Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) suit Specifications
The Bomb Disposal Suits is designed with the use of state of art material which provides a high level of protection in personal protection for modern-day EOD technicians enveloping from head to foot, which easy to wear and allows the wearer far greater comfort and ease of movement compared to the normal EOD Suit.
Main Parts of Bomb Disposal Suit
Provides front, back, side, shoulder and neck protection with HAP inserted in front and back. The high collar is designed to work in conjunction with any Helmet providing extra protection. Also, extra protection for the spine is provided. SAP designed and inserted in the jacket to fit the body shape. Immediate removal of the suit is achieved by the use of the quick release straps attached to the side and shoulder.
SAP manufactured using a mix of Ballistic fabrics is made to provide extra protection. Pockets are provided in the sleeves for keeping instruments.
It is made of high ballistic strength Ballistic fabric and provides maximum comfort.
Fully adjustable supporting stout braces, this unique design provides freedom of movement and optimum protection to the legs and also pockets for insertion of HAP’s are provided.
Helmet & Visor
The helmet and visor provide unequaled protection to head and neck areas.
- Ballistic Helmet with Face Shield
- Carrier Bag
- Hard Armour Panel
Bomb Disposal Suit / EOD Suit Features
- Engineered from high strength Ballistic Soft Armour
- High Strength , Hardwear outer shell using Nomax fire retardant fabric.
- STANAG 2920 with a V50 rating up to 1800m/s for front portion is achieved.
- Incorporates front and rear pockets for the insertion of Hard Armour Panels.
- Available in olive drab (standard color), navy blue or desert tan, each with black webbing trim
- Helmet Remote Control Module to better control EOD HS Helmet functions
- Ergonomic design allows an operator to use EOD tools and related equipment
Technical Specification of HARD SHELL Bomb Disposal Suit:
|Protection up to Velocity
|Front Collar (c/w Hard Ballistic)
|Body Front (c/w Hard Ballistic)
|Upper thigh (c/w Hard Ballistic)
- 10 years performance warranty on Hard Armour Panel
- 5 years performance warranty on Soft Armour Panel
- 1 year performance warranty on Outer Carrier (Subject to usage conditions)
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Frequently Asked Questions
Do bomb disposal suits work?
Yes, the impact of explosive devices is effectively reduced by bomb disposal suits. These suits are made of specialized materials that distribute and absorb explosion force. The suit's structural integrity and multi-layered design ensure increased protection for troops engaged in bomb disposal activities.
What is a bomb disposal suit also called?
A bomb disposal suit is also referred to as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) suit. It is also referred to as blast suit in some cases.
Are bomb disposal suits bulletproof?
Bomb disposal suits provide excellent protection against explosive hazards, but they are not bulletproof by nature. Instead of projectile deflection, these suits put more emphasis on blast effect mitigation. However, for the best bulletproofing, extra body armor with ballistic protection should be worn in addition to the suit.
Can a bomb defusal suit stop bullets?
Bomb suits are built to protect the wearer from fragments and shrapnel that may be ejected from a bomb. Depending upon the level of protection selected, they may be bullet resistant as well.
Do bomb suits actually protect people?
Yes, bomb suits effectively provide protection to individuals. The suit's design and structural integrity are essential for keeping wearers safe during bomb disposal activities.
Why do bomb suits not have gloves?
For operational reasons, bomb suits are intentionally made without integrated gloves. Dexterity and hand maneuverability need to be maximum when diffusing bombs, which can be compromised on wearing gloves. This strategy guarantees accurate tool and component handling during delicate jobs.
How heavy is EOD bomb suit?
Based on its design and construction, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) bomb suis typically weigh between 20 and 40 Kgs. This weight takes into account the inclusion of specialized layers and parts required to offer suitable protection against explosive risks while permitting crucial mobility and functionality during operations.
Why do people wear bomb suits?
Bomb suits are worn by individuals to ensure personal safety during bomb disposal activities. Specialized materials used in the manufacturing of these suits minimize damage by absorbing and dissipating explosive energy.
Are bomb suits waterproof?
Yes, bomb suits are designed to be waterproof. They include components and sealing techniques that prevent liquid infiltration.
How much does the EOD 9 bomb suit weigh?
Depending on the particular configuration and attachments, the EOD 9 bomb suit has a range of weights. The EOD 9 bomb suit typically weighs around 40 pounds.