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RESEARCH AND                                                                                                                                                              SUPERIOR PROTECTION


            DEVELOPMENT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Current                 New boltless



            AND PRODUCTION                                                                                                                                                      construction              construction                                    construction                 helmet
                                                                                                                                                                                  Current




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Potentially
            Our staff’s thirty years of experience and our collaboration with many                                                                                         direction of fire (Z) 120 mm            direction of fire (Z)   Screw socket                        Balance
            scientific institutions from all over the world guarantee our quality. Our                                                                                                                         80 mm                         weak point                         point
                                                                                                                                                                                                       bullet
            production facilities in Croatia (Prelog), Germany (Gütersloh), the Czech                                                                                                       dynamic indentation (trauma)  bullet track
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     disrupted bonding elements
            Republic (Chomutov) and Italy (Taranto) use                                                                                                            protective                       arresting layers  stretched bonding elements                                 60 mm
            state-of-the-art technology in order to improve the level of protection                                                                                   area                                           bonding elements
            provided by our products as much as possible.                                                                                                                                 BEFORE        NOW                protective area              86 mm
            Our practical knowledge, in synergy with the academic and industry                                                                                                                                                      additional                                                    26 mm
            related                                                                                                                                                                                                       20 mm     protective
            knowledge of our partners and constant communication with                                                                                                                                                               area
            our customers, helps us develop innovative ideas and proposals and                                                                                           60 mm                                             40 mm
            always remain a cut above the rest.                                                                                                                             2                                               1
            Our company’s research department is proud to employ experts
            from various fields thus creating an extensive database  of
            knowledge and competencies at our disposal. From the research and                                                                                    1  • Through the use of                  process, 100% of the material of
            application of new materials to cutting-edge technology – everything is                                                                                    the helmet shell is used in the absorption of ballistic energy, after
            geared toward improving the protective properties of our helmets. This                                                                                     the shot channel has been cracked open.                                      THE FULL BALLISTIC EFFICIENCY
            will always remain our first and foremost priority.                                                                                                    • Trauma is reduced by 30%
                                                                                                                                                                   • Protected area of the head is increased by 14%.                             Advantages of new boltless helmet:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 • no weak points on a helmet
                                                                                                                                                                   • Helmets are able to resist more shots                                       • Protected area of the head is increased
                                                                                                                                                                   • The minimum distance between shots is reduced by 30%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 • no possibility of secondary fragmentation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 • no added weight
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 • due to the better fixation of the helmet on the head
                                                                                                                                                                 2  In the conventional process, only 50% of the material of the helmet shell is      by attaching the belt 60 mm bellow the helmet
                                                                                                                                                                   used for the ballistic energy absorption, after the shot channel has             balance point
                                                                                                                                                                   been cracked open.                                                            • the force on the chin by the belt is reduced



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