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Home Office awards Level Peaks and NP Aerospace CAST Accreditation

Posted 29 July 2020 · Add Comment

Level Peaks Associates' Adaptive Vest System, in conjunction with the NP Aerospace LASA LWB III+ IC06 Lightweight Buoyant Ballistic Hard Armour plate, has been awarded Certificate of Accreditation by the Home Office Centre for Applied Science & Technology (CAST).

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The Centre for Applied Science & Technology (CAST) has confirmed that the Adaptive Vest System in conjunction with the NP Aerospace LASA LWB III+ IC06 Ballistic Hard Armour Plate has met the minimum requirements of Body Armour Standard 012/17 and has been accredited by the Home Office.

Level Peaks Associates supplies high-performance tactical gear to elite forces across the world. NP Aerospace is a global manufacturer of personal armour and vehicle armour used by major military organisations. Both are key partners to the UK Ministry of Defence, UK Police Forces and NATO military forces. The announcement extends both companies’ product offerings into elite law enforcement.

Jim Clarke, Director of Programs at Level Peaks Associates, comments: “Level Peaks supply products to specialists who demand the best capability. The Adaptive Vest System is one of our latest innovations designed for Armed police and other specialist users. Working in conjunction with NP Aerospace has allowed us to provide the highest level of ballistic protection against the latest advanced threats combined with a lightweight solution for enhanced user mobility.”

James Kempston, CEO NP Aerospace, comments: “Our Level III+ IC06 CAST Ballistic Plate is one of our lightest high protection plates designed to stop rifle rounds including AK47. Being awarded CAST certificate of accreditation extends our reach into law enforcement, enabling police forces to fight crime effectively using well established military products. Level Peaks are a very well-established market leader and we are pleased to be working together to provide integrated systems.”

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