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Military Protection


As a superior material for ballistic military and police helmets, DuPont™ Kevlar® fibre has helped to save thousands of lives around the world.

Chemical protective clothing and biohazard suits made of DuPont™ Tychem® or DuPont™ Tyvek® help offer up to CE category III, type 3-B, 4, 5 and 6 protection against chemical and biological hazards. These comfortable, limited-use garments come in a wide range of models for different applications.

DuPont offers solutions that help provide chemical protection for a host of different hazards. See how Tyvek®, Tychem® and Nomex® brands help offer the chemical protection for military and police in situations such as initial entry, victim rescue, release mitigation, evidence collection, body removal, site clean-up, not to mention forensics and scene of crime.

For 40 years, armed forces personnel have relied on military body armour and flak jackets made of DuPont™ Kevlar® fibre to help protect them from combat hazards.

Military clothing with thermal protection made of Nomex® fibre helps keep combat personnel safe in life-or-death situations.