Military

Versatility and responsiveness are essential attributes of all armed forces, these are also the prime attributes of our Inflatable Shelters. 

Inflatable structures and the Military

Versatility and responsiveness are essential attributes of all armed forces, these are also the prime attributes of our Inflatable Shelters. 

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Today’s military is made up of many different services, all of which can benefit from our inflatable structures and tents.

From desert conditions to the arctic, inflatable structures provide protection against the elements in many scenarios:

  • Creating a space for engineers to service vehicles.
  • Helicopter aeroplane Hangers
  • Mobile checkpoints
  • Aircraft crash investigation and salvage work
  • Linking command vehicles to command posts
  • Mobile canteens for field personnel
  • Mobile medical aid centres
  • Temporary distribution warehouses
  • Any other situation that needs cover from the elements.

All are available with the following features:

  • Translucent roof allows a high percentage of natural light inside
  • Aerodynamic shape, provides stability in windy conditions
  • Light and durable material conform to BS5438 part 2
  • Flame and water resistant with UV inhibitor
  • Capable of withstanding all weather conditions, including Arctic
  • Easily erected by two or three people
  • Erects in minutes and requires no foundation
  • Can be erected in any weather on any terrain
  • Compact; quickly packs down to rolled unit
  • Units can be linked together to form larger structure
  • Stackable tables and chairs
  • Lighting
  • Generators
  • Trailers
  • Flooring
  • Air conditioning, heating 

We manufacture to suit your needs, for information, please do contact us.

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Applications

See our 5 important reasons to consider using inflatables when you need a portable structure. 

When BAE Systems replaced their original framed dome with an inflatable dome from Southern Inflatables, their set up times were reduced from 64 man hours, using 3-4 men) to just 4 man hours (using 2 men). 

The slideshow shows a portable 9m x 6m inflatable building being used as a temporary warehouse by the British Army.

Inflatable Buildings offer large areas of covered space giving robust, secure shelters that can be quickly deployed.

Inflatable buildings make excellent rapid response shelters in military emergencies. 

The images on this page show a 3m x3m inflatable building being used as a Medical Aid Post. 

Our Inflatable Buildings are quick and easy to inflate and ready to use in minutes, thus giving the Bomb Disposal Engineers a briefing and changing room.

Our inflatable military Control Points are flame and water resistant with UV inhibitors, capable of withstanding all weather conditions, including Arctic. Can be designed and manufactured to your specific needs and erected in any weather on any terrain . Multiple units can be joined together to form large structures, with doors, partitions, etc.

Versatility and responsiveness are essential attributes of all armed forces, these are also the prime attributes of our Inflatable Shelters. 

Southern Inflatables supplies a range of water pillow tanks and fuel pillow tanks. 

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  • Or CONTACT US using our web form

Whatever your question, large or small, our inflatable building experts would be delighted to hear from you.