In today's world one of the biggest threats in asymmetric conflict zones to allied forces is the buried IED and mines, especially for vehicles or personnel caught unaware whilst travelling in convoy. Subsequently, ensuring adequate blast protection for both soft-skinned and armored military vehicles SM Group provide a turnkey service for the protection of military vehicles by a lightweight and flexible armor system. SM Group’s blast mitigation product can be installed onto a variety of vehicles to protect structural integrity, and more importantly save lives, in the event of a blast.
Our advanced armor blast protection solution reduces injury by decreasing the compressive forces resulting from underbody blast events.
PROTECTION LEVELS FOR OCCUPANTS OF ARMOURED VEHICLES FOR GRENADE AND BLAST MINE THREATS:
|Level||Grenade and Blast Mine threat|
|4||4b||Mine Explosion under belly||10 kg (explosive mass) Blast AT Mine|
|4a||Mine Explosion pressure Mine activated under any wheel or track location|
|3b||Mine Explosion under belly||8 kg (explosive mass) Blast AT Mine|
Mine Explosion pressure Mine activated under any wheel or track location
|2||2b||Mine Explosion under belly||6 kg (explosive mass) Blast AT Mine|
|2a||Mine Explosion pressure Mine activated under any wheel or track location|
|1||Hand grenades, unexploded artillery fragmenting submunitions, and other small anti personnel explosive devices detonated anywhere under the vehicle|