Avon Protection Systems News

Avon Protection’s FM50 Mask System Chosen By Three NATO Nations And Partners

Avon Protection has received an order to supply two NATO Nations and one Partner, Belgium, Finland, and Norway with their foremost CBRN respiratory protection including FM50 mask systems, filters, spares, and accessories.  FM50 Air Purifying Respirator The FM50 provides operational flexibility required by NATO Allies and Partners forces; designed to protect troops in the most demanding of environments. Developed in conjunction with the United States Department of Défense to counte...

Avon Protection Receives NIOSH CBRN Approval On Their AvonAir Modular Powered Air Range

Avon Protection has received NIOSH CBRN approval on its AvonAir™ modular powered air range. The Avon EZAir, MP-PAPR and CS-PAPR usher in a new era of multipurpose and adaptable respiratory protection. The single filter Avon EZAir is the smallest and lightest CBRN powered respirator available with cost of ownership per use at nearly half that of PAPRs. The low profile MP-PAPR provides supreme user comfort through its unique flexible construction and hydration integration capability. The pi...

Avon Protection Launch CFP100 Particulate Filter In Response To Global Pandemic

Avon Protection is pleased to announce the launch of the CFP100 Particulate Filter, a development driven by increased demand for particulate protection as a result of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. The NIOSH approved CFP100 Particulate Filter compliments Avon Protection’s foremost respiratory protection portfolio, adapting proven technology to create their lightest and most comfortable filter canister to date. This development was an immediate response to the changing global operational condit...

Avon Protection Launches Their New Mine Counter Measures Rebreather

Building on their position at the forefront of diving rebreather designs, advanced data handling and decompression physiology, Avon Protection are proud to announce the launch of their new mine counter measures rebreather. The MCM100 is a high performance, deep diving, air and mixed gas, electronically controlled rebreather that is designed for explosive ordnance disposal and mine countermeasures diving operations. Continually evolving threat The MCM100 has been CE tested to 100m, which is su...

Avon Protection Announces NFPA1801:2018 Certification For Argus Range Of Thermal Imaging Cameras

Avon Protection announces NFPA1801:2018 certification of its argus range of thermal imaging cameras which include the Mi-TIC E, Mi-TIC E L, Mi-TIC 320 and Mi-TIC S models. Once again, Avon Protection offers the most diverse range NFPA compliant thermal imaging cameras. NFPA1801:2018 is the latest edition of the ‘Standard on Thermal Imagers for the Fire Service’. First published in 2013, the standard defines the minimum performance requirements for Thermal Imagers worldwide. Battery...

Avon Protection’s Team GasGasGas Wins The Red Bull Soapbox Race 2019

A team of employees from Avon Protection won the Red Bull Soapbox Race. Avon Protection’s Team GasGasGas first competed in the Red Bull Soapbox Race in 2017 where they rolled into a very respectable 14th place out of 75 teams. This year their story continued and their application impressed the judges so much, that they were selected to take part in the 2019 Red Bull Soapbox Race at Alexandra Palace in London on the 7th July and went on to become champions winning 1st place. Homemade unpo...

Avon Protection Completes Acquisition Of Team Wendy

Avon Protection is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Team Wendy, a foremost supplier of helmets, helmet accessories, and helmet liner and retention systems for military and first responder markets. Enlarged helmet portfolio The acquisition brings together two foremost providers to create a global front-runner in helmets. The enhanced and broader product portfolio will include: Enlarged helmet portfolio – A full range of tactical bump helmets, ballistic comba...

Avon Protection Awarded Contract To Supply The U.S. Army With Next-Generation Ballistic Helmet

Avon Protection is pleased to confirm the award of a sole-source contract worth up to $93 million to develop and supply the U.S. Army with the Next-Generation Integrated Head Protection System. The contract will follow on from the existing low-rate initial production contract for the Integrated Head Protection System which comes to an end in 2021. Technological Excellence & Commitment Paul McDonald, Chief Executive Officer, said, “I am delighted that Avon Protection will continue to...

Avon Protection Signs Agreement To Acquire Team Wendy

Avon Protection is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement to acquire Team Wendy, a foremost supplier of helmets and helmet liner and retention systems for Military and First Responder markets. Following completion, the acquisition will bring together two foremost providers to create a global front-runner in helmets. The enhanced and broader product portfolio will include: Enlarged helmet portfolio – A full range of tactical bump helmets, ballistic combat helmets, and search &a...

Avon Protection Receives Contract To Supply M61 Filter By U.S. Department Of Defense

Avon Protection is pleased to confirm the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has announced the award of a dual source contract to supply replacement M61 filters for the M50 mask system. Avon Protection will compete for each order of the $127 million contracts over a duration of up to seven years, being a five-year base period plus two further one-year extension periods. Avon Protection anticipates receiving the contract and first-order shortly, with deliveries expected to commence in the 2021 fi...

Avon Protection Awarded Contract To Supply Respiratory Protection For NATO

The NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) has awarded Avon Protection a 10 years contract to supply a complete CBRN personal respiratory system. This procurement was led by Finland and Norway to establish technical requirements and demanding end-user testing. The framework contract will enable NATO countries and partners to purchase Avon Protection’s foremost respiratory system, based around FM50, a full suite of filters, MP-PAPR, (Powered Air Purifying Respirator), ST53 (Self-Conta...

Avon Protection Announces Venari Group As The Distributor Of Thermal Imaging Cameras For The UK

High-performance equipment manufacturer, Avon Protection, announces Venari Group as its new distributor of thermal imaging cameras (TICs) for the UK fire market. The agreement will see Venari commence distributorship of Avon’s ‘argus’ range of TICs with immediate effect. The British-manufactured argus technology has been a pioneer within the British fire and rescue industry for three decades, having continually invested in R&D and product innovation. Its evolved ‘Mi-...

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