J & S Franklin Ltd2013-09-06 12:52:59

J&S Franklin demonstrate DefenCell Total Protection Capability at DSEI 2013

At DSEI, on Stand No; N10-350 J&S Franklin will be demonstrating DefenCell, a range of personal and infrastructure protection equipment for use in military, security and environmental applications.

DefenCell is a modular protection and construction system with applications for the Engineer through to the Infantryman, from barrier walls to sangars, from collective protection to individuals, from the battlefield to the high street. Its proven cellular structure provides strength and makes it more flexible for the design and construction of protection systems. The strong non-woven geotextile fabric retains the fill materials and is durable and UV resistant, lightweight and free draining.

On display will be;

DEFENCELL MAC is the new range of protective welded mesh metal gabions, lined with geotextile and supplied in several standard sizes that can be filled with locally available materials such as earth, or sand to provide ballistic protection, blast mitigation and HVM vehicle barriers. MAC can also be used for environmental applications and is ideal for flood protection.
DEFENCELL MAC gabions are supplied pre-assembled and folded for shipping and are easy to deploy by pulling open, positioning and filling.

DefenCell Profile 300
This geotextile, cellular, containment system which, when filled with locally sourced or selected fill materials, can be used to create a wide variety of unobtrusive specific barrier shaped and sized structures. It is the only geotextile PAS 68 tested vehicle barrier and a perfect solution for offering inconspicuous protection to public buildings, perimeter security and HVM protection particularly in environmentally and visually sensitive locations as it can be grassed or planted, enabling it to blend quickly into the surroundings whilst providing proven substantial protection from terrorist attack or environmental threats.

Securiscape Planters and Street Furniture
For use in Homeland Security applications this range of PAS 68 tested planters and street furniture has been installed at critical infrastructure sites in London and the UK as well as on the Olympic site. The system has an engineered steel interior that will stop a truck and can be covered with decorative and practical finishes in steel, timber, stone or even bronze. Installation is quick and easy being surface mounted with only 150mm ground fixings. Planting with anything from flowers to trees, the integral watering system needs minimal maintenance.

DefenCell UXO Disposal
DefenCell offers a simple modular explosive containment system for Unexploded Ordnance. The completely non-metallic design ensures no secondary shrapnel, whilst the cellular construction dissipates energy and absorbs blast and debris effectively. The structures are quick and easy to install, simple to remove, easily transportable and environmentally neutral. Their modular construction allows design scalable to size of the ordnance.

DefenCell LITE and RANGER
These versions of DefenCell Force Protection Systems offer lightweight infantry protection through individual tactical emplacement.
Both Systems are easily stored and moved, and have a low pack volume.
An unfilled LITE unit fits in the same space as a full sandbag, and when filled that same unit will make a wall section 3.2m long, 0.6m high and 0.6, wide, the equivalent of 90 sandbags.
The RANGER is a shorter version of the proven LITE with the same strong cellular construction and durable materials. It weighs just 1.4kg and can be filled by hand in less than 10 minutes; however it is the equivalent of over forty sandbags and ideal for infantry use.
The 0.60m thickness of the Ranger and LITE provides ballistic protection against weapons up to .50cal and 14.5mm

DefenCell Flood Protection
Tested by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and proven in action DefenCell is an effective and easily installed Flood Protection Barrier.
A simple 0.5m to 1m high wall will be sufficient to stop all but the most extreme flooding.
Testing has shown DefenCell to be many times faster to install than sandbags, and much easier to remove when the threat has passed.

DefenCell products have been extensively tested and proven to protect against, vehicle attack, ballistic threats, and blast mitigation. They are protecting several critical infrastructure sites in the UK, and are in operational deployment in Afghanistan, Chad and several US Bases.

For further details or to arrange a demonstration
Stand No; N10-350
DSEI, Excel, London. 10th to 13th September, 2013

For more information contact:
Franklin House
151 Strand
United Kingdom
Tel:     +44 20 7836 5746
Fax:     +44 20 7836 2784



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