Greene, Tweed & Co. may not be a name that is widely known, but it is a name that has been supplying advanced sealing solutions for a variety of military vehicles and weapons since WWII. It is from this name that Lancer Systems was born with the sole purpose of designing, engineering, and manufacturing advanced weapons components, composites, and fiber optics for various areas of the defense industry.
They have established themselves as a trusted provider of cutting edge optical connectivity solutions to aerospace, energy, and military industries that satisfy mission critical requirements.
Their extent of technological innovation expands beyond fiber optic communication into lightweight composite material designed for fighter jets. But what does this have to do with the products they sell to the average consumer?
They pride themselves on giving freedom to their engineers to participate in projects for various areas of the smalls arms market. It allows them to apply design principles and high-tech components based on military applications, scaled down to be used by service men/women and civilians.
This cross between the defense industry and civilian market is what allowed them to combine carbon fiber and Ceracomp material from the F-35 JSF fighter jet with the AR-15 rifle to provide people with one of the most durable and lightweight handguards on the market.
Their knowledge of composite materials and their potential uses expanded beyond handguards and led to the development of the A2 carbon fiber stock and the polymer advanced warfighter magazines.
Lancer Systems is able to use what they have learned from developing advanced components for high tech industries to bring innovative products to the consumer markets. Their philosophy of a dynamic engineering culture that promotes flexible project management allows them to pursue the mission of “bringing the firearms industry out of the ‘60s and into the 21st century.”