Defense

To supply the specific needs of OEMs and Tier 1 customers in the Defence sector, MSA Manufacturing can cut, machine, 2D preform and kit a broad range of materials for manufacturing lightweight monolithic and sandwich construction composite parts.  Component assembly is also a service that can be provided.

As well as glass and carbon fibre reinforcement fabrics, foam and honeycomb cores and carbon fibre prepreg materials, MSA also as the capabilities to machine a wide variety of metal and high performance sheet materials with superior mechanical properties that are needed for demanding applications, such as for heavy duty plates for structural composite components, or to provide fire, explosive and ballistic protection.

MSA is able to accurately CNC mill or water jet cut parts to order from a wide range of high performance sheet materials including:

  • Aramid & Aluminium honeycomb sandwich panels
  • Mild steel & alloys
  • Phenolics
  • Fibreglass laminate sheet & E-Glass plate
  • Carbon fibre sheet / plate
  • Ballistic plate materials
  • Engineering plastics

Case study:

MSA Manufacturing supplies BAE Systems with kits containing cut to size core and reinforcement materials used for the production of fast, lightweight sea boats ranging from 8.5 to 15 meters, used for naval, police, coast guard and military uses.  MSA Manufacturing produced 50 core and matt hull kits for BAE Systems Pacific 24 ( 24 ft.) RIB.

JOSCAR Accredited

MSA Manufacturing is JOSCAR Stage 2 accredited for the Aerospace, Defence and Security sectors, which reduces the time, cost and resources to provide information to major customers.

Approved Supply Chain Partner for:

MSA Manufacturing combines cost and time saving benefits with hassle free material outsourcing