• Hurricane Window

Hurricane Window

Built for Survival - The Hurricane Window system is designed for use in the walls of buildings in hurricane-prone areas.
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PRODUCT INFORMATION

DESCRIPTION

The unit is specially developed for use in government and municipal buildings, hospitals, hotels, temporary structures that house response workers and any facility that must survive hurricane forces and other natural disasters.

Constructed of an armor plate attached to a track holding transparent ballistic armor, the Hurricane Window is an excellent alternative to traditional windows that may break and shatter easily under high winds and impact of projected debris. Occupants of buildings with Hurricane Windows can rest assured that they’re safe from the elements outside.

Tested for Strength

The system is able to withstand hurricane-force large-missile impact and is certified by H.P. White Laboratories to meet FEMA specifications for impact of a 10-foot long, 15-pound, wooden 2×4 traveling at 100 miles per hour.

Certifications

Hurricane Windows offer up to NIJ Level IIIA protection, making them capable of deterring a .44 magnum bullet, or its equivalent in flying debris. Standard sized units offer an 18 x 18 inch viewable area, and can be customized to fit varying sizes and applications. The Hurricane Window system ships assembled and ready for installation.

National Institute of Justice (NIJ) 0108.01 Ballistic Level Breakdown

Rating Ammunition Weight
(grains)
Weight
(grams)
Min/Max
(meters/sec)
Min/Max
(feet/sec)
Number of
Shots
Level I .22 long rifle high velocity lead 40 2.6 320 +/- 12 1050 +/- 40 5
Level I .38 special round nose lead 158 10.2 259 +/- 12 850 +/- 50 5
Level IIA .357 mag. jacketed soft poin 158 10.2 381 +/- 15 1250 +/- 50 5
Level IIA 9mm full metal jacket 124 8.0 322 +/- 12 1090 +/- 40 5
Level II .357 mag. jacketed soft poin 158 10.2 425 +/- 15 1395 +/- 40 5
Level II 9mm full metal jacket 124 8.0 358 +/- 12 1175 +/- 40 5
Level IIIA .44 mag. lead semi-wadcutter gas checked 240 15.55 426 +/- 15 1400 +/- 50 5
Level IIIA 9mm full metal jacket 124 8.0 426 +/- 15 1400 +/- 50 5
Level III 7.62mm (.308 Winchester) full metal jacket 150 9.7 838 +/- 15 2750 +/- 50 5
Level IV .30-06 armor piercing 166 10.8 868 +/- 15 2850 +/- 50 1

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The following items are some basic questions to ask when preparing your Defenshield order.

What is the nature of the threat – small arms, rifle rounds, armor piercing, IED blast?

Will the unit be used indoors or outdoors?

Will the unit be used for riot control or hostage negotiations?

Do you require conspicuous deterrence or camouflage?

Will the unit need to match the aesthetics of it’s surroundings – wood or stone finishes?

Will you need traffic control signage, unit logos or law enforcement badges displayed on the unit?

What is the size of the space where the unit will be used?

Will the unit need to fit through doorways, into elevators?

What are you protecting – people, objects?

(For maximum blast mitigation, units must be secured or lagged.)

What surface are you using the unit on – gravel, dirt road, finished concrete, wood floor?

Will the unit be frequently relocated?

Will you be transporting the unit over long distances or within a few feet?




The Defenshield product line is available to U.S. Federal agencies through GSA Advantage (GS-07F-5660-P) and to state, local and municipal law enforcement under the Cooperative Purchasing Program.