Defense

TRUSTED FOR OVER 100 YEARS

For over a century, Gentex products have been trusted by global
defense forces to provide both industry leading protection and
advanced performance capabilities.

Supporting Troops in the Air, on Land, and at Sea

  • Air

    Gentex is the leading supplier of high-performance flight equipment for aircraft maintainers and military, law enforcement, and rescue aircrew worldwide. Our comprehensive portfolio includes scalable helmet systems and advanced hearing protection and communication solutions—all delivering trusted performance and protection.

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  • Land

    From basic to advanced designs, our comprehensive suite of scalable helmet systems, with and without comms, intercoms, headsets, microphones, and respiratory protection systems are trusted by ground forces around the globe to provide superior protection, functionality, and unyielding durability in the severest of conditions.

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  • Sea

    Gentex solutions for maritime personnel are designed to withstand the most extreme environments. Advanced helmet systems, available with or without communications, provide ballistic and impact protection; and hearing protection and communications solutions provide both protection and precise, reliable communications in extreme noise fields.

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Over 100 Years of Innovation

Our philosophy of continually reinvesting in our employees, our customers, and our capabilities and technologies reflects in the quality of our products and the game-changing innovations our people have made for over a century. View our historical timeline, which celebrates those key innovations and activities that have had a profound impact on advancing the performance capability and safety of our customers.

innovation timeline

In-House Design & Engineering,
Manufacturing, and Testing

Continued investment in state-of-the-art in-house design, manufacturing and testing facilities
brings innovative Gentex solutions to life and into the hands of customers quickly, with quality
they can count on.

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  • Industry Leading R&TD

    Our research and technological development focuses
    on creating innovative technologies that advance
    product performance and protection capabilities.

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  • Advanced, Comprehensive Product Capabilities

    Our products deliver a comprehensive set of advanced capabilities to support the diverse mission, duty, and job requirements of our customers, which they perform in some of the harshest
    environments on earth.

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