Blast Engineer Suit

The shot-firer’s protective suit is used during laying and discovering explosives and mine clearing.


The shot-firer’s protective suit is used during laying and discovering explosives and mine clearing.

The suit consists of a jacket, trousers and boots. The item is manufactured ranging in three typical sizes. It is stocked with a removable
«visor» with bullet-proof glass (2nd class of protection) and a «Kaska (Helmet) – 1» bullet-proof Kevlar Head-Piece. The suit is designed with an electrostatic charge relieving device. The area of the protective fabric packets shielding: 242 sq.dc (2nd type size).

The area of the additional metal armourelements shielding : 23 sq. dm. Weight of the suit – not exceeding 30 kg. (2nd type size).

The design of the suit makes it possible for the user to take off quickly the jacket and the trousers owing to the peculiar patented side, shoulder and back fixing parts of the item.

The ballistic protection is ensured by the flexible protective Kevlar Pockets placed in the jacket, trousers and boots covers. Metal armour
elements improving the protection level are additionally placed in the jacket (the neck, breast and groin parts) and trousers (the shin, and hip
parts).

The suit had underwent field polygon testing. The item guarantees protection against being hit by F-l, RGD-5 grenades, a 240g TNT blasting
cartridge within one meter distance.

The ballistic fabric armour pockets had underwent testing at the Du Pont Industrial Fibre Certified Laboratory /USA/ in accordance with the
STANA G 2920 International Testing System.

The fact that the «KS-1» Suits were successfully used by a Sapper subunit of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense involved in clearing of mine areas in Lebanon with the UN mission bounds speaks in their favour.

The suit can be stocked with the video- and audio- communication system by the client’s request.

SOME HISTORY FACTS





10,000

Tonnes of iron
Shot at Siege of Sebastopol during Crimean War





144,000

Revolutions per minute
Does a bullet fired from Lee Enfield rifle, as used in both world wars





2,000

Women
The Nizam of Hyderabad raised in 1975 for his war against the Marathas





130,000

Meters
Is an effective range of Big Bertha, the World War I howitzer


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