Chemring Defence

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Chemring Defence is a British company supplying: "the full suite of products; coloured smoke grenades, obscurants such as screening grenades, irritant products for law enforcement, flare products, weapon effect simulation products, minefield breaching systems and production for marine distress signals."[1] The company is owned by the Chemring Group PLC, and Chemring Defence was previously known as PW Defence.

CS Gases for Tahrir

Chemring Defence has been implicated in supplying the Egyptian military with CS canisters that are shot at long range.[2]

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Contact and Resources




  1. Chemring Defence: About Us (Accessed: 4 December 2011).
  2. Sarah Morrison, British-made tear gas was used on Egypt's protesters, Independent, 4 December 2011.
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