MTL Group awarded “V Hull” contract for Foxhound Vehicle

MTL Group a major Euro­pean Defence man­u­fac­tur­ing spe­cial­ist has been award­ed a sig­nif­i­cant con­tract from Force Pro­tec­tion Europe to sup­ply a ser­i­al pro­duc­tion run of fab­ri­cat­ed armoured “V” hulls for the pres­ti­gious UK Fox­hound project.

Armoured “V” hulls for the pres­ti­gious UK Fox­hound project
Pho­to cour­tesy of Force Pro­tec­tion Europe
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MTL Group has also sup­port­ed Force Pro­tec­tion Europe and Ricar­do on this project though its Design For Man­u­fac­ture ser­vice. This DFM ser­vice pro­vid­ed an oppor­tu­ni­ty to select the opti­mum mate­ri­als and influ­ence the design for Pho­to cour­tesy of Force Pro­tec­tion Europe vol­ume production.

From their new 300,000 sq. ft mod­ern man­u­fac­tur­ing facil­i­ty, MTL Group will pro­duce these com­plex high­ly pro­tect­ed hulls. MTL Group will be using state of the art equip­ment includ­ing the world’s largest robot press and robot weld­ing to ensure con­sis­tent qual­i­ty and vol­ume achievement.

MTL Group is renowned with­in the Defence and Secu­ri­ty sec­tor as a reli­able part­ner for com­po­nents man­u­fac­tured from both armour and high strength mate­ri­als, and is recog­nised as the num­ber one sup­pli­er with­in Europe for this type of ser­vice and materials.

MTL Group’s Sales Direc­tor Karl Stew­art said “We are delight­ed to be involved in the Fox­hound pro­gramme and Design For Man­u­fac­ture has been a key ser­vice that enabled us to work with our cus­tomer to enhance their prod­uct and reduce costs” 

Feb­ru­ary 2011
For any fur­ther infor­ma­tion please con­tact:
Owen Hall – MTL Group Lim­it­ed
Tel: +44 (0)114 261 5728

Issued on behalf of –
MTL Group Lim­it­ed, Grange Lane, Brinsworth, Rother­ham, S60 5AEUK 

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