New Levels of IED Protection Achieved
01/19/2017

A new industry standard has been reached by Jankel in the on-going drive to offer protection against IEDs and roadside bombs to troops & civilians in the field.

Online PR News – 19-January-2017 – Weybridge, Surrey – Adhering to current standards for enclosed civilian armoured vehicles (CAVs) means that at a minimum, personnel are protected from a 15kg blast at 4 metres away. Some companies have been able to go further and offer protection from a 15kg blast at 2 metres away.rnrnNow Jankel has completed and passed comprehensive tests to increase the protection level to a 25kg blast detonated 2 metres away.rnrnFor any organisation tasked with sending their people into hostile territories, protection is everything. This proven capability now offers a new level of protection to bring added safety to people in dangerous situations, and without compromise on cost. rnrnLee Palmer, Jankel Chief Engineer said “Jankel has a reputation for driving new and creative ways to bring improvements. We are always looking to increase protection levels or bring safety enhancements. Having passed a test at this level means we bring extra and much needed protection improvements to people operating in high risk areas.”rnrnJankel passed the AEP-55 Vol 3 side blast test occupant survivability requirements which is itself a rare achievement. The test was conducted in accordance with the requirements of NATO AEP-55 STANAG 4569, NATO’s Standardization Agreement covering standards for the "Protection Levels for Occupants of Logistic and Light Armoured Vehicles”. The standard covers strikes from Kinetic Energy, artillery, and IED blast.