The UK Government’s National Technical Authority for Physical and Personnel Protective Security.
CPNI’s role is to protect UK national security. We help to reduce the vulnerability of the UK to a variety of threats such as Terrorism, Espionage and Sabotage.
CPNI works with partners in government, police, industry and academia to reduce the vulnerability of the national infrastructure.
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An overview of how taking a security-minded approach will help your organisation.
Implementing effective protective security measures will help to protect your organisation from threats.
Our advice & guidance outlines the steps to take when implementing protective security measures.
We provide information and resources to support the promotion of security awareness across your organisation.
CPNI has developed a series of security awareness campaigns, designed to provide organisations with a complete range of materials they need.
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This chapter lists impact rated vehicle security barriers (VSB) that have been tested to publicly available vehicle impact test standards. Due care should be taken when selecting and specifying VSBs. Please also read further HVM guidance.
Perimeter Barriers | Modular
Manufacturer: Safetyflex Barriers
Standard tested to: IWA 14-1:2013
Performance rating: V/7200[N2A]/48/90:5.4
Bollards | Retractable
Manufacturer: Heald Ltd
Performance rating: V/7200[N2A]/64/90:1.3
Gates | Swing
Manufacturer: Multiple manufacturers (see specification)
Performance rating: V/2500[N1G]/48/90:4.2
Bollards | Sliding
Performance rating: V/7200[N2A]/64/90:0.1
Bollards | Static
Performance rating: V/7200[N2A]/80/90:3.5
Manufacturer: ATG Access
Performance rating: V/7200[N2A]/64/90:0.4
Performance rating: V/7200[N2A]/80/90:1.9
Standard tested to: PAS 68:2013
Performance rating: V/7500[N2]/64/90:0/0.0
Performance rating: V/7200[N2A]/80/90:2.4
Blockers | Retractable
Manufacturer: Securiscape Ltd
Standard tested to: PAS 68:2010
Performance rating: V/7500[N2]/48/90:0/5.4
Manufacturer: KarabloK UK
Manufacturer: Avon Barrier Corporation Ltd
Performance rating: V/7200[N2A]/64/90:4.9
Performance rating: V/7200[N3C]/80/90:1.1
Manufacturer: Parking Facilities Ltd
Performance rating: V/7500[N3]/80/90:4.8/7.9
Perimeter Barriers | Vehicle
Performance rating: V/7500[N3]/48/90:3.4/6.4