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

RAC HeadsetCarbondale, 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.

Awarded Best Communication Product for the Soldier by Soldier Technology at their annual conference this June, the RAC headset is entering full scale production.  “The Ops-Core RAC headset is truly a game-changer,” said L.P. Frieder III, president of Gentex Corporation. “The RAC headset represents our commitment to continually advance the capabilities of our modular integrated helmet systems for defense and security forces around the world.” Utilizing advanced technology and manufacturing resources of Gentex, Ops-Core is able to deliver innovative system components like the Ops-Core  RAC headset quickly and effectively.

Designed as an integral component of the Ops-Core helmet system, the RAC headset integrates seamlessly with other helmet system components and provides unique capabilities that include: true 3D hearing technology (3D HT) for natural hearing restoration and reproduction of ambient sounds with a high degree of directional accuracy, which preserves and improves situational awareness; contoured ear cushions for superior comfort and hearing protection; streamlined design for freedom of movement and unobstructed head range of motion; and streamlined stowage and multi-communication use modes for added mission flexibility. The RAC headset works with Ops-Core Maritime, FAST® High Cut, and Sentry helmet models.

During the international exhibition, Ops-Core, together with Gentex, will also demonstrate their comprehensive line of scalable, open architecture helmet systems, which provide true system level performance.

To learn more about the RAC headset, click here.

ABOUT Ops-Core Inc.

Ops-Core is a wholly owned subsidiary of Gentex Corporation. With its unique system design and rail technology for mounting helmet accessories, Ops-Core is today’s leading global supplier of modular integrated helmet systems for elite defense and security forces. The company’s Ops-Core® helmet systems for ground applications include an array of helmets and accessories all designed to seamlessly work together and provide advanced capability and protection for the modern soldier.Learn more at www.ops-core.com.

ABOUT Gentex Corporation Leveraging a product development and manufacturing history that spans more than 100 years, Gentex is a leading provider of innovative solutions that enhance personal protection and situational awareness for global defense and security personnel operating in high performance environments. The company’s Gentex® and Ops-Core® family of products and systems include helmet systems for both ground and air applications; aircrew life support systems; advanced optics; ground soldier protective equipment; high performance textiles; and communications equipment. Headquartered in Carbondale, Pennsylvania, the company is privately held and supports worldwide customers through a global distributor network and other U.S. facilities in Rancho Cucamonga, California; Manchester, New Hampshire; Millwood, New York; and Boston, Massachusetts. Learn more at www.gentexcorp.com.


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