March 13, 2023
“TESS Defense has welcomed TenCate Advanced Armour as a partner in the project to add extensive capability in terms of survivability management and integration from an early stage” says Miguel Morell, General Manager, TESS Defense. He adds “The 8x8 Dragon VCR combat vehicle program is remarkable and a great success for the consortium of Spanish companies to develop and field a unique combat vehicle.”
“We are extremely proud to be the selected partner for TESS Defense for the 8x8 Dragon VCR combat vehicle. Our partnering in the program is a result of a multi-year development effort. Receiving the order to manufacture the composite armour, is a great reward, bringing the project full circle.” states Steen Tanderup, CEO, TenCate Advanced Armour.
The 8x8 Dragon VCR combat vehicle program marks the delivery of the first variant of a new generation of armored platforms to the Spanish Army.
TenCate Advanced Armour provides survivability systems to our customers, uniquely designed for personal protection, land systems, watercraft, and aviation platforms. With a background in composites, TenCate Advanced Armour is an industrial-scale engineering and manufacturing partner with capabilities to support in requirements for high-performance composites across the world.