United Shield International is one of the leading manufacturers in the world of personal ballistic and fragmentation protection and equipment, with headquarters and soft armor manufacturing in the USA, and design and manufacturing operations in Andover, Hampshire, in the United Kingdom.
United Shield’s management team and staff have more than eighty years collective specialist experience and expertise of designing and manufacturing ballistic helmets, body armor, ballistic shields, hard armor plates, EOD/IED protection equipment, mine clearance and demining equipment and a variety of other ballistic and fragmentation protection products.
The Company operates soft armor manufacturing operation in the USA and a modern 12,000 ft2 facility in Andover, Hampshire, close to London, where it maintains the highest quality control standards, using state of the art machinery and manufacturing techniques. This ensures that our customers receive a high level of service, and products offering the highest levels of protection, and top quality workmanship.
Our products are constructed from market leading ballistic materials, including the latest para-aramids (Twaron and Kevlar), high molecular weight polyethylene (Dyneema and Spectrashield), Goldflex, ceramic and other specialist ballistic composites. They meet many of the most widely accepted international ballistic standards and protocols, including the US – NIJ and MIL STD, UK – HOSDB, German – SK, Swedish – RPS, French – MOI, and NATO – STANAG.
We supply ballistic and fragmentation protection equipment to all major government departments, as well as the Police, Emergency, Prison and Security services, and export to more than eighty countries around the world.
United Shield International is an ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certified company.