UHMW-PE fibre has negligible moisture absorption, making High Pressure Polyethylene (HPPE) pressed plates being an ideal material for water-borne craft applications. At the same time the HPPE offers high resistance to chemicals and ultraviolet light.
FMS offer essential lightweight and cost effective solutions for small vessels where every kilo is critical, but at the same time it is crucially essential to protect the vessel and its personnel from enemy threats.
Every armour solution is designed to meet customer’s specific needs using polyethylene panels or a combination of ceramic strike face with polyethylene backing.
Naval armour for small vessels is designed and customized to tackle individual project specifications, so that it fits into specific requirements for personnel protection. These protective solutions feature materials that include rubberised aramid, high-performance polyethylene, ceramics and other special materials. The protection level is often from NATO STANAG 4569 level I to III, but it also can be customized to cover specific customer’s requirements.