Gentex - Defense

Trusted for Over 125 Years

For over a century, Gentex Corporation's products, sold under the Gentex and Ops-Core brands, have been trusted by global defense forces to provide both industry-leading protection and advanced performance capabilities. Our commitment to intense product testing and in-house manufacturing guarantees optimal performance when you need it most.

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Air

Designed to meet the evolving challenges of aircrew and aircraft maintainers, and the exacting requirements of militaries worldwide, Gentex has designed and built flight equipment conforming to U.S. Military specifications for over 65 years. Gentex enforces a strict quality management system, recognized by international quality certification bodies, and maintains test and evaluation facilities for noise reduction and impact, ballistic and environmental resistance to ensure every product meets the published performance requirements.

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Helmet Systems

Gentex and Ops-Core helmet systems are the choice of the most elite global special operations and defense forces, law enforcement and emergency responders. Researched and designed to meet and exceed mission needs, these helmet systems provide the most advanced protection on the market.

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Situational Awareness

Gentex Corporation’s user-driven designs provide the highest levels of hearing protection and increased situational awareness, combined with maximum mission configurability. Our hearing enhancement and scalable hearing protection, combined with microphones built for optimized speech intelligibility, enable clear communication for any mission.

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High Performance Optics

Supported by decades of experience, Gentex Corporation designs and manufactures optics ranging from precision polycarbonate lenses to proprietary dyes and formulas. Worn by defense forces, law enforcement, emergency responders and industrial personnel operating in high-performance environments, Gentex Corporation optics offer protection for whatever challenge arises.

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Respiratory Protection Systems

Gentex Corporation has decades of experience supplying ground, aircrew and industrial personnel with leading-edge respiratory systems.

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Technologies

For over a century, Gentex Corporation has been a hub of innovation and invention. For every product we create, we’ve created the technology that supports it, including proprietary fabrics, light management and electronics.

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Land

Gentex Corporation takes pride in our dedication to the mission of providing optimal protection and situational awareness to global defense forces, emergency responders and industrial personnel operating in high-performance environments.

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Helmet Systems

Gentex and Ops-Core helmet systems are the choice of the most elite global special operations and defense forces, law enforcement and emergency responders. Researched and designed to meet and exceed mission needs, these helmet systems provide the most advanced protection on the market.

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Situational Awareness

Gentex Corporation’s user-driven designs provide the highest levels of hearing protection and increased situational awareness, combined with maximum mission configurability. Our hearing enhancement and scalable hearing protection, combined with microphones built for optimized speech intelligibility, enable clear communication for any mission.

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High Performance Optics

Supported by decades of experience, Gentex Corporation designs and manufactures optics ranging from precision polycarbonate lenses to proprietary dyes and formulas. Worn by defense forces, law enforcement, emergency responders and industrial personnel operating in high performance environments, Gentex Corporation optics offer protection for whatever challenge arises.

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Respiratory Protection Systems

Gentex Corporation has decades of experience supplying ground, aircrew and industrial personnel with leading-edge respiratory systems.

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Sea

Gentex solutions for maritime personnel are designed to withstand the most extreme environments. Advanced helmet systems provide ballistic and impact protection and are available with or without communications, and hearing protection and communications solutions provide both protection and precise, reliable communications in extreme noise fields.

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Helmet Systems

Gentex and Ops-Core helmet systems are the choice of the most elite global special operations and defense forces, law enforcement and emergency responders. Researched and designed to meet and exceed mission needs, these helmet systems provide the most advanced protection on the market.

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Situational Awareness

Gentex Corporation’s user-driven designs provide the highest levels of hearing protection and increased situational awareness, combined with maximum mission configurability. Our hearing enhancement and scalable hearing protection, combined with microphones built for optimized speech intelligibility, enables clear communication for any mission.

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High Performance Optics

Supported by decades of experience, Gentex Corporation designs and manufactures optics ranging from precision polycarbonate lenses to proprietary dyes and formulas. Worn by defense forces, law enforcement, emergency responders and industrial personnel operating in high-performance environments, Gentex Corporation optics offer protection for whatever challenge arises.

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Respiratory Protection Systems

Gentex Corporation has decades of experience supplying ground, aircrew and industrial personnel with leading-edge respiratory systems.

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Technologies

For crew communications at sea, Gentex offers the Gentex LVIS Digital and the LVIS M5 and V5 Intercom Systems. All designed for crew intercommunications and radio access: the LVIS Digital is specially designed for combatant, patrol and rescue craft, the M5 System is specially designed for use in tactical vessels and the V5 System is specially designed for use in tactical vehicles.

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