Ultra high hard armor – Mars® 600

Typical Applications
Mars® 600 thickness 5 mm - EN 1522 FB6
Mars® 600 thickness 5 mm – EN 1522 FB6

New metallurgical concept combining 600 HB hardness level with excellent ductility and toughness close to a 500 HB material. Ultra high hard armor steel with very high ballistic performances and integration possibilities

First multipurpose 600 HB with an impressive ballistic behavior in terms of deformation capacity, resistance to multi-impacts and and best in its class workability (mainly bending)

Applications 600 HB

Mars® 600 is the material of the future that is changing designs of military programs: light weight solution and possible use as a structure. Its great properties offer limitless usage possibilities.

Examples of applications

Example of MARS® 600 integration
Example of Mars® 600 integration
  • Light & medium modern vehicle structures
  • Cold formed parts for light and medium vehicles
  • Solid add-on armor with space
  • Front layer of composite solutions
  • Insert for individual protection

MARS® 600 used for VBCI vehicle (Nexter)
Mars® 600 used for VBCI vehicle (Nexter)

Mars®600 NFA 36 800 - 1 class THD 4 (France)
Mil A 32 332 Class 1 (USA)
TL 2350 0000 - Quality T (Germany)
Def Stan 95 24 - Class 5 (UK)