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Hardy Advanced Composites Ltd is part of the NLAW system team which includes SAAB Bofors Technology and Thales Air Defence Systems.


NLAW entered production during 2006 and has been operational since 2007.


The NLAW combat weapon comprises an anti-tank missile sealed within a disposable launch tube. Although the main targets are MBTs and Light Armoured Fighting Vehicles (LAFVs) other targets such as troops in buildings and nonarmoured vehicles can also be defeated.


Hardy Advanced Composites Ltd's expertise with carbon fibre tubes led them to being considered for this exciting project. HACL continues to develop their carbon fibre composite tube technologies. To see the NLAW weapon in action click on the video below;