The United Shield Bomb Suppression Blanket and Safety Circle has been designed to provide a portable flexible, lightweight and compact means of protection from EOD and IEDD devices. It is tough and durable, being manufactured from multiple layers of treated aramid ballistic fabric sewn into a fire retardant and water repellent outer cover. It can be quickly and easily folded for storage in the water repellent carry bag, while robust webbing carry handles make for ease of transportation and rapid deployment.
Armour solution for the both the bomb suppression blanket and safety circle are designed to meet specific threats using either STANAG 2920 or MIL-STD 662F fragmentation protocols, with a standard V50 protection level of 500m/sec.
The standard bomb suppression blanket measures 1250mm x 1250mm
and has four heavy duty webbing carry straps to aid rapid deployment.
The construction is multiple layers of treated aramid ballistic fabric
sewn into the a fire retardent and water repellent outer cover. It is
clearly labeled, black on fluorescent orange, "BOMB BLANKET" and
weighs approx 8.6kg.
The lightweight and semi rigid safety circle has been designed to support the bomb suppression blanket. It is 2m long and 400mm deep, and forms a 405mm-600mm diameter circle, which is adjustable by a Hook and Loop fastening. It is made from the same material construction as the blanket, is clearly labelled, black on fluorescent orange, "SAFETY CIRCLE" and weighs approx 4.8kg. The bottom edge of the safety circle has been reinforced to prevent wear and tear when it is in contact with the ground.
The combined weight of the bomb suppression blanket, safety circle and carry bag is approx 14.2kg.
Different sizes and protection levels can be manufactured to meet spacific requirements.
The standard nylon outer cover and webbing handles are black but other colours are available to meet customers colour and marking requirements.