Yearly Archives: 2013

Gentex Awarded Integrated Helmet Protection System Contract for U.S. Soldier Protection System

Light Weight, Modular System Provides Enhanced Protection and Performance

November 19, 2013

Carbondale, Pennsylvania, November 19, 2013. Gentex Corporation, a leading provider of personal protection and situational awareness solutions for global defense and security forces, was awarded a contract of $1.3M for Phase 1 Development Testing of the Integrated Head Protection System (IHPS) component of the Soldier Protection System (SPS) by the U.S. Army. A multiple sequential…

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Ops-Core Awarded Contract to Supply UAE with the Ops-Core FAST Ballistic High Cut (XP) Helmet

Helmet System Selected for Proven Performance and Modular Design

November 12, 2013

Boston, Massachusetts, November 12, 2013. Ops-Core, a wholly owned subsidiary of Gentex Corporation and the recognized world-leader in modular integrated helmet systems for elite defense and security forces, was awarded a contract to supply the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Presidential Guard with its Ops-Core FAST Ballistic High Cut (XP) Helmets.  Field proven ballistic protection and…

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Gentex Receives SAFE Team Achievement Award at the 51st Annual SAFE Association Symposium

Project Team Exceeds High Priority, Urgent Operational Needs to Enhance Ballistic Capabilities

October 24, 2013

Carbondale, Pennsylvania, October 24, 2013. Gentex Corporation, a leading provider of personal protection and situational awareness solutions for global defense and security forces, was presented the SAFE Team Achievement Award at the 51st Annual SAFE Association Symposium in Reno, Nevada. Gentex, who was recognized for their participation on the Ballistic Aircrew Helmet Acquisition (BAHA) Urgent Operational Need…

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Gentex Corporation ― Ops-Core® Features New Ops-Core RAC Headset at DSEI Exhibition

True 3D hearing technology and comfort/streamlined features advance capability

September 9, 2013

Carbondale, Pennsylvania, September 9, 2013. Ops-Core Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Gentex Corporation, and the recognized worldwide leader in modular integrated helmet systems for elite defense and security forces, will feature its latest innovation, the Ops-Core® Rail Attached Communications (RAC) headset, at this year’s DSEI defense and security exhibition in London, September 10th – 13th….

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Gentex Corporation ― Gentex Awarded $86.8M U.S. Government Contract for Lightweight Advanced Combat Helmets

Light weight and advanced retention technology advance soldier capability

September 6, 2013

Carbondale, Pennsylvania, September 6, 2013. Gentex Corporation, a leading provider of personal protection and situational awareness solutions for global defense and security forces, was awarded a maximum $86.8M firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract by the U.S. Government’s Defense Logistics Agency.  Under the multi-year contract, Gentex will provide Lightweight Advanced Combat Helmets (ACH) to the U.S. Army, Navy, Air…

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Gentex Corporation ― California Facility Receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award

August 13, 2013

Carbondale, Pennsylvania, August 13, 2013. Gentex Corporation, a leading global provider of personal protection and situational awareness products and systems for defense and security personnel announced today that it has received a 2012 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Gentex’s California facility maintained…

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Ops-Core RAC Headset Awarded “Best Communications Product” for the Soldier

June 14, 2013

True 3D audio and comfort/streamlined features advance capability Carbondale, Pennsylvania, June 14, 2013. Ops-Core Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Gentex Corporation, and the recognized worldwide leader in modular integrated helmet systems for elite defense and security forces, was awarded Best Communication Product for the Soldier for its Rail Attached Communications (RAC) headset by Soldier Technology…

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Ops-Core® RAC Headset Nominated “Best Communications Product” for the Soldier

June 6, 2013

True 3D audio and comfort/streamlined features advance capability Carbondale, Pennsylvania, June 6, 2013. Ops-Core Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Gentex Corporation, and the recognized worldwide leader in modular integrated helmet systems for elite defense and security forces, was nominated in the category of Best Communication Product for the Soldier for its Rail Attached Communications (RAC)…

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CANADIAN SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES COMMAND (CANSOFCOM) VIDEO

May 16, 2013

Ops-Core helmet systems shown in use by CANSOFCOM in their introductory video. More

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Gentex Corporation Completes Sale of Helmet Mounted Display and Motion Tracking Businesses to Thales

February 21, 2013

February 21, 2013 | CARBONDALE, PA – GENTEX Corporation announced today that the sale of its “Visionix” Helmet Mounted Cueing System (HMCS) and the InterSense motion tracking business to Thales has been completed. The new company, Thales Visionix, Inc., will operate as a subsidiary of Thales Communications, Inc., of Clarksburg, Maryland. Visionix designs, develops and delivers…

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