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QinetiQ North America’s LAST Armor to protect C-130 aircraft

News International-French

17 Jun 2013

QinetiQ North America (QNA) announces that Lockheed Martin has selected its enhanced LAST lightweight composite armor to protect AC-130J aircraft.

Part of QNA’s survivability suite, LAST armor is a unique, field installable system for use on a variety of fixed and rotary wing aircraft. Each unit is designed using an array of armor formulas and configurations, depending on mission priorities and threat mitigation requirements.

In addition to delivering the proven LAST armor system, QNA has partnered with leading technology innovators to develop the best possible solutions for ballistics modernization. Key team contributors on the LOX program include Incident Control Systems and TenCate Advanced Armor.

Part of QinetiQ’s Global Products division, QNA’s Technology Solutions Group is a world leader in technology solutions that save lives in defense, security and commercial environments. Survivability solutions include comprehensive armor, blast protection, integrated warrior systems and gunfire detection systems that are scalable for use in fixed-site, mobile, vehicle-mounted or wearable applications.

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