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Ceradyne adds helmet capabilities to protection porfolio

By / June 11, 2009

The acquisition of company that makes advanced military helmets broadens the strategic position of one of the leading ceramic armor makers in the United States. Ceradyne Inc. has announced that it has purchased the New Hampshire-based Diaphorm Technologies, a company that has been making innovative ballistic combat and non-combat helmets using proprietary technology. Already, Ceradyne…

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Ceradyne nabs $7 million armor order

By / May 21, 2009

Ceradyne announced today that it was the recipient of a $7.3 million Enhanced Small Arms Protective Inserts. This is good news for the company since it is a hard revenue item rather than an open contract. The DOD wants the armor delivered “in the third quarter of 2009.” Ceradyne has a standing Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity…

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