BLASTech Troop Seat by Jankel Armouring

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Jankel searched for a seat to mitigate the effects of a blast and did not find one that met our exacting standards. We chose to build our own rather than settle for second-best.


Energy Attenuation Seat Technology has been tested extensively by Jankel, trialled independently by UK and US government laboratories and delivered in large numbers to a variety of customers. To date Jankel have sold over 60,000 seats worldwide. Key features include a unique an automatic weight adjustment system and reset mechanism for the secondary (slam down) event. BLASTech seating is in MRAP vehicles around the world.




Ultra lightweight and low profile design

Auto weight adjustability

Flexible mounting (floor / rear / roof)

Full functionality (Fore / aft and elevation)

5 point harness as standard

Fold-up seat pan

Head and shoulder bolsters for side seating support

Proven, rugged, consistent and in-service multi axial mitigation system and seat design –military off the shelf solution

Strong attachment rails designed and tested against severe blast loads, including lateral loadings

Fully certified to road legislation requirements

Fold forward seat back option for storage access

Mass – from 20kg

System Performance Includes

Patented recovery system allows use of a minimum of 200% of stroke under seat for energy absorption

Attenuation for primary and secondary loads, each exceeding 9.3 m/s over 5 ms (reported maximum delta-V from MGA test)

Certification to US and UK safety requirements (Inc FMVSS 207 / 208 / 210)

Seat exceeds material flammability requirements of FMVSS 302

Defense Products & Services: BLASTech Troop Seat by Jankel Armouring
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Crew seats, tracked armoured vehicle | Vehicle systems and equipment
Description: BLASTech Troop Seat
Source of Information: Jankel Armouring Ltd