NP Aerospace Partners with SKYDEX to Develop Innovative Body Armor

SKYDEX and NP Aerospace are leading the market in the design and manufacture of lightweight body armor that delivers exceptional multi-hit performance and meets stringent industry requirements.

SKYDEX announced its partnership with NP Aerospace in the design of its latest body armor solution. “We are excited to partner with NP Aerospace, a long-standing industry leader in global armor technology. Our mutual commitment to protecting the lives of men and women in uniform worldwide pushed us both to develop a solution that offered superior performance engineered for the toughest environments,” said Alvaro Vaselli, SKYDEX President and CEO. The unique combination of NP Aerospace composite materials and SKYDEX technology delivers ultimate protection in a lightweight design engineered for multi-hit performance.

The use of SKYDEX technology enables:

  • Improved distribution of pressure
  • Heightened comfort for the wearer
  • Enhanced impact mitigation

Learn more by reading our Case Study – Cutting Edge Body Armor Design with NP Aerospace

NP Aerospace partnered with SKYDEX to enhance performance and minimize back face deformation across their standalone plates. “SKYDEX has been a key partner in our latest body armor development efforts. As a company committed to soldier protection, SKYDEX added an extra layer of innovation to our high-performance products,” said James Kempston, CEO, NP Aerospace. As a trusted brand in the field of Advanced Armor System production, NP Aerospace combined their widely proven advanced composite materials with SKYDEX to pass the most stringent industry requirements. NP Aerospace will be taking their latest body armor design to law enforcement agencies, militaries, and individual users worldwide.

NP Aerospace offers an extensive range of ballistic body armor plates from covert plates for tactical operations to plates designed to meet special threats. SKYDEX is used in a number of plates including the LASA LWB III+ SA06 Lightweight Buoyant Hard Armour Plate.


SKYDEX is a global leader in advanced impact mitigation and cushioning solutions and is dedicated to Protecting People And Things That Matter℠. With superior precision, durability and tunability, our proprietary technology is engineered to excel in the harshest and most demanding conditions. Our customized applications unlock value for customers across an extensive range of commercial, military, athletic and consumer applications.

About NP Aerospace

NP Aerospace is a global armour technology manufacturer and vehicle integrator. Our products protect the lives of servicemen and women and enhance security in high threat environments. The portfolio includes Ballistic Helmets and Shields, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Suits, Body Armour Plates and Composite Armour for vehicles, vessels or aircraft.