SM Carapace offers wide range of customized light weight solutions for various naval vessels. Made from “top-of-the-line” materials like Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE), Boron Carbide etc., these solutions have been certified by world renowned testing laboratories and customers. These solutions provide protection to the vulnerable areas of the vessel from an extensive range of current threats, including fragments from rifle fire, anti-ship missiles, armour piercing rounds, small arms and explosive blasts.
Most vulnerable protection areas:
Add-on weight of our solution against designated threats:
|Protection Level||Ammunition||Add-on weight (Kg/m2)|
|NIJ 0108.01||NIJ Level IIIA||.44 Magnum/9 mm from small arms||4.8 – 9.4|
|NIJ Level III||7.62 x 51 mm NATO Ball from Rifle||14 – 20|
|NIJ Level III+||7.62 MSC from AK 47||16 - 24|
|NIJ Level III++||7.62 MSC from AK 47 5.56 SS109||22-32|
|NIJ Level IV||7.62 M2 AP||32-44|
With minimal add-on weights to the vessel, our solutions are the ultimate choice when protection is required without compromising performance, with only negligible effect on payload and speed.