Hard Shell is a leading manufacturer of defense protection equipment with design and development in the UK and state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the USA, UAE, Turkey and Asia. Hard Shell is one of the world's most trusted and reliable suppliers of personal protective equipment, supported by an experienced team of defense industry professionals.

Research and Development

Hard Shell was founded with the goal of saving the lives of those who protect us.

We are committed to investing in ongoing research and development of new methods and next generation materials in order to increase the performance of our protection solutions.

Hard Shell’s diverse research teams includes scientists, engineers and experienced ex-defense personnel who engage in the design and extensive testing of our protection solutions. You can count on our unwavering commitment to quality across a broad range of high performance protection solutions and services, for the defense & security of personnel & property.



We at Hard Shell, are constantly striving to develop innovative technologies which will increase the strength, durability and reliability of our products. In our quest to create lighter and stronger materials, we have developed a unique (patent pending) process for manufacturing our next generation of advanced polymer coatings.



Corporate and Social Responsibility

“VOC’s” (Volatile Organic Compounds) have been deemed harmful to people, wildlife, and our environment. We at Hard Shell are dedicated to use VOC-Free components in the formulations of all of our products.

“100% Solids” indicate that our products do not rely on any type of solvent or filler as the catalyst to create our coatings.

Cutting Edge Technology


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