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armour

(US), armor
1. Nautical the watertight suit of a diver
2. Engineering permanent protection for an underwater structure
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Chief executive Wilfred T O'Gara stated that the deal would help his company sustain the growth of its commercial armouring business and would expand its presence in the transparent armour market.
Chief executive Wilfred T Oa[euro](tm)Gara stated that the deal would help his company sustain the growth of its commercial armouring business and would expand its presence in the transparent armour market.A The acquisition will strengthen Oa[euro](tm)Gara position and enhance its agility in the commercial segment of the vehicle armouring market, he added.Sector: Motor Vehicles, Aerospace/DefenceTarget: BAE Systems Commercial Armored Vehicles LLCBuyer: The O'Gara Group IncVendor: BAE Systems Plc , BAE Systems Survivability Systems LLCType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Agreed
Given the growing emphasis on armouring soft-skin tactical wheeled vehicles it is no surprise that Armor Holdings, which supplied armour components to Stewart & Stevenson, acquired the truck manufacturer in mid-2006 and integrated the company into its Aerospace & Defense Group.