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Avon Protection Awarded German Navy Contract to Supply Multi-Role Rebreather

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Avon Protection Awarded German Navy Contract to Supply Multi-Role Rebreather

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Avon Protection Awarded German Navy Contract to Supply Multi-Role Rebreather
Avon Protection Awarded German Navy Contract to Supply Multi-Role Rebreather

Avon Protection, the leading global provider of mission-critical underwater protection and CBRN systems, has been selected by the German Navy to supply its Multi-Role Rebreather for military diving operations. The contract includes the supply of Avon’s market-leading rebreather and ongoing technical support to ensure complete, sustained operation of the system’s advanced safety features and capability. The multi-million Euro award was made following the completion of the competitive public tender process and a full test programme by the German Navy. Germany now joins fellow NATO nations and a growing number of additional global Military users that rely on Avon Protection’s underwater product portfolio.

MCM100 Multi-Role Rebreather. (Photo by Avon Protection)
MCM100 Multi-Role Rebreather. (Photo by Avon Protection)

“We are delighted that the German Navy has selected our innovative rebreather. This represents a significant award for Avon Protection and the military diving personnel who will benefit from the cutting-edge technologies and enhanced operability it will bring them,” said Kevin Gurr, Avon Protection’s Underwater Systems Director.

MCM100 Multi-Role Rebreather. (Photo by Avon Protection)
MCM100 Multi-Role Rebreather. (Photo by Avon Protection)

The MCM100 is Avon Protection’s state of the art electronically controlled, closed circuit, mixed gas military rebreather. Developed in collaboration with the UK’s Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and the Royal Norwegian Navy, the MCM100 is designed to excel in both shallow and deep water military diving applications; optimised for Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), Mine Countermeasures (MCM) and Special Operations diving. The market leading MCM100 delivers true multi-role military rebreather capability, incorporating cutting edge technology and innovative operational features, to deliver significantly enhanced diver safety and extended mission duration.

MCM100 Multi-Role Rebreather. (Photo by Avon Protection)
MCM100 Multi-Role Rebreather. (Photo by Avon Protection)

Avon Protection is recognised as a world leader in respiratory and ballistic protection, delivering life critical solutions for Militaries and First Responders worldwide. As an innovative capability provider, Avon Protection understand the unique requirements of the modern warfighter and tactical operator. This depth of specialisation and understanding has ensured products are designed to protect users in the most extreme of environments. Avon Protection are proud to have supplied protection solutions to the UK Ministry of Defence and other allies since the 1920’s and remain the primary supplier of integrated protective equipment to NATO and the United States Department of Defense Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and Special Operations Forces.

MCM100 Multi-Role Rebreather. (Photo by Avon Protection)
MCM100 Multi-Role Rebreather. (Photo by Avon Protection)

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