Fiberweb Launches New Website to Showcase Defencell Force Protection Systems

Web 2.0-based highlights how this high performance, 100% fabric ballistic and blast barrier can help improve logistics and safety for all US military branches.
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Dec. 3, 2010 - PRLog -- (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — Fiberweb, Inc.’s new website,, showcases Defencell Force Protection Systems, a lightweight ballistic and blast barrier solution that offers weight and space savings over existing protective barriers. Created exclusively for US military personnel, provides performance data that highlights how the Defencell system can effectively reduce the number of containers necessary to transport and construct ballistics fortifications in both combat and training.

This lightweight, 100% fabric system features a self-stabilizing honeycomb design that eliminates the need for heavy metal wires or hard plastic that can take up space during delivery. The new website provides an interactive catalog and product comparisons that demonstrate how these weight savings can translate to safer delivery capabilities and reduced risk of secondary fragmentation.

“Unlike traditional wire gabion baskets, the Defencell Force Protection System is compact, lightweight and durable, providing a smaller logistical footprint,” said Kim Tully, Defencell Field Engineer. “The website provides comprehensive resources that clearly outline the delivery benefits of the Defencell system. Whether air-dropping, sling loading, driving over rough terrain or hand carrying, the system is ideally suited for mission critical deliveries to every corner of the battlefield.”

Site visitors can view detailed product information, videos, product applications, and technical specifications. The site also allows commanders and field engineers to download detailed CAD models and installation guides, view side-by-side barrier system comparisons and performance data, order product samples and schedule on-site product demonstrations.

Made in the USA and extensively field tested worldwide, the Defencell Force Protection System is available in four interlocking units that provide effective ballistic, blast, and crash protection. Defencell woddf units meet the testing requirements set forth by the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) as determined by the Engineer Research and Development Center US Army Corps of Engineers (ERDC).

For more information on Defencell Force Protection Systems or to request detailed product test results, visit

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Fiberweb, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fiberweb plc, is one of the world’s largest and leading suppliers of high performance, specialty nonwoven fabrics. With its vast experience in nonwoven geotextiles, Fiberweb has long been regarded as a technological innovator with a strong portfolio of intellectual property, a preferred partner for customers focused on high-quality and reliable supply, and a consistent investor in a global network of competitive manufacturing assets. With revenues approaching $1 billion and over 1,800 employees worldwide, the company has a strong global position with major operations in North America, Europe and Asia.
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