Protection, Munitions & Weapons: protection of military personnel and materials

Military personnel must be able to operate effectively, safely and securely in varying operational situations.

The Dutch comprehensive protection model links physical protection, mission goals and costs. In addition to providing physical protection, the model is designed, for example, to prevent damage by identifying threats in advance and, if necessary, intercepting them. TNO can also assist in the cost-effective and safe acquisition, maintenance and use of weapons systems and munitions.


Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Protection

Within the Defence, Safety and Security field of TNO a dedicated department focuses on Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Protection. This is a world class research department consisting... Read more

Ammunition from a printer

12 September 2017
Today, at the DSEI event in Londen, TNO presents it's innovative vision of a future in which entire items of ammunition with the desired effect come rolling out of printers in the required quantity. TNO... Read more

High-Speed X-Ray: TNO ballistics lab develops unique new testing system

27 February 2017
Testing the materials used to protect front-line military and security personnel should now be easier thanks to a landmark breakthrough at TNO’s Laboratory for Ballistics Research. Its new High-Speed X-Ray... Read more


70 years of Defence Research

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