HatBox Rapid Deployment Unit
Maritime, Military, and Law Enforcement Rapid Deployment Applications
When every second counts in preventing an act of piracy or impeeding an escalating danger, there is simply no substitute for Allied-Maritime Rapid Deployment Units. These barbed tape barriers are developed to prevent intrusion on any level of security.
Visual and physical deterrent
Passive, non-lethal countermeasure
Freeboard deck and onboard barrier
Multiple methods of deployment
The HatBox is designed for military and police use in varying climates and terrains. This unit can be rapidly deployed in hallways, stairwells, entrances and exit areas, and more, and quickly be recovered for repeated use; it can be used in both indoor and outdoor applications. Each unit comes with all of the materials and tools necessary for immediate use.
Rapid dispensing anti-personnel barrier provides 15 meters of 76.2-cm diameter barbed tape fabricated from 0.064-cm thick 301 austenitic stainless steel strip hardened to Rockwell (30N) 50-55. Clusters of four needle sharp barbs are punched 4” (102mm) on center. Barb cluster width shall be 2.84 cm. Barbs are be alternately offset from the tape’s centerline 0.15” -0.45” (3.8mm – 11mm). Each coil loop shall contain (24) ± 1 barb cluster.
Adjacent pair of coil loops is spot welded together at (5) points of approximate equal spacing about the perimeter in such a way to prevent one slipping passed the other. Weld attachments shall be capable of surviving a minimum pure tensile load of 181 kg.
One jacketed stainless steel wire rope 7 x 7 strand 3/64” minimum diameter shall be attached to each pair of coil openings at 12” ±2” (305mm ±51mm) 101 coil loops shall cover 50’ ±2” (15.2m ±51mm). 16 gauge twist ties, gloves, stakes and tie tool furnished with each unit housed in a fiber case canister (hatbox).
Uses: riot control, crowd control, (impedes movement on stairways, corridors, sidewalks and streets, etc.)
Where: embassies, jails, prisons, INS facilities, courthouses, police departments, and more.