Ratnik-EK combat gear for tankmen
The latest Russian superzaschitny 6B48 set tank "Warrior-EK"
As part of the "Tank biathlon" in podmoskovskom Alabino could see various models of military technology and equipment, located on the Russian Army. In particular, much attention of visitors attracted new protective kit for the crews of armored vehicles 6B48 "Warrior-EK", entered service two years ago.
From the explanatory material of the Moscow Center of high-strength materials "Armokom" know that the package is designed to protect the crew fighting vehicles from the effects of secondary fragments in the crew compartment, open flame, thermal effects, and protect the knee and elbow joints against mechanical damage.
A first protective body armor structure used bronepaket hybrid based on traditional ballistic fabrics in combination with the nonwoven materials of aramid fibers.
The kit includes: Ballistic vest broneshlemofon, fireproof overalls (summer and winter).
Ballistic resistant vest V50% for at least 550 m / s. The area of protection of body armor at least 45 sq.dm., weight - no more than 3.2 kg.
Ballistic resistance broneshlemofona V50% for at least 630 m / s. broneshlemofona Weight no more than 1,9 kg.
Coverall can withstand open flame up to 15 seconds. Time enough to leave a burning military vehicle.
As explained by the "Bulletin of Mordovia" one of the leading Russian military expert, chief editor of "Arsenal Fatherland" Viktor Murakhovski, at its creation is taken into account foreign and rich domestic experience. We still in the 1980s there were fire-retardant overalls with masks and gloves. But, unfortunately, there was no Ballistic protection, and shrapnel injury accounts for 70% of injuries.