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Tank Periscopes and Bullet-Resistant Glass and Repair Services

GuS Glass and Safety supplies periscopes and bullet-resistant glass and is an original equipment manufacturer of the German Army.

Daimlerstraße 1,
32312 Lübbecke,
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GuS Glass and Safety supplies periscopes and bullet-resistant glass and is an original equipment manufacturer of the German Army.

The company offers repair and maintenance services for bulletproof glass and tank periscopes, as well as training on how to conduct a professional damage inspection.

GuS products are used by more than 40 armies worldwide.

GuS specialises in high-quality periscope production.
GuS manufactures other tested technologies such as heating films, mirrors, laser protection filters, and glass and polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) components.
GuS produces periscopes constructed from acrylic or glass depending on transmission, weight and climate-resistant requirements.
GuS transport and storage containers ensure safe transport for sensitive-to-shock military products.
GuS has been an expert manufacturer of laminated safety glass (LSG) using composite technology for more than 15 years.
GuS' latest generation of adhesive technology has been successfully integrated within the global market for a considerable period.
GuS configures periscopes with a range of accessories to meet customer requirements.
GuS military periscopes are maintenance-free.
Goods are distributed for the German and international markets from the GuS headquarters in Luebbecke.

Tank periscopes for armoured vehicles

GuS offers more than 400 different types of periscopes such as M-series, Wisp-series and special-series.

The smallest GuS periscope measures only 50mm x 20mm x 20mm, while the largest to date is 320mm-high, 1,000mm-wide and 110mm-deep.

Clients can custom-design their own periscope, with a choice of housing, prism material and equipment such as laser filters, heating systems, blinds and displays. One innovative product is the Panoramic Periscope, which is a lighter alternative to the same safety-level as a bullet-resistant glass STANAG 4.

Armoured bulletproof glass windows with night-vision compatibility

GuS’ bulletproof windows are based on laminated safety glass technology (LSG), which offers a 10% to 20% lesser weight than conventional glasses, as well as a reduction of the nominal thickness while delivering the same ballistic level and improved optics.

All bullet-resistant windows contain a light transmission higher than 75% and are compatible with diverse night-vision devices. They can be equipped to protect against different dangers such as an explosively formed penetrator (EFP), improvised explosive device (IED) and chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) and be upgraded with additional devices such as a navigation system, a rear-view camera and communication tools and warnings.

Operations damage assessment and maintenance and services

During operations, damage to bullet-resistant glass may occur from rock strikes or scratches of the inner layer of the windows. Therefore, GuS offers training to clients to assess whether the damage will potentially harm the passengers, in which case, certified repair methods are available to reduce vehicle downtime and maintenance costs.

Reusable storage containers for sensitive military products

Reusable containers ensure safe transport for sensitive-to-shock military products, including optical devices such as periscopes or microchips. Storage containers are available in 13 sizes, with or without national stock number (NSN) codification and different colours.

Transport containers are under permanent quality inspection to meet customer requirements and ensure high standards. All containers are water-vapour resistant and the insert plastic foam can be reordered.

About GuS

GuS is a family-run, German-based company with nearly 40 years of experience in developing and manufacturing periscopes.

GuS’ headquarters are located in Luebbecke, where 100 employees are committed to ensure easy-to-use military armoured vehicles.

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    GuS Glass + Safety is a manufacturer of periscopes and bullet-resistant glass supporting more than 40 armies worldwide.

GuS Präzision in Kunststoff, Glas und Optik GmbH
Daimlerstraße 1
32312 Lübbecke

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