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Armtec Defense Technologies develops and manufactures ordnance products for a wide variety of military applications. With more than five decades of experience and over 140 million items delivered to date, our products support the U.S Government and its allies across the globe, keeping military personnel safe and well-equipped with high-quality, reliable products.

Our commitment to operational excellence, safety and quality in our manufacturing facilities is apparent in the modernization and strategic automation implemented within our manufacturing processes. Our operational performance is further enhanced by an intensive continuous improvement focus,  lean manufacturing programs and cultural principles that are a key part of the Armtec Operating System.

Propellant Containers for Artillary
Artillary products include the Modular Artillery Charge System (MACS), nitrocellulose-based igniter tubes, and the M203A1 top zone charge. MACS advantages include: 

  • Greatly reduced cost and logistics chain; charge system is additive, eliminating the need to dispose of unused charges
  • Increased safety during transport and loading
  • Extended range
  • Increased rates of fire

120mm Combustible Cartridge Case (CCC) for Main Battle Tanks
120mm CCC nitrocellulose-based modular-fiber components are rigid and durable. Advantages include:

  • High-pressure and high-velocity capability without the extraction problems associated with metal cases
  • Increased muzzle velocities
  • Combat proven
  • Total round weight reduction
  • Capable of withstanding harsh environments and rough handling conditions

Propellant Containers for Mortar Systems
Nitrocellulose-based mortar propelling charge containers are the combat-proven standard on all U.S mortar ammunition. Advantages include:

  • Elimination of hangfires associated with in-bore residue 
  • Moisture resistant
  • Proven performance in a wide range of climatic conditions
  • Consistent muzzle velocity, resulting in increased accuracy
  • Extended shelf-life
  • Combat-proven

Pyrophoric Powder Payloads
Iron based reactive powders that spontaneously ignite and burn when exposed to air. Pyrophoric payloads are currenly being produced for the 40mm DNT M918E1 High Velocity and M781E1 Low Velocity cartridges. Advantages include:

  • High visibility (unaided eye) day and night (thermal and IR) past 1,500 meters
  • No explosive ignition
  • Non-dud range safety
  • Reducted fire risk
  • Extended shelf live (20+ years)

Propellant Containers for ArtillaryPropellant Containers for Mortar SystemsCCCPyrophoric

Quality and Environmental Certifications

Armtec Defence Technologies is committed to safety, quality, on-time delivery and environmental compliance. Our facilities are certified to ISO 9001 QMS and ISO 14001 Environmental Management System.

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