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DEFENSEShield – Total fire protection coverage for military vehicles

It is imperative that combatants be protected from fire in their military vehicle, whether it’s a tank, truck or armored personnel carrier. Based on extensive battlefield experience, Lehavot’s comprehensive DEFENSEShield system provides multi-zone fire detection and suppression for military vehicles, covering the crew compartment, engine, fuel tank, tires, battery compartment, and outer envelope.

DEFENSEShield is a comprehensive, cost-effective and reliable military vehicle fire protection system comprised of:

1. Engine Compartment Protection Module:

The unique and rugged DELTA Rate-of-Rise pneumatic-electronic linear fire & heat detector, which responds with high accuracy and sensitivity to temperature rises that exceed a predetermined rate, irrespective of the starting temperature.

Suppression agent & discharge system

2. The outer envelope is fitted with a fire detection and suppression system that offers protection against Molotov cocktails and facilitates crew evacuation.

3. The tires are protected with a high performance product that extinguishes all classes of fires and prevents the fire from reigniting.

4. Battery Compartment Protection Module:

Fire detector

Suppression agent & discharge nozzles

5. Crew Compartment Protection Module:

Equipped with Optical  detectors and fire suppression agents that shield the crew in case of fire or high temperature.

The key benefits of DEFENSEShield are:

Fast detection – All of the fire detection products provide real-time detection to minimize damage and injuries. In particular, the DELTA linear detector that is used in all areas except the crew compartment detects out-of-range temperature fluctuations in less than 1 second.

Robust in harsh conditions – Eliminates leakage failures, high tolerance for grime and dirt.

Easy installation – Lehavot’s proprietary DELTA linear detector is durable, flexible stainless steel tubing that is easily routed to monitor large compartments or tight spaces.

Cost-effective – No need for multiple detector units.

Durable – Battle-proven system.

Low cost of ownership – Relatively low cost, low maintenance.

Flexible – The high-performance system supports both automatic and manual operation.

Efficient – Extinguishes all classes of fires.

Quality you can trust

DEFENSEShield is certified to the following civilian and military standards:

•    ISO 9001:2008 – Quality assurance certification
•    EN 54
•    MIL-STD 810 – For environmental conditions
•    MIL-STD 461 – For electromagnetic compatibility
•    MIL-STD 1275 – For Characteristics of 28V DC electrical systems in military vehicles

For detailed DEFENSEShield specifications, click here.


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