We advance technology to create high quality products that are used by militaries and defense organizations. Our magnesium products are used to sustain and protect military personnel across the globe, every day. We are proud to supply Luxfer Magtech’s products to the U.S. Military and to other militaries around the world.

Life-saving products

Our engineered magnesium powders are the core component in anti-missile flares that are used to keep air force personnel safe in skies. Our magnesium powders also create military pyrotechnics for tracer rounds to ensure personnel are trained in realistic combat situations.

Magnesium Products

Feeding the U.S. Military

For more than 30 years we have supplied the U.S. Military and other militaries around the world with flameless ration heaters. Whether it is a customized military ration pack (MRE) or in our range of HeaterMeals® meal kits, our flameless heating technology ensures that military personnel can be sustained by a hot meal even in the most challenging environments.

Flameless Heating Products

Food and beverage kits

Through our HeaterMeals® and Café2Go® ranges we have supplied nutritious, self-heating meal kits to the U.S. Military for more than 30 years. Our products are used by military bases, training exercises and frontline combat support. We are proud to help sustain military personnel with self-heating meal kits that have both an extended shelf life and are easy to transport.


Food and Beverage Kits

Products that protect

Luxfer Magtech’s chemical detection kits ensure that soldiers are protected from the lethal threat of chemical attacks, offering advance warning indicators when chemical agents are detected.  Our chemical decontamination products help neutralize the threat associated with chemical attacks.

The Van Ben® water desalinization kit transforms seawater into drinking water, making it a critical emergency product for airplanes, maritime vessels and life rafts.

Chemical Response Kits

Our products

HeaterMeals® EX

HeaterMeals EX offers the same satisfying entrees you love with an extended (up to) 5-year shelf/storage life; offering a simple, long-term planning solution for emergency feeding.

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HeaterMeals® Plus

HeaterMeals® Plus Self-Heating Meal Kits with the addition of brand-named snack items and a beverage. Complete meal kit has up to a one-year shelf-life.

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Military Flameless Ration Heaters

The patented TRUETECH® Flameless Heating technology was first introduced for use in the Flameless Ration Heater (FRH) in 1990.

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Commercial Flameless Ration Heaters

Flameless ration heaters produced to your detailed heating requirement and with your brand.

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M256A1 Chemical Agent Detector Kit

The M256A1 Chemical Agent Detector Kit is a capable of detecting and identifying hazardous concentrations of chemical agents in air.

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M272 Chemical Agent Water Testing Kit

The M272 Chemical Agent Water Testing Kit determines whether water has been contaminated with nerve, blood or blister agents.

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M28 Chemical Detection Training Kit

The M28 Chemical Detection Training Kit is designed to train users to detect and identify nerve agents after an accident or an attack.

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M29 Chemical Detection Training Kit

M29 Chemical Agent Training Kit is designed for classroom training situations. It will prepare personnel to detect and identify Mustard (H), and phosgene oxime (CX) blister agents.

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M8 Chemical Detection Paper

The M8 Chemical Detection Paper is used to detect the presence of liquid nerve (V and G types) and blister (H-) chemical agents.

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M9 Chemical Detection Paper

M9 Chemical Agent Detection Paper is used to identify the presence of liquid chemical agent aerosols. It is designed to detect nerve (V- and G- types) and mustard (H, HD, HN, and HT) agents.

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