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TenCate Defender™ M is set for a user trial by Australian Defence Force in Afghanistan

Published on 1 June 2011
TenCate Protective Fabrics logo, the company has supplied fabric for a user trial by the Australian Defense Force in Afghanistan
TenCate Protective Fabrics use personal protective textiles for maximum protection and comfort

TenCate Protective Fabrics USA has supplied TenCate Defender™ M inherently Flame Resistant fabric for use in an extensive user trial for Australian Defence Force currently in action in Afghanistan.

The uniforms for the Australian soldiers involved were manufactured by Crye Precision™ in Brooklyn (New York, USA) and printed with the Multi Cam® pattern. Select members of the Australian Defence Force serving "outside the wire" in Afghanistan will be issued garments made with TenCate Defender™ M.
The combination of the technical textiles expertise of TenCate and the innovative apparel design of Crye Precision™ ensures that Australian forces will receive the best protection and maximum comfort. TenCate Defender™ M is currently worn by every United States deployed ground troop in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Protection, durability and comfort
TenCate Protective Fabrics and its supply chain partners fully manufactured fabric for this program while the uniforms are being supplied by Crye Precision ™.  The Flame Resistant fabric selected for the uniforms is TenCate Defender™ M in 6.2 ounce rip stop. According to Chris Corner, Director of Market Innovation and Business Development for TenCate Defense & Tactical in the USA comments: "TenCate Protective Fabrics is proud the Australian Soldiers are evaluating our fabric as part of the Multi Cam® user trial. The TenCate Defender ™ M product portfolio was designed to provide the best combination of protection, durability and comfort. We are honored by the opportunity to provide our materials for this new program".


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