Explosives Ordnance Disposal, De-Armers and Remotely Operated Vehicles

AB Precision (Poole) Ltd

AB Precision (Poole) Ltd is an established engineering company founded in 1965. It is a member of the ADS, the APPSS and is ISO 9001 accredited.

The EOD and Remote Vehicle Business Unit are responsible for a number of projects, in service with the UK MoD and worldwide. These include the Needle, Pigstick and Hotrod water jet disrupters, the ABL 900 (Dragon) de-armer and the ABL1000 recoilless disrupter/de-armer.more

AB Precision (Poole) Ltd works with other companies to produce bespoke EOD and defence solutions. We have developed new cartridges for the Needle to replace the current cartridge, training pyrotechnic, into a consistently reliable operational round. We supply, single shot, disposable Window Breaker Round for fitting to all sizes of ROV's/UGV's.

AB Precision (Poole) Ltd is justifiably proud of its links with the world's EOD community and has the back up of former British Army EOD personnel with a wealth of operational experience plus its dedicated and highly experienced engineering and design staff.

De-Armers / Disruptors

ABP manufacture a wide range of conventional and recoilless disruptors and De-armers for use against a variety of IED's or conventional munitions, now including 'Stand Back Attack' options.

The newest additions are ABL 2000 and ABL 3000 recoilless disrupters, Needle Plus, and the Ultra Lightweight Disposable Disruptors (ULDD) Mantis & Scorpion. Other products include the Limpet Mine Disposal Equipment (LMDE).

Explosives Ordnance Disposal (EOD)

Explosives Ordnance Disposal (EOD) products include Non-Magnetic Mine Prodder, the Minex miniature single channel exploder with removable Shock Tube Adaptor and the Detonator Crimp Tool; also known as the Crimp Tool L30A1 and the Abrasive Water Cutting System (AWCS).

EOD Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV's)

Our EOD remotely Operated vehicle (ROV's) / Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV's) fleet includes the Cyclops miniature ROV/UGV - early versions of which serve with the UK MoD as "Buckeye" and the newly launched Guardian ROV/UGV.

Originally designed to work in confined spaces such as aircraft and trains, the Cyclops/Guardian has been developed so that it now is capable of carrying up to four weapons, or a manipulator - or a combination of both, real-time radiographic equipment and a variety of detectors including chemical and explosives vapour, Laser Range Finders and radiation detectors.

Trials and Assessment

ABP are pleased to announce that following extensive trials/ assessment against worldwide competition and new developments.

  • ABL2000 and ABL3000 Recoilless Disruptor Requirement.
  • Needle plus, Next generation with new cartridge and breach cap.
  • Mantis and Scorpion Ultra Lightweight Disposable Disruptors.
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AB Precision (Poole) Ltd
1 Fleets Lane
BH15 3BZ, Poole
United Kingdom

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