The Bomb Disposal Suit is the latest and most advanced design of bomb suit. It applies the world first class materials which have been in use for many years in dozens of countries worldwide. The Bomb Disposal Suit provides high level of protection of fragmentation, overpressure, impact and heat, at the same time offering maximum comfort and flexibility to the operator.
The suit consists of the following separate items which collectively make the completed garment:
· Jacket with attached collar
· Backbone protector
· Neck Protector Plate
· Chest Protector Plate
· Groin Protector Plate
· Trousers with integrated groin protector
· Boot protector
· Armored bomb disposal helmet with visor, fan and search light, light adjustable
· Built-in environmental awareness system - Integral radio earpiece and microphone with ambient sound facility
· Two-way Hardwire communication system (100m)
· Completely cooling suit - Ice water circulation speed control
· Transit Bag
All the ballistic inserts used in the Bomb Disposal Suit are made of waterproof-treated Kevlar which are enclosed in a special water-resistant.
A) JACKET & TROUSERS
The Bomb Disposal Suit is a long-sleeved, side opening design filled with flexible Kevlar armor. Provision is made on the front for the attachment of rigid chest and groin blast plates by means of integral pockets with webbing and Velcro securing straps. Pouches for working tools, blower and radio are attached to the front and back of the outer cover. The high collar provides overlap protection to the helmet, visor and neck-guard. Immediate removal of the suit is achieved by use of the quick-release straps attached to the side and shoulder.
The Trousers have fully adjustable supporting braces and wide Velcro waistband catering for small, medium and large sizes. An integrated groin protector is attached with the trousers. At the rear of the legs a full length Velcro strip is used in conjunction with the retaining straps to fix the articulated flexible armor in position. The over boots are an integral part of the trousers and are held in position by Velcro, and webbing straps.
Ballistic Inserts: Multi-layer water-repellent Kevlar for an enhanced protection level
Outer Cover: Washable fire retardant Nomex IIIA
Color: OD Green, Navy Blue, Desert Tan, ACU available
Proprietary: Armored ballistic plates with closed cell, linear foam.
Blast Plates: Armored ballistic plates
Outer Cover: Washable fire retardant fabric
Insert: Du-Pont Kevlar multi layer
Level: STANAG 2920
Neck Protector: 850m/s
Suit: 600 m/s (without armored blast plates)
Foot Cover: 450 m/s
Weight of suit: Approx 29kg with armored blast plates.
Approx 21kg without armored blast plates.
Armored Blast Plates: 1800 m/s (groin, chest and neck).
Power Pack: 12v DC auxiliary output socket to power
Mains AC and 12v DC provides 90% recharge within 15mins.
B) ARMORED BOMB DISPOSAL HELMET WITH VISOR
The bomb disposal helmet is made of a GRP skin with an elastomeric aramid core and is fully adjustable to various sizes for perfect fit by means of the three point suspension and the removable spacer pads that Velcro to the inside. The facility for a communication set consisting of a headphone and microphone, plus extension lead for attachment to any VHF radio transceiver, can be incorporated if required. An alternative communications system comprising a headset, microphone, 100 meters of cable and amplifier, for communication between the operator and his controller, can also be supplied. Also incorporated in the helmet is an air ventilation system which directs the flow of forced fresh air over the top of the helmet liner, across the visor and down over the operator's face ensuring efficient demisting and clear view. An NBC canister can be accommodate to the helmet. The addition of an anti-blast neck-guard to the bottom front of the Helmet closes any possible frontal gap between Helmet and Collar.
Compatible with any communication system.
Air blower can accommodate NBC filter.
Molded: GRP skin with elastomeric aramid core and inner lining.
Visor: Anti-Ballistic hardened acrylic/polycarbonate laminate
Suspension Harness: Webbing & Ballistic Nylon
Level: STANAG 2920
Helmet: 745 m/s
Helmet Visor: 838 m/s Anti-ballistic hardened acrylic/polycarbonate laminate.
Helmet Compatible with any communicator
Communications system: Hard-wired
Air Blower: 200 liters per minute minimum, 3 speed, can accommodate an NBC canister.
D) Two-way Hardwire Communication (100m cable)