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Bastogne Blast Protection Company Overview

Bastogne Blast Protection was founded in 2006 with the mission of developing innovative technology and products for Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) bomb blast mitigation. The company is a partnership between James E. Waller, MS, PE, a professional structural engineer since 1969, and Metal Products Company, a UL listed ISO 9001-2000 firm, which has been in the metal fabricating business for sixty years. Metal Products Company, www.mpcmidsouth.com, is located in McMinnville, Tennessee and is HUBZone certified (Cage Code 0K9E1). Bastogne Blast Protection’s principals are Jim Dyer, president, contact Jim Dyer and Jim Waller, director of engineering, contact Jim Waller. See CONTACT & ORDERING for ordering information.

Bastogne Blast Protection has developed several Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) blast mitigation products based on the technology disclosed in U. S. Provisional Patent Application No. 60/879,756 for Blast Proof Shelter, filed January 10, 2007¹, and other patents pending. Bastogne has conducted full arena blast tests and in-house ballistics tests on several products. Bastogne displayed and demonstrated Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) products at the 2007 and 2009 Force Protection Equipment Demonstrations (FPED) at Stafford, VA and the U. S. Marine Corps base at Quantico, VA. Valuable feedback was received from attendees who visited Bastogne’s booths and demonstrations as to enhanced protection requirements and additional military applications.

1. Derivative designs based on U. S. Patent No. 5,813,174, Closet Vault, dated September 29, 1998.