Hawk Protection Ltd completes takeover of Global Armour UK



Hawk Protection has announced that it has purchased the Assets, Name, IPR and Technologies of Global Armour UK Ltd.

Global Armour UK has been manufacturing body armour for police, military and corporate clients for over thirty years. Internationally recognised, the company's product range is manufactured and fully approved to National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and Home Office Scientific Development Branch (HOSDB) standards. The combined Companies will operate as Hawk Protection Ltd / Inc.

Hawk Protection is part of the Cooneen Group of companies, (The Cooneen Group has over 45 years' experience in clothing, textiles and apparel markets, and the Cooneen Group offers an unrivalled mix of public and private sector clothing provision).

The Group consists of five companies; Hawk Protection Ltd, Hawk Protection Inc, Cooneen Textiles Ltd, Cooneen Watts and Stone Ltd and Images at Work Ltd. The Group has shared Directors and central services including Human Resources, IT, Finance, product development team, in house fabric testing facilities and a “state of the art” Ballistic and Stab testing range.  In addition the group has a fully staffed and equipped Global Sourcing Centre in Shanghai, China.

Hawk Protection designs and manufactures a wide range of Body Armour Products, Fragmentation Vests and other related Public Order Equipment to the Military, Police, Law Enforcement, Corrections, Emergency Services across the world.

Key to our success is a strong emphasis on Product research and development both in terms of Ballistic and Stab / Spike Protection levels, and in Product comfort and wearability. Hawk has customers in the United States, Belgium, Holland, Singapore, Jamaica, and also supplies the Middle East market. In addition Hawk currently supplies Body Armour to 44 of the United Kingdom Police Forces

A spokesperson for Hawk Protection said “we are delighted to have acquired Global Armour and will continue to provide the full Range of Global Products to complement the existing highly renowned and successful Range of Hawk Products.”

For more information on our Company, please visit our website at www.hawkprotection.com or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

23rd Jan 2013