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DSEI 2013: Ruukki launches new Ramor 550 grade armour

10th September 2013 - 07:00 GMT | by Tim Fish in London

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A new Ramor 550 armour product from Ruukki that is six times harder than mild steel is being launched at the DSEI exhibition.

Ruukki, a specialist steel producer and steel construction company from Finland, has designed the latest Ramor variant to specifically protect against explosions or ballistics threats. 

The company said that the improved ballistic properties of Ramor 550 steel mean up to 10-20% lighter structures, which in turn cuts fuel consumption and enables higher payloads.

Jani Kastell, Ramor sales manager, at Ruukki stated: ‘Tested and certified, Ramor 550 steel is ideal for armoured vehicles, military vehicles and equipment, safe

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

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