PSP is uniquely positioned to understand the challenges in ensuring compliance to demanding ballistic and material specifications to guarantee both durability and life saving performance in the field. PSP is the incumbent supplier for the Fragmentation Protective Vest (FPV) and the Fragmentation Brassards, Throat Protectors and Nape Protectors worn by Canadian soldiers around the world. PSP’s custom-designed, multi-layer blast protection blankets are used by Canadian troops to augment protection in critical locations. PSP also manufactured and delivered over 47,000 Horizon 1 Chemical Warfare Protective Coveralls designed to protect members of the Canadian Forces from toxicological agent threats that might be encountered while on duty.
PSP has a firm understanding of federal government procurement practices. Products and processes must meet stringent quality assurance requirements. The work requires skilled project management, production management and solid communication with the public sector client, including the following:
- Program and contract management
- Manufacturing in accordance with a technical data package
- Management of a complex material supply chain to ensure timely delivery and compliance to DND and other military specification
- Quality Assurance to ISO 9001:2008
- Delivery schedule compliance
PSP has worked with DND to co-develop technical specifications for survivability equipment including the line of fragmentation protective gear. Most recently, PSP was industry co-chair for the Survivability, Sustainability, Mobility Sub-Committee during the Soldier Systems Technology Roadmap Development Phase.