Ensuring optimal protection and performance.


Performance, Weight, and Cost Optimization

In the fast-paced world of armored vehicle development, striking the perfect balance between performance, weight, and cost is the ultimate challenge. Customers often find themselves at a crossroads, wondering how to optimize their platforms to meet performance benchmarks without tipping the scales in weight or cost. The solution lies in expert engineering and holistic integration processes, enabling vehicles to deliver unmatched protective capability without compromising on agility or cost-efficiency.

Optimizing Armor Design for the Threat Spectrum

The modern battlefield is a complex web of evolving threats, from the devastating impacts of IEDs to the piercing blows of kinetic weapons. But how can one prepare an armored truck or any other vehicle to withstand such a broad spectrum of threats? Tailoring each armored vehicle to the threat spectrum, particularly against risks like mine blasts and kinetic attacks, is essential. A well-engineered solution takes into account specific challenges a vehicle might face, offering specialized armor design and features to counteract each type of threat effectively.

Future-Proofing Armored Vehicles: Scalability to Address Emerging Threats

Change is the only constant in defense landscapes. As threats evolve, so too must the platforms designed to counter them. A crucial pain point for many is ensuring that their armored vehicle can adapt and scale to new challenges as they arise. This isn't just about retrofitting more armor or additional features but ensuring that from the outset, the platform has been crafted with scalability in mind.

Ballistic Testing Mastery

We at Integris Composites understand the multifaceted challenges our clients face. Our unique selling propositions lie in the heart of the solutions we offer:

Ballistic Tests Mastery: Our rigorous ballistic testing processes ensure that our armor not only meets but exceeds industry requirements.

Innovative Armor Design: Through extensive research and development, we've pioneered armor designs that provide maximum protection while retaining vehicle agility.

Proven Expertise: Our armored vehicle solutions have undergone comprehensive ballistic testing, demonstrating their reliability and effectiveness against varied threats.

Program Management

  • Program management and IPT lead
  • Successfully managed 12-month 1M+ systems integration effort meeting all deliverable milestones
  • Developed WBS and IMS to support programs
  • Monthly reporting of program status and lite EVMS metrics
  • Developed and attended all reviews including SRR, PDR and CDR including interim reviews as necessary

Systems Engineering

  • Systems IPT
  • Systems engineering management planning
  • Requirements identification, decomposition, and management
  • Architecture and design
  • Trade studies
  • Operations concept
  • Algorithm development
  • Interface control
  • Configuration management
  • Design reviews
  • System verification
  • Environmental verification

Systems Simulation

  • Parametric modeling of complex sensor / crash response simulations
  • MATLAB system models
  • LS Dyna crash & blast modeling including seats and 5th-95th ATDs

Systems Integration

  • 2500 sq. ft. electronics systems integration lab
  • 8000 sq. ft. prototype integration facility
  • Solidworks and Creo (Pro Engineer)

Systems Test

  • 6 m/s drop tower for impact detection sensor testing
  • 10 m/s+ drop tower available
  • High speed video Phantom v7
  • Engineering staff with ~40 years combined experience with vehicle crash and blast testing in commercial automotive, military vehicles, and aviation. Includes experience doing full scale helicopter crash with active system at Langley Gantry.

Systems Safety

  • Safety IPT
  • Hazard identification, analysis, tracking and mitigation
  • Risk assessment and reduction
  • Safety assessment
  • System safety interfaces
  • Software safety
  • Safety verification
  • Incident reporting

Electrical System design, test and integration capabilities with 30 years’ experience

  • Vehicle-level electrical system design as well as Line Replaceable Units (LRUs)
  • Wiring, cable, and harness designs
  • Circuit board schematic capture design and printed circuit board design (gerbers)
  • Turn-key capability; design, manufacture, test and integrate all system hardware
  • MIL-STD design understanding and experience
  • Circuit boards; analog, digital, high-speed, high-power, and mixed-technologies
  • EMI/EMC experience
  • LRU automatic and manual testing
  • System level; verification and validation of design
  • Field test; design validation as well as customer support

Software Engineering

  • Real-time embedded software design capability for mission critical timing requirements (~30 years’ experience)
  • Graphical user interface capability for manufacturing and test
  • Test data processing capability to support manufacturing as well as end customer(s)

Our Commitment

We pledge to provide our customers with:

Resilient material: Our solutions are built to last, ensuring you get a reliable solution.

Support: We stand by our products, customers, and users offering unparalleled support throughout the product's lifecycle.

Swift project response: We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver on items swiftly, ensuring your protective solutions are in place when you need them most.

    By choosing Integris Composites, you're not just getting a product; you're investing in a partnership dedicated to your security, success, and satisfaction.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Why is engineering and integration an important aspect?

    Engineering and integration are paramount because they ensure that all components of an armored vehicle function harmoniously together. Proper integration guarantees optimum performance, efficiency, and protection for the entire system, eliminating potential weak points or vulnerabilities.

    Does Integris have existing experience in this?

    Absolutely. Integris Composites has an extensive track record in the field of engineering and integration, having worked with a myriad of platforms to optimize their performance and protection. This rich experience equips Integris Composites to handle diverse challenges and deliver exceptional results consistently.

    How does engineering and integration affect survivability?

    Engineering and integration directly impact a vehicle's survivability. By ensuring that every piece of equipment and armor is meticulously designed and integrated, potential threats like IEDs or ballistic attacks are effectively mitigated, thus significantly enhancing the vehicle's overall resilience and the safety of its occupants.

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