Standard Threat Protection - Direct Fire Levels

Standard Threat Protection - Direct Fire Levels

Test conditions

Conditions meet or exceed European Committee for Standardization guidelines outlined in EN1063, 1522, 1523 and PM2000 for qualification & certification of armor solutions. On customer request, STANAG 4569 test conditions can also be used.

 

PB

Pointed bullet

SCP1

Soft core (lead) with steel penetrator(Type M855 or SS109)

SC

Soft core (lead)

SCP2

Soft core (lead) with steel penetrator

SP

Soft point

SCP3

Soft core (lead) with steel penetrator (3.7 +/- 0.1g, type PS)

CB

Conical Bullet

HC(1)

Steel hard core, mass (4.6 +/- 0.1) g, hardness >63 HRC

JSP

Jacketed Soft Point

HC(2)

Tungsten Carbide hard core, mass (5.95 +/- 0.1g) ammunition type M993/AP8, hardness >63 HRC

FJ(1)

Full steel jacket (plated)

HCI(1)

Steel hard core with incendiary, combined mass (5.4 +/- 0.1) g, hardness >63 HRC

FJ(2)

Full copper alloy jacket

HCI(2)

Steel hard core with incendiary, ammunition type BZ-API, hardness >63 HRC

FN

Flat nose bullet

 

 

Threat

Testlevel according to
VPAM APR 2006

Classification by
PM 2007 (PM)    
BRV 2009 (VR)

Stanag 4569
AEP 55 (level)

Comparable to*                        
DIN EN 1063 (BR),          
DIN EN 1522/23 (FB),      
BRV 1999 (VR)           

Type of Weapon

Calibre

Type of bullet          

Testcondition

Standoff (m)

Standard Hit Spacing

4

PM 4
VR 4

BR 4
FB 4
VR 4

357 S/W

.357 Magnum

FJ(1)/CB/SC

10 +/- 0.5      

3 shots on the vertices of a triangle @ 120 +/- 10mm

44 S/W

.44 Magnum

FJ(2)/FN/SC

6

PM 6
VR 6

 ( B4+ not classified)

PS Ball
(AK 47)

7.62 x 39mm

FJ(1)/PB/SCP(3)

10 +/- 0.5 

3 shots on the vertices of a triangle @ 120 +/- 10mm

7

PM 7
VR 7

Level 1

BR 5
FB 5
VR 5 

M16A2/Famas-G2

5.56 x 45mm

FJ(2)/PB/SCP(1)

BR 6
FB 6
VR 6 

M80 Ball
(M60/M14/FAL-FN)

7.62 x 51mm

FJ(1)/PB/SC

 ( B6+ not classified)

M16A1/Famas-G1 (M193)

5.56 x 45mm

FJ(2)/PB/SC

8

PM 8
VR 8

Level 2

BZ-API
(AK-47)

7.62 x 39mm

FJ(1)/PB/HCI(1)

10 +/- 0.5 

3 shots on the vertices of a triangle @ 120 +/- 10mm

20mm FSP

20mm

Fragment

10 +/- 0.5 

1 shot in center of panel

9

PM 9
VR 9

BR 7
FB 7
VR 7 

M61-AP
(M60/M14/FAL-FN)

7.62 x 51mm

FJ(2)/PB/HC(1)

10 +/- 0.5 

3 shots on the vertices of a triangle @ 120 +/- 10mm

Blast & Floor Protection Options

Blast & Floor Protection Options

Armor Location

Option Designation

Blast Protection

Azimuthal

Charge
Weight

Charge
Type

Charge
Initation

Charge
Location

Standoff
(Horizontal)

Standoff
(Vertical)

Floor

Degree

kg

m

N

None

N/A



N/A

DM51

(2) DM51 - Separated

0,118

(2) DM51

PETN

Under body

N/A

Distance between vehicle floor and ground minus test device depends on type of vehicle

DM51

(2) DM51 - Bundled

0,118

(2) DM51

PETN

Under body

N/A

M67

(3) DM51
-or- (1) L2A2
-or- (1) M67

0,177

(3) DM51
(1) M67
(1) L2A2

PETN

Under body

N/A

DM31

DM-31

0,54

DM-31

TNT

Under body

N/A

Perimeter Laterial Blast

N

None

N/A

N/A

15kg @ 4m

15kg @ 4m

16

P4 / C4

Bridgewire &
Detonator
(Sintox)

B-Pillar

4

0,5

15kg @ 3m

15kg @ 3m

3

15kg @ 2m

15kg @ 2m

2

For LAV Vehicles, Blast & Floor Protection is not included. For FAV, DM51 Floor is included only.

Explanation of the abbreviation

 

B6-DM51-15kg@3m

This vehicle has a direct fire protection level B6  with the
following selected blast protection options:

  • (2) DM51 Separated Floor Protection
  • 15kg at 3m Standoff Perimeter Lateral Blast Protection

 

For all other armoring levels, please contact us.


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