personal armor, Plasan Sasa has harnessed its considerable expertise and capabilities to provide cutting-edge products of the highest quality that meet the budgetary requirements of its global customer base. The company successfully competes in personal armor tenders in Israel and around the world, and recently won a multi-million dollar tender to supply personal armor to a country in Asia. Field-Proven Solutions Based on Latest Technological Advances Plasan Sasa's solutions utilize the most advanced materials, including next-generation ceramic armor - SMART (Super Multi-Hit Armor Technology). The company's Advanced Tactical Assault Vest, developed in cooperation with NATO's International Association of Police Forces, features an adjustable valve that enables real-time adaptation to changing threat levels. The vest meets the stringent requirements of Special Forces units, offering maximum protection against high velocity projectiles The company's High Density Polyethylene HD-PE Armor Panels and Ergonomic Armor Plates are made from the lightest existing protective material. Ergonomically designed and water-repellent, they provide full vital organ protection, high multi-hit capability, and optimal protection in even the most humid conditions.

Source: Plasan Sasa
Date: Jun 11, 2006

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