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Soft Armour

Stay protected, stay confident

Soldiers who know they are protected perform with confidence.
Magnus Gäfvert
Head of Marketing and Sales, Barracuda, Business Area Dynamics
+46 493 148 75

 Saab’s Soft Armour system offers protection against ballistic penetration up to NATO 7.62 mm AP ammunition. It is a box concept designed to enhance survivability and can be fitted to any structure prior to missions, or even retrofitted to existing structures in operational theatre.

KEY FEATURES

Soft Armour is a patented ballistic protection technology that provides security for people in vulnerable environments.

Soft Armour protects against all small arms ammunition including armour piercing.

BECOMING A CUSTOMER

As a customer of Saab’s you benefit from a complete life commitment. It is our utmost ambition to support and facilitate your use of our products and services. That is why we are always willing to walk that extra mile to develop a strong and trustful relationship.

Features

Military and special operations forces overseas are vulnerable and face many different challenges. To achieve mission success, protection of people and equipment are of vital importance. Saab offers just that – protection against ballistic penetration, counter barrier systems and portable shelters that provide defence against AP ammunition, RPG and vehicle attacks plus protection from heat build-up for vehicles, ammunition and personnel.

SOFT ARMOUR

Saab’s Soft Armour system offers protection against ballistic penetration up to NATO 7.62 mm AP ammunition (STANAG level III). The system is a box concept filled with hard ceramic balls. The system is especially designed to enhance survivability and can be fitted to any structure prior to missions, or even retrofitted to existing structures in operational theatre.

A unique ceramic material protects against ballistic penetration. Soft Armour is a patented ballistic protection technology that provides security for people in vulnerable environments. Soft Armour also protects critical equipment and facilities. Soft Armour protects against all small arms ammunition including armour piercing. The system has a lower total cost than ceramic and composite protection, with reusability, multi-hit capabilities and high flexibility.

In use

Saab's Signature Management product range currently has a customer base of more than 50 countries worldwide.

These customer relations have been built up during more than 50 years of dedicated development in camouflage and deception.

Technical specification

Saab’s Soft Armour system offers protection against ballistic penetration up to NATO 7.62 mm AP ammunition (STANAG level III). The system is a box concept making it possible to fit to any vehicle or structure prior to mission, or even retrofit to existing structure in theatre.

Modular

The Modular Soft Armour protection system has several areas of use. It can be integrated with any type of structure and can be fitted onto existing structures or vehicles requiring additional protection. The system can also be used as a stand-alone. The modularity of the system is granted by using panels that are easily joined together with standard tools; ceramic filling is added after construction of the panel boxes.

High performance

With a weight of 180 kg/m² and a thickness of 120 mm, the system protects against bursts of 7.62*51 AP ammunition (equivalent to STANAG level III). The Saab Modular Soft Armour also protects against most fragmentation on the battlefield.

Transportation

The modularity of the system enables transport in different collies to optimise weight, space and bulk to existing transport capabilities.

Lightweight

The protection level of the Modular Soft Armour system ~180 kg/m² can be compared with concrete 500 kg/m² and RHA 200 kg/m².

Use

  • Built into new military or civilian infrastructure.
  • Add on as a Lego system for protection of existing infrastructure.
  • Rapidly deployed protection for Roadblocks/Safe houses.
  • VIP protection
  • Possible to retrofit

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Saab provides complete turnkey solutions for a range of field facilities, comprising of everything from complete camp or medical care solutions to equipment, and operations and maintenance services.

For seventy-five years Saab has been developing technology aimed at creating a safer and more confident society. Today, this experience is utilized into a wide range of affordable, net centric security solutions that can radically improve your capabilities within areas such as Critical Infrastructure Protection, Emergency Response, and Guard and Event.

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