Valtam Armor by AAL USA is a Light-Weight Composite Armor System, comprised of a series of panels designed to provide ballistic protection for personnel and critical components of aircraft and vehicles. Valtam Armor can be installed in any configuration, whether as a complete aircraft/vehicle kit or specifically to outfit select components or mission equipment.

11CUSTOMIZATION

Valtam Armor is end-item specific and can be modified to all
customer specifications for individual aircraft/vehicles, including:

> Auxiliary Fuel Cell Accommodations
> Crew and Utility Seats
> Maintenance Panel and Bay Access Panels
> Heating Ventilation Exhaust
> Access Cables
> Weapons Mounts
> First Aid, Medical Equipment and Litters
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> External Accessories

DELIVERABLES

> Form, Fit and Function Validation
> Certificate of Conformance
> Serial Number-Specific Data Packages
> Summary Ballistic Report
> Stress Analysis Report
> Environmental Testing Report

VALTAM ARMOR SPECIFICATIONS

National Institution of Justice (NIJ) Standard:

0108.01 BALLISTIC RESISTANT PROTECTIVE MATERIALS

ARMOR TYPE TEST AMMUNITION NOMINAL BULLET MASS SUGGESTED BARREL LENGTH REQUIRED BULLET VELOCITY REQUIRED HITS PER ARMOR SPECIMEN
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III-A
44 Magnum
Lead SWC
15.55 g
240 gr
14 – 16 cm
5.5 – 6.25 in
426 ± 15 m/s
1400 ± 50 ft/s
5
Gas Checked
9 mm FMJ
 8.0 g
124 g
24 – 26 cm
9.5 – 10.25 in
 426 ± 15 m/s
1400 ± 50 ft/s
 5

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III
7.62 mm
308 Winchester
FMJ
9.7 g
150 gr
56 cm
22 in
838 ± 15 m/s  2750 ± 50 ft/s 5

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IV
30-06
AP
10.8 g
166 gr
56 cm
22 in
868 ± 15 m/s
2850 ± 50 ft/s
1
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NATO STANAG Standard:

4569/AEP55 VOL. 1

ARMOR TYPE TEST AMMUNITION DISTANCE REQUIRED BULLET VELOCITY REQUIRED HITS PER ARMOR SPECIMEN
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III

7.62 x 51 AP (WC core)
7.62 x 54R B32 API (Dragunov)
30M 930 ± 15 m/s 4
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IV

14.5 x 114 AP/B32 200M 911 ± 15 m/s  1
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V

25mm APDS-TM-791 500M 1258 ± 15 m/s 1
Legend: AP-Armor Piercing | FMJ-Full Metal Jacket | SWC-Semi-Wadcutter

LEVEL THREAT VELOCITY (FPS) WEIGHT NOTES
NU Level III-A 44 Mag./9mm 1400 1 PSF – 6.13 PSF 5-Shot NIJ Pattern
NIJ Level III M80 Ball 2750 <2.9 PSF – 13.83 PSF 5-Shot NIJ Pattern
NIJ Level IV APM2 2850 7.7 PSF – 26.65 PSF 5-Shot NIJ Pattern
5-Shot NIJ Pattern: Four impacts on an 8″ square, with the fifth impact in the center.
4-Shot STANAG Pattern: Two impacts 1″ apart, 4″ from the two additional impacts, 1″ apart.

Note: Metallic solutions will stop tighter shot patterns than composite or ceramic/composite solutions.

CURRENT SOLUTIONS

  • AAL 100-9001-Mi17/171
  • AAL 101-9001-S61
  • AAL 102-9001-AW189
  • AAL 104-9001-UH60
  • AAL 105-9001-H1

ABOUT AAL USA

AAL USA, Inc. is an aviation solutions provider offering a wide variety of tailored fixed and rotary-wing aircraft services to customers around the world. AAL USA offers a wide spectrum of capabilities including maintenance, engineering/ certifications, training and flight operations.

AAL USA is capable of deploying in a moment’s notice to even the most austere environments.