The Defender Blast Protection system provides increased safety and protection against explosive blast shock waves caused by mortars, rockets or VBIEDs (vehicle borne improvised explosive devices). It does this by mitigating the explosive load, significantly reducing the effects within the structure, providing protection to both the structure itself as well as its contents.
The system greatly increases the chances that personnel can walk away from an external explosion, which could otherwise be fatal, and that equipment will remain operational rather than be damaged or destroyed. Different levels of protection can be provided In order to meet the specific level of expected threat.
The Defender Blast Protection system is based on the Defender system of lightweight building panels which can be quickly deployed in the form of prefabricated units or as external cladding for an existing structure. The panels offer a high level of flexibility, being able to provide both blast and ballistic protection as well as fire protection and thermal and acoustic insulation. The outer layers can be provided with a variety of textures to help them blend into their surroundings or to create a more natural and pleasing appearance.
Pelta Protections Systems is a joint venture between Ingegneria Dei Sistemi S.p.A. (IDS), which has over 30 years’ experience of producing electromagnetic engineering solutions and services for both civil and defense applications, and Acell Industries Ltd. which has produced fire resistant foams and composite panels for building applications for over 25 years.