Ballistic Protection

Complete the Mission

Honeywell ballistic composite materials are used in a wide variety of armor applications, including military and law enforcement vests, helmets and vehicle armor. We develop innovative solutions to drive weight reductions in armor systems, enabling military and law enforcement personnel to be more effective in extreme situations. Our materials are designed with improved survivability and mission completion in mind.

  • Body Armor
  • Helmets and Face Protection
  • Vehicle Armor

Spectra shield Body ArmorOur ballistic composite materials are used in a variety of soft and hard body armor applications for police, military and VIPs, including:

  • Concealable and tactical vests
  • Breast plates
  • Protective outer garments (POGs)
  • Protective under garments (PUGs)
  • Our materials are also used in hand shields and bomb blankets.

The lightweight, high-strength materials offer many benefits:

  • Pistol and rifle threat protection
  • Fragmentation protection
  • Backface reduction
  • Comfort and flexibility
  • Little to no moisture absorption
  • Improved survivability for mission completion

DOWNLOAD OUR BODY ARMOR OVERVIEW

VIEW OUR LINE OF BALLISTIC COMPOSITE MATERIALS FOR BODY ARMOR

Helmet Performance TestHelmet manufacturers are faced with the challenge of pairing helmet performance improvements with reductions in weight. Our ballistic composite materials provide superior ballistic and fragment protection performance at the lowest possible weight.

Our customers take advantage of our complete in-house facility designed to quickly and effectively develop best-in-class helmet offerings. Our applications laboratory enables:

  • Material design
  • Rapid creation of new materials and technologies
  • Prototype helmet manufacturing
  • End-article testing (ballistic and non-ballistic)

Honeywell ballistic materials are also used to manufacture protective gear that provides face protection, such as mandibles.

DOWNLOAD OUR HELMET BROCHURE
VIEW OUR LINE OF BALLISTIC COMPOSITE MATERIALS

Honeywell offers a variety of ballistic composite materials to meet the broad spectrum of performance, weight, cost and environmental requirements for complex and demanding vehicle armor designs, including:

  • Fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft armor
  • Light tactical vehicle and large ground vehicle armor
  • Fast boat and littoral combat ship armor

Vehicle armor made with Honeywell’s ballistic composite materials is:

  • Lightweight for increased travel time, distance, maneuverability and load transport
  • Strong to withstand a wide range of threats
  • Designed for improved survivability and mission completion

VIEW OUR AVIATION ARMOR OVERVIEW
VIEW OUR LINE OF BALLISTIC COMPOSITE MATERIALS FOR VEHICLE ARMOR