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Defense

TIMET is the world leader in the production of titanium armor products for use in military ground vehicle applications supplying 80% of the world’s titanium armor needs.


Protecting our armed forces is something TIMET takes very seriously.

In fact, TIMET was founded to produce aerospace grades for the U.S. military, and has continued supplying innovative alloys used to create higher performance aircraft.TIMET titanium is also used for passive and reactive armor in both the North American and European defense markets. Over the years, TIMET has worked closely with the defense industry to substitute titanium in place of heavier, inflexible steel armor.


TIMET products are used in:

  • Fighter aircraft & engines
  • Military helicopters
  • Ground vehicle armor
  • Military transports
  • Body armor
  • Naval vessels: submarines, battleships, aircraft carriers

Defense Markets Served

TIMET products are used in the following defense markets


Aerospace

Aerospace

TIMET was founded in 1950 to support development of high-performing military aircraft. Innovative titanium technologies play a significant role in aircraft performance capabilities.

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Ground & Naval

Ground & Naval

TIMET wrote the book on military armor by developing Electron Beam Single Melt armor-grade titanium that meets precise military specifications for strength, performance, reliability, thermal and corrosion resistance.

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