Chemical Shelter to Tunisia MOD


chemical shelter cbrn defence tunisia


A new Chemical Shelter ISO 20' 1C, compliant with STANAG 4632, designed and manufactured by Tekne will be delivered to Tunisia MOD under DIMLAB NATO-SPS project with the advice of two scientists from Tunisia: Prof. A.Abdelghani and Prof.Karim Ben Ali.

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The mobile (deployable) laboratory will be used for the detection, identification and monitoring of hazardous chemical agents. It will be able to operate across the full spectrum of scenarios, especially crisis response. It will be self-sufficient for a minimum period of 72 hours following deployment and it will be able to decontaminate personnel, materials and equipment.
The laboratory will be entirely designed and manufactured by TEKNE in full collaboration with the End User MOD Tunisia to be delivered as a full turn-key solution.

Based on current references, it will have the following characteristics:
  • 20 feet ISO 1C Container - homologated to be transported fully transportable by sea, land and air on C-130J aircraft
  • Equipped with a self-lifting and self-levelling system
  • Completely air-tight  and  water-tight
  • Shelter basic module composed of four separate areas: Changing room, Pressurized decontamination showers area, Laboratory room, Technical area
  • HVAC system
  • NBC filtration system: Pressurization and HEPA/Carbon filter
  • Fume hood with dedicated decontamination system
  • Glove box with dedicated pass-box and decontamination system
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Internal walls made of stainless steel - easy to decontaminate and resistant to the action of commonly used decontamination products
  • Electrical system 220V/50-60 Hz
  • Capable to adopt external domestic power supply
  • Emergency power generator within the technical area
  • UPS (uninterruptible power supply) serving the main equipment
  • Water system:
    • 300 liters fresh water tank
    • 350 liters grey water tank, accessible from outside for cleaning
  • Safety water outlets (eye-wash and basin)
  • Fire sensors
  • Communication system

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