Naval Warfare

Are ballistic blinds the answer to petro-piracy?

21st January 2015 - 08:11 GMT | by Daniel Tye in London


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Owners and operators of vessels can now fit ballistic blinds themselves thanks to a new ‘self-install’ system from Marine Armor System (MAS) that offers crews protection from pirate attacks.

In light of the rise of attacks on tankers with low freeboards in SE Asia, MAS says the ballistic blinds are ...

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