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Eurosatory: Dirks unveils blast wall

20th June 2014 - 13:00 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in Paris


The Langener Wall – shortened to the LaWa – from Dirks Defence and Security Company has been displayed for the first time at Eurosatory. 

‘The LaWa is has been successfully tested by the German Army and we are hopeful that they will be our launch customer,’ Jens Hill, sales representative for Dirks, told Shephard.

‘The wall has successfully been tested against a 155mm artillery shell, it provides 100 percent protection against C4 class artillery blasts,’ Hill continued.  

The wall can be fitted together easily by semiskilled personnel and is transportable on European standard palettes. Each basic plate measures …

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