Design of Mine Protected Vehicles



An escorting mine protected vehicle is remotely controlled with a demining machine because this type of vehicle assures operator safety from mine threats. Mine protected vehicles are commonly used for military purposes, and less as escort vehicles in humanitarian demining. Mine protected vehicles are not adequately suitable for escorting mine protected vehicles in demining. When choosing mine protected escort vehicles it is highly important to implement good proportions in requirements of visibility, counter-mine and ballistic protection, and soil trafficability. Here the project requirements are primarily set, then an example is shown of chassis selection, mine protected vehicles’ design, as well as the level of necessary counter-mine protection according to cone destruction. It is of key importance that mine protected vehicles acquire certificates of crew counter-mine protection from real mine threats.


Blast Wave Impulse Noise Protection Level Blast Vibration Mine Charge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Velika GoricaZagrebCroatia

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