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Avon Protection is pleased to confirm that the Group has received its first delivery order worth $42.1 million from the U.S. Army under the Next Generation Integrated Head Protection System (NG IHPS) helmet contract W91CRB-21-D-0022.

Manufacturing ramp-up is progressing to plan after completing rigorous testing, with initial deliveries commencing in the first half of FY23 positioning Avon Protection as the leading helmet supplier to the U.S. DOD.

Paul McDonald, Chief Executive Officer at Avon Protection, commented:

“The receipt of this first delivery order is an important milestone for the NG IHPS, and a critical step in getting our advanced life-saving technology rolled out to U.S. military personnel with this first order. This programme cements our position as a global leader in head protection technology, and specifically as a centre of excellence in high-specification ballistic helmets.”