MKU sign ToT with DRDO for manufacturing of aircrew helmet

MKU Limited has signed a Transfer of Technology (ToT) agreement with Defence Bio-Engineering and Electro Medical Laboratory (DEBEL), a Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) lab to manufacture Common Aircrew Helmets and Lightweight Integrated Aircrew Helmets for the Indian Armed Forces. Basically, MKU, under its sub-brand ‘Kavro’ will be manufacturing the Common Aircrew Helmet for aircrafts including of MiG-21, Jaguar fighters, Hawk and Kiran trainers, as well as the Lightweight Integrated Aircrew Helmet for the Su-30 and MiG combat aircrafts with the Armed Forces. With this agreement, the Indian Armed Forces for the very first time will be using indigenous aviation helmets.

About the indigenous Aircrew Helmets: These helmets are indigenously designed & developed by DEBEL, and provide enhanced protection to aircrews using a combination of high-performance fibres and an EPS liner that can withstand high wind blast tests. They are also equipped with R/T communication and mountings for securing oxygen masks/NVG/HPS.