R&D and Engineering Solutions

Electric Armor Door Overview

  • Weld in assembly consists of door frame/hinge, Door and actuator.
  • Employs high torque Gear motor and drive linkage.
  • Large Perimeter Knife blade edge seal.
  • Power off, the force to open the door is < 50 lb.
  • The electronics and mechanisms are Door mounted.
  • The 500 lb Door operations are possible with the vehicle is at 60% slope.
  • Door has < 8 second open time.
  • Left and Right hand door operators.

Safety & Control

  • Door movement stops via: push button, IR sensor, jam sensor, pressure switch, and emergency stop. Dual operation controls.
  • Door movement may be stop and started in any position.
  • Horizontal door opening, (serves as shield during egress/ingress)
  • In compliance with UL 325, FCC Part 15 (Emissions) and the following International Standards: EN 60335-1 and -2 (Safety), EN 61000-6-2 (Immunity) and EN 61000-6-4 (Emissions). Operational control meets ANSI 156.10


  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) 24 V
  • Multi-speed regenerative motor driver.
  • Absolute position sensor.
  • Input/Output 24 volt DC (Operation buttons and safety devices)
  • 110V AC supply.
  • 1/8 Horsepower 90 volt DC gear motor.
  • NEMA 4 electronic enclosure.

Ballistic Vehicle Frame


  • Self Supporting rigid 3D structure.
  • All Wheel Independent Suspension
  • Symmetrical Layout
  • Mid Engine
  • Selectable Frame Length
  • Four Wheel Drive
  • Low Center of Mass and Silhouette.
  • Armor Frame