Manufacture in Essex
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Established in 2001, VestGuard UK is a young, dynamic company, which has developed quickly to become a leader in the design and manufacture of ballistic solutions. With a factory in the United Kingdom utilising advanced technology and high quality materials, VestGuard is committed to deliver on-time tailored ballistic solutions for every customer, as well as investing in the latest research and technological innovation. VestGuard have a dedicated team for Research and Development, who are constantly working to better ballistic testing results, which are already up to 60% safer than the current NIJ ballistic standards. These pioneering ballistic solutions ensure that we are at the forefront of ballistic engineering. This was highlighted when VestGuard became the only British manufacturer and supplier of Body Armour to be certified to NIJ Ballistic Level IV. VestGuard are approved suppliers of NATO, United Nations and many foreign and domestic government organisations.
Capabilities: Aircraft components; Engineering; Manufacture; Mechanical assembly; Aftermarket support (MRO); Distribution; Environment; Design; Communication systems,equipment; Aerospace consultancy; Outsourcing; Test facilities; Research & development; Training consultancy; Defence systems; Security systems; Supply chain management; Generators; Financial services; Management systems; Computer components; BMS 10-83; Air conditioning,heating,ventilation; Tank,track vehicles and components; Intercommunication equipment; Armour personal,body; Helmets; Goggles,glasses; Holsters; Inverters; Knives,bayonets; Lamps; Night observation systems,equipment; Pumps; Riot,crowd Control equipment; Ballistic testing; Torpedoes; Combat engineering equipment; Converters; Targets, ranges and management; Air combat simulation; Markers,beacons and illumination; Telemetry equipment; Disaster relief training courses; Spares agency,parts supply; Build-to-print electro,mechanical equipment; Television equipment and engineering; Ballistics instrumentation; Control,restraint equipment; Truncheons,battons; Covert systems,equipment; Battery charging systems,equipment; TETRA systems,equipment; Protective clothing systems; Training facilities
Formerly known as Farsound Engineering, Xcel Aerospace from Jan 1st 2016 has begun an exciting period of growth and diversification as the business aligns with the changing needs of its customers and its increased capabilities in machined components, fabrications and assembles within the aerospace industry. As a leading Supplier of value added services, specialising in manufacture, assembly, kitting and distribution of make to print products for the Aerospace Industry offering Prismatic, Turning, Fabrication, Presswork, Water Jet, Clips and Bond Leads supported by our NADCAP approved NDT facility
Xcel Aerospace is committed to delivering manufacturing excellence within the aerospace industry. Combining 25 years of engineering experience and knowledge with a modern approach to management and operations, customers’ supply chain performance is improved through reduced costs and shorter delivery times for high quality components. Put simply, we are integral to our customers’ success.