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Mannequin for Blast Incapacitation and Lethality

mabilA growing number of conflicts have now seen the use of enhanced blast weapons that create overpressures of significant magnitude and duration. To address the injury risk for infantrymen, a biofidelic and robust human surrogate called the Mannequin for the Assessment of Blast Incapacitation and Lethality (MABIL) was developed in conjunction with Defence R&D Canada. This experimental device monitors sternum acceleration and is used to assess blast overpressure attenuation systems and personal protective equipment. Please call us for more information.