The Next Generation Advanced Bomb Suit: The Future of Soldier Protection


Fort Belvoir, Va. – Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Soldiers have one of the most life-threatening jobs in the military. They not only must be able to defend themselves in the battle space, but also protect themselves from the unpredictable environment that explosives create.

Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier is addressing both of these concerns with the Next Generation Advanced Bomb Suit (NGABS), the latest development in Soldier protective equipment.

The NGABS increases Soldier readiness to respond to evolving threats by providing 360-degree ballistic protection and reducing weight burdens via its modular scalable design. The increased mobility and enhanced protection that these features offer can be tailored to various situations globally and support increased survivability of the force.

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Source: DVIDS