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AAD 2016: Anti-RPG protection for Puma

15th September 2016 - 12:00 GMT | by Tim Fish in Pretoria

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A partnership between AmSafe Bridport and OTT Technologies was announced at the AAD 2016 exhibition on 14 September.

The arrangements means that AmSafe’s lightweight Tarian net anti-RPG protection system has been fitted to one of OTT’s Puma M26 mine and blast protected vehicles to demonstrate the capability.

Tarian was developed as a lightweight alternative to the heavy bar armour that has been fitted to armoured vehicles to protect them from RPG attacks.

The nets can be attached to the outside of the vehicles using specialist flexible connectors. When an RPG rocket tries to pass through the net, the strong fibres

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Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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