TERRABLOCK Brings Defense Expertise to Civilian Security (Video)

Having successfully deployed HESCO security barriers at the London 2012 Olympics, the five-year development has seen TERRABLOCK evolve in response to security challenges now faced, creating a unique security barrier, integrating earth-filled vehicle barriers and climb resistant weldmesh panels. (Image Credit: HESCO)
Having successfully deployed HESCO security barriers at the London 2012 Olympics, the five-year development has seen TERRABLOCK evolve in response to security challenges now faced, creating a unique security barrier, integrating earth-filled vehicle barriers and climb resistant weldmesh panels. (Image Credit: HESCO)

Five years in the making, HESCO® body armor is launching a new range of unique rapid deploy security barriers, integrating earth-filled vehicle barriers & climb resistant weld mesh panels, capable of combatting today’s security challenges, HESCO TERRABLOCK®.

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TERRABLOCK XL was designed for the London 2012 Olympic Games to provide crowd control and since been developed to include our patented Energy Transfer System (ETS) to offer protection against hostile vehicles. (Image Credit: HESCO)

Engineered and tested to deliver hostile vehicle mitigation and deter unauthorized access, the TERRABLOCK range has been designed to be rapidly installed across diverse environments, enhancing existing security measures as well as enabling institutions, events and businesses to maintain operations in response to an ever changing threat.

(TERRABLOCK is an evolution of Hesco’s renown defensive barrier system, utilizing unrivaled capability in design, technical innovation, manufacturing, and through development alongside customer requirements and security specialists. Courtesy of HESCO and YouTube)

Having successfully deployed HESCO security barriers at the London 2012 Olympics, the five-year development has seen TERRABLOCK evolve in response to security challenges now faced, creating a unique security barrier, integrating earth-filled vehicle barriers and climb resistant weldmesh panels.

(Image Credit: HESCO)
(Image Credit: HESCO)

“This next generation of HESCO security barriers build on our extensive experience in protection and a deep understanding of how to respond to changing threats,” shared Adam Wilding-Webb, Director of High Security.

“The modular design of TERRABLOCK provides the ability to easily and effectively upgrade site and event security in response to changing threat levels, whilst minimizing the installation impact on the workforce and environment.”

“The importance of having the right solution is paramount.”

(Image Credit: HESCO)
(Image Credit: HESCO)

HESCO TERRABLOCK has already been used to protect Oil and Gas infrastructure, and most recently event space and public arenas such as the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds.

“Since the installation of the HESCO barrier, staff and visitors have expressed that they feel more reassured and safer for its presence,” said Andrew Brown, Royal Armouries after the recent installation of TERRABLOCK XL.

The installation team where incredibly patient, making sure this truly was a solution for our needs and the build was fast with no disruption to our business.”

(Image Credit: HESCO)
(Image Credit: HESCO)

The TERRABLOCK product range includes five designs ranging from a low barrier for crowded public events, engineered to stop attacks using vehicles as a weapon, to a anti-climb M50P1 crash rated barrier that can stop a 7.5 tonne truck traveling at 50mph.

(See TERRABLOCK Crash Test in Action. A 68000KG Truck at 50MPH resulting in a negative penetration! Courtesy of HESCO and YouTube)

The development team behind TERRABLOCK include security and military specialists working closely with end-users and testing centers to create a product that blends into the built environment, reassures the workforce and general public, and most importantly delivers safety and security to deter sabotage and mitigate threats.

(Image Credit: HESCO)
(Image Credit: HESCO)

HESCO TERRABLOCK is a patented range of surface mounted, high security barriers, designed, engineered and tested to deliver hostile vehicle mitigation and deter unauthorized access.

The combination of an integrated vehicle barrier and climb resistant weldmesh panel enables rapid installation through a single, surface mounted system, removing the need for foundations, giving users the ability to upgrade security in response to changing threat levels, with minimal disruption to operations.

(TERRABLOCK is an evolution of Hesco’s renown defensive barrier system, utilizing unrivaled capability in design, technical innovation, manufacturing, and through development alongside customer requirements and security specialists. Courtesy of HESCO and YouTube)