Liverpool, United Kingdom (PressExposure) September 01, 2009 -- /1888PressRelease/ AIROLUSION LTD. Liverpool (United Kingdom) a leading provider of innovative Blast and Ballistic Protection Solutions, including the 'Vorsphere' range of Blast Containment Units.
The Company announced that it is delivering a range Vorsphere Units to the African Continent to be used by trained demining personnel, to assist in the clearance of landmines throughout the country.
Airolusion had designed a model specifically for this particular application. The apparatus was redesigned to take into consideration the role it would be required to play and to ensure that it would complement existing operational methods, techniques and equipment.
The contract was secured on the back of the 'Vorsphere' trademark and the Airolusion brand name, which are synonymous with blast and ballistic protection equipment.
The Contracts will include a range of disposable and re-useable, blast and fragmentation proof Vorsphere units. They have been designed for the African environment to cope with all types of landmines, anti tank mines and mortars. They will also be utilised to clear an assortment of IED's (Improvised Explosive Devices) and ERW (Explosive Remnants of War).
Many communities on the African Continent are surrounded by mine fields and numerous individual landmines and IED's which have been laid down over many years. With no records to go by, many are maimed and killed when going about their normal day to day.
Airolusion Ltd is a proactive, forward-thinking organization and is increasingly recognizing the need to securely and effectively produce products within their business by applying the best state-of-the-art systems available to them.
Said John McKenzie, Managing Director of Airolusion Ltd. "Our 'Vorsphere' units are differentiated by their robust functionality and flexibility. They can be easily deployed, assembled and operated. Their secure containment capability ensures that all explosive waste and fragmentation is contained, making certain there is no threat to operational personnel".
Airolusion's innovative disposable unit offers a cost effective option that presents a viable secure alternative in situations where it is not possible to get into or carry the re-usable units to.
The director of Safety and Security at Airolusion, commented, "Our decision to implement the 'Vedette' Vorsphere unit was due to several important factors raised by clearance specialists in the mine clearance field. There was a logic and practicality brought into the design of the 'Vedette' unit. It needed to be versatile and user friendly. We made changes for its long term application, and improved its ability to integrate into existing processes. It was an important factor that the overall control of every step of the operation was in the hands of staff and engineers and the pace of the operation could be meticulously managed.
About the 'Vorsphere'. The 'Vorsphere' is a blast containment device. The range is designed and manufactured to contain explosive blasts from a few hundred grams up to 6kilograms of military specification explosives. It develops and markets state-of-the-art security solutions for blast and bombproof containment devices along with its innovative patented Modular Ballistic Shielding.