Solidiers assembling a Hesco Bastion cell
Hesco Bastion walls being constructed in Helmland (Photo: MoD)
A Hesco Bastion wall protecting portable toilets
A Hesco Bastion being filled by a front loader in Iraq
German Bundeswehr base Camp Marmal in Afghanistan, with walls constructed out of Hesco Bastion cells
The manufacturer of a quick-assemble system for constructing military fortifications in the field has found a simple solution to the problem of how to deny these fortifications to the enemy once friendly forces have withdrawn. By making a simple modification to the systems design, the dismantling of the fortresses becomes literally as simple as pulling out a pin.
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