Available from Allen Vanguard
The ICPE is the latest generation of the Cupola Protection Ensemble (CPE) for vehicle gunners. It is a modular protective ensemble designed to protect exposed gunners using crew-served weapons on military vehicles from the effects of roadside improvised explosive devices (IED) and other blast/fragmentation related threats.
The lightweight armor enables vehicle gunners to dismount and perform operations as required without removing protection or losing mobility. It integrates seamlessly with Allen Vanguard’s Personnel Cooling Systems using a battle-proven break-away cooling vests.
The ICPE uses lightweight mesh, to reduce heat stress and can be worn in mission specific configurations. It is designed to be worn under the user’s existing body armor vest. Other features include:
-Fragmentation soft ballistic sleeves
-6” SAPI plate pockets on Deltoid
-Adjustable belt with buckle
-Adjustable modular components
-Waist, hip and leg MOLLE web
-Made of flame resistant [FR] materials
-Durable non-skid ballistic knee pads
-Hook and loop inseams for rapid donning/doffing
-Integrates with vehicle-based Personnel Cooling systems