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DSEI 2013: Jankel launches new seating technology

13th September 2013 - 12:07 GMT | by Tim Fish in London


Jankel has launched its new third generation BlasTech seat technology, which provides improved protection for soldiers and crew of MRAP vehicles during an IED contact, at the DSEI exhibition. 

The company said that the seating provides additional protection reducing the severity of injuries to the spine and brain by allowing the seat itself to move and absorb the impact of the initial blast as well as the secondary slam-down of the vehicle.

Jankel's head of R&D, Eric Charleston, told Shephard that the third generation seat ‘has incorporated far more aluminium extrusion components, which has led to economies of scale and

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

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

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