Breaching Systems

Represented by Goldtec Technologies, Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company is a leading provider of man-portable breaching systems, and have designed, developed and are currently in production on a number of systems for the US Department of Defense and other global countries.  The systems vary in application from systems designed and developed to breach doors or concrete walls to systems designed to breach minefields laden with both Anti-Personnel Mines and wire obstacles.

No matter what the application, all of the systems are designed and developed to be lightweight and easy to transport, simple and quick to use while being effective in a variety of adverse conditions. Finally, all of the systems are designed, developed and manufactured with a focus on safety and reliability.

Manufacturing Capabilities: Over the years, EBA&D has become vertically integrated in manufacturing breaching systems, and are facilitized to manufacture and test the following components used in the various breaching systems:

  • Pyrotechnic Delay Material Fabrication
  • IM Energetic Material Fabrication
  • PBX, Dry & Wet Process Detonating Cords
  • FLSC, LSC & ACETM Fabrication
  • PBX Sheet Fabrication
  • Non-Electric Initiation System Fabrication
  • Pyrotechnic Fuze Fabrication
  • Safe & Arm Fabrication
  • Semi-Automated, Large Scale, Line Charge Overbraiding
  • Rocket Motor Load Assemble & Pack-out
  • Grenade Load Assemble & Pack-out
  • System Level Load, Assemble & Pack-out

 Products Offered: 
  • Rapid Wall Breaching Kit (RWBK)
  • Breacher Strips 
  • Linear Shaped Charge
  • Anti-Personnel Obstacle Breaching System (APOBS)
  • Small Projected Line Charge (SAPLIC)