Next Generation Advanced Bomb Suit (NGABS)
Protects the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Soldier from threats associated with improvised explosive devices, including fragmentation, blast overpressure, impact, heat, and flame. The NGABS incorporates pistol and rifle protection, along with increased fragmentation protection in the head and vital torso area, and improved situational awareness provided by a Modular Sensor Suite (MSS) and Heads-Up Display (HUD).
The NGABS increases Soldier readiness to respond to evolving threats by providing EOD Soldiers with 360° ballistic protection and drastically increasing situational awareness.
The modular, scalable, mission-tailorable design of NGABS reduces weight while offering increased mobility and survivability, which is tailorable to various situations globally. Additionally, in accordance with Army Modernization efforts and the 2018 U.S. National Defense Strategy, the NGABS’ innovative MSS/HUD pushes technology advancement in the C5ISR arena.
NGABS also addresses prior sizing issues by accommodating the 5th to the 95th percentile of EOD Soldiers.