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Polar Technology partners with Supacat on Jackal

Eynsham based Polar Technology Management Group Ltd have recently entered into a partnership with Supacat UK to deliver a key part of the enhanced safety roll over protection (ROPs) assembly for the High Mobility Transporter (HMT) vehicle, termed the Jackal by the British Army.

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With expertise in the engineering of precision fabricated assemblies, tube manipulation, high integrity coded welding, managing supply chains and delivering to tight regulatory standards, Polar Technology are the perfect match for this programme.

Polar Technology are providing safety solutions to the roll over protection system on the Jackal vehicle and enhancing the value chain of the programme and working closely with Supacat’s assembly partner Babcock.

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Tom Lloyd, Head of Commercial said: “Polar Technology have been engaged with Supacat for nearly 10 years. We are delighted to be contracted on the new build Jackal 3 programme and our relationship has grown and improved significantly. We look forward to working with Supacat to support them in bringing new platforms, upgrading in-service vehicles and technologies to the market for many years to come.”

Lizzie Jones, Supacat Operations Director said: “Supacat has been working with Polar Technology on the enhanced ROPS Parts to ensure the certified parts we designed are made to our specification, and our tooling allows for a repeatable manufacturing process. We look forward to working with Polar Technology on future projects.”

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Polar Technology’s team of engineers and highly skilled fabricators produce critical safety components for a range of industries for vehicles working in the harshest environments and working with Supacat is the pinnacle of safety.
 

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