DPSG Safety Recovery Straps are constructed with a modern, low-stretch synthetic material and are significantly lighter, faster, and easier to deploy than traditional tow chains.
DPSG USA produces the revolutionary Wunderbar™ tow-bars, for the most demanding and mission-critical military applications.
Military-standard tow-bars for armed forces
DPSG USA’s innovative Wunderbar™ tow-bars and tow strap systems boost military and security missions, by enabling a greater level of reliance to personnel and vehicles.
Using the unique tow-bar system makes it quicker and easier to recover a vehicle that has broken down or been damaged in the field. Additionally, the system has a large vehicle ‘hook up’ zone of 50in x 57in.
Strong, lightweight tow-bars and tow-straps
Wunderbar™ is half the weight and twice the strength of standard tow-bars, while being 50 times faster to deploy, on average, and entirely maintenance-free.
The tow-bar is lightweight and has manageable components that enable it to be deployed in seconds, saving time and lowering the risk of equipment damage, or injury during critical operations.
For in-the-field work, it is essential to carry vital equipment that is light and performs every time. To meet these specific needs, DPSG USA tow-bars and tow straps offer:
- Unmatched strength
- Safety, using the ability to hook-up in park
- Speed, to recover vehicles in seconds
- No stretch, recorded at less than 1%
Tank and combat vehicle tow-bar
The Wunderbar™ is available for gross vehicle weight ratings (GVWR) of 15,000, 20,000, 40,000, 80,000 and 150,000.
The smallest is the ultra-lightweight tow-bar weighing 10kg, which is appropriate for 3,200kg GVWR vehicles, such as all-terrain vehicles (ATV) and Jeeps. The next level up is the Tank Wunderbar™, which is rated for compliance with the heaviest tanks at 82,000kg GVWR. Each bar weighs less than 136kg.
For added functionality, DPSG USA offers a selection of Wunderbar™ tow straps and synthetic safety chains, as well as a variety of towing and recovery equipments. DPSG forged adaptors are available through the Army Resupply System (SARSS).
Articulating vehicle tow-bar
DPSG USA’s easy-to-handle Wunderbar™ has been successfully used worldwide, including by US Army Special Forces in Afghanistan. The fully articulating parts have a patented design that guarantees fast assembly and breakdown.
For safety and security, it can be stowed on the bumper mount in front of the vehicle’s grille without obscuring the driver’s line-of-sight, and it is rated street legal on US roads.
Wunderbar is offered in a choice of colours and finishes, such as CARC, CARC-equivalent and non-painted hard coat. DPSG supplies the systems in a heavy-duty rolling carry bag with clear instructions for assembly, safety and ongoing care. Training is also available.
With clients including armies of the US, Canada, Australia, Denmark, the UAE and the UK, it is clear that DPSG delivers the most reliable and sturdy tow-bars on the market.
DPSG Wunderbar delivers vehicle recovery speeds quicker than any other system available today. The innovative tow bar system helps to reduce lifting injuries and saving lives in critical field situations with its lightweight and easy-to-handle components that can be deployed in seconds.
An adherence to the most stringent engineering standards so that our soldiers are prepared for any kind of recovery operation. Wunderbar™ ATBs have saved lives because soldiers had to ability to get out of the breakdown zone before it could become a kill zones.
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