The containers are certified by
1) ONU mark from the Italian Minister of Transportation
2) Permanent commission for the testing of the War Equipment - classified O.N.U. 1.4.S. for military use.
3) MARITELERADAR (Italian Navy Commission for the testing of equipment, to be used on board military vessels, which are sensible to electromagnetic waves - HERO certification )
VAS/7 (weight,0.9 kg approx. 3 detonators)
Is a special container used on the land and in the water ( in floating or in neutral configuration).
This container is particularly recommended for special operational group,conventional and counter terrorist group)
So it is indispensable for Special Group as to carry out special operations (for instance a delivery group from immersed submarine or special underwater delivery vehicle.
It has been tested till 70 meteres deeph;is weight is 1 kg about;
The tests have been carried out according to the rules established by STANAG 1397 RAD ed.1.
After the test the containers have been assigned code SRAD: R6-T6-U6-W6-Y6-Z4 and classified NATO "SAFE"