Manufacturer: Rheinmetall Defence  
Product type: Screen Laying Systems  
Name: Self-screening system  

Light Vehicle Protection System

This light vehicle protection system provides spontaneous protection against conventional weapons, weapons with optical devices and laser distance measurements by deploying RP smoke, effective in the visual and near infrared range for e.g:

  • Protection for light armoured vehicles (WIESEL, FENNEK)

  • Protection for troop carrier (WOLF, DINGO, TERRIER, MUNGO)

  • Protection for transporters (Lorry 5-15 t, Mobile bridge transporter) and

  • Protection for other support/assistance vehicles (WIESEL ambulance).

Main features

  • Leight and easy to handle

  • Effective protection within 1s after firing

  • Burst time within 0,4 - 0,8 s

  • Effective in the visual and near IR range with temporary fade-over in the medium and far infrared range

  • 25 s coverage behind spontaneous smoke curtain 30m x 4m

  • Enabling the occupants of the vehicle to take evasive action, mount a counterattack or evacuate the vehicle

  • Multi-missionable (magazine principle)

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