Accession Number:

ADA473218

Title:

Test Methodology for Protection of Vehicle Occupants against Anti-Vehicular Landmine Effects (Methodologie d'essais pour la protection des occupants de vehicules contre les effets des mines terrestres anti-vehicules)

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NATO RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY ORGANIZATION NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE (FRANCE)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2007-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

176.0

Abstract:

In 2001, the NATORTO HFM-090TG-25 was created in response to the NATORTO HFM ET-007, which identified the lack of suitable information for injury assessment of the anti-vehicle mine threat. Furthermore, the Task Group was asked to help the STANAG 4569 Team of Experts to develop an injury assessment methodology for the qualification of light-armored and logistic vehicles blast land mines protection systems. Injury criteria, tolerance levels and measurement methods were proposed to assess the most vulnerable body regions to a blast mine strike under a vehicle. The tolerance levels established for these body regions are considered to represent low risk of life-threatening and disabling injuries. The results, conclusions and recommendations of the HEM-090TG-25 work are presented in the technical report.

Subject Categories:

  • Weapons Effects (Biological)
  • Land Mine Warfare
  • Explosions
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE