Visit RUD at this year’s DSEI event to view their range of chain systems and components for military applications.

RUD are a valued supplier to the MOD, providing specialist and standard solutions for the armed forces worldwide. On land, sea and air, RUD military technology is meeting the specific needs of the world’s defence forces through innovative products, from lifting and load securing equipment to snow and traction chains.

RUD’s specialty is in providing customers with highly-engineered standard and special solutions when presented with load securing, overhead lifting and traction problems. RUD’s standard products and unique solutions are used in a number of military applications worldwide and continue to perform under the most extreme and challenging conditions.

Lifting applications

RUD offers a range of lifting applications that suit standard and specialist solutions. Their chain technology enhances system weight, less transport space is needed due to flexible modular systems, and most importantly, their equipment is easy and safe to use due to the ergonomic design. RUD’s robust lifting devices work under harsh conditions in temperatures up to – 60°C, meaning work can always be done. All their components are marked with a tracking code (optional available with RFID). Unique to RUD, the advanced metallurgy of the ICE and VIP range of lifting and lashing chains offers the advantages of smaller lighter components with comparably higher lifting capacities.

Lashing applications

RUD provide first-rate lashing systems for the transport of military equipment on land, sea and air, according to european, international and special military standards. Their chains are made from the highest technology, ensuring that they can operate in the toughest weather conditions while offering optimal load stability and security for all applications.

Snow and traction chains

RUD are renowned for their resilient non-skid snow and traction chains specially developed for harsh military applications to guarantee maximum traction on snow, ice and off-road terrain. RUD manufactures their non-skid-chains according to the latest civilian and specific military standards. They offer a selection of lightweight snow and traction chains with sturdy grip links that provide essential bite to get through deep, compacted snow and soft ground, an essential accessory for the unpredictable working environment of the armed forces.

On land, sea and in the air, RUD military technology is meeting the specific needs of the world’s defence forces with many high-quality products, an innovative approach and unrivalled industry knowledge and experience.

For more information please call 01227 276 611 or e-mail Katie Crane at, or visit us at