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Point Blank Introduces Lightest-Weight Body Armor Based on Dyneema Force Multiplier...

Point Blank Enterprises Introduced last week a new range of high-performance, ballistic protection vests offering the lightest-weight and highest-performing levels. Point Blank Enterprises Inc. has...

Layered Multi-Ply Armor Enhances Ballistic Protection

The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has developed new methods to enhance the ballistic performance and penetration resistance of ballistic armor by the application of...

SOCOM Wants Iron-Man Suits for A Teams

The US Special Operations Command is looking for revolutionary new gear assisting troops in exceeding human performance in combat. The idea sounds similar to...

New Super-Strong Fiber Designed to Meet Threats in Former-Soviet Markets

Composite fibers manufacturer DSM Dyneema unveiled today the SB51, a new fiber optimized for use in ballistic vests that combine minimum weight with high...

Generation II Improved Outer Tactical Vest (IOTV) Fielded

The U.S. Army began fielding the new second generation Improved Outer Tactical Vest (IOTV), with first kits delivered to soldiers scheduled to deploy to...

Troops get boost to personal protection

Troops fighting on the frontline will get better personal protection from this autumn, with the introduction of an improved helmet and body armour. The...

Infantry Combat Systems – Mobility & Ergonomics

Start < Page 4 of 5 > Apart from their additional weight vests block natural ventilation, preventing sweat heat dissipation. Physiological tests have demonstrated that body and...

Improving the Combat Survival Rate Among the Wounded

Start < Page 11 0f 11 > Enhanced body armor is extending the protected area covering even more body parts. Yet, even with these improvements, medical facilities...

Load Carrying Systems for the Infantry

Start < Page 10 0f 11 > As the body armor is only part of the combat load carried by the infantryman, the military is seeking new...

Physiological and Physical Challenges of Body Armor

Start < Page 6 0f 11 > A serious challenge associated with body armor, apart from its excessive weight, is the heat caused by lack of effective...

Ergonomic Body Armor Designs

Start < Page 4 0f 11 > Excessive weight and limited mobility always exacerbate the weak points of personal body armor suits, demanding users and developers to...

Ballistic Composites for Soft Armor

Start < Page 3 0f 11 > One new product is Teijin's Laminated Fabric Technology, or LFT, a fabric woven from Twaron fibers with a large number of...

Body Armor Suites

Start < Page 2 0f 11 > Current body armor suites are designed to defeat most threats encountered on the modern battlefield. However, when configured for maximum...

Infantry Survival Gear – New Trends in Infantry Gear

Start < Page 1 0f 11 > Where there is no clear 'front line' or 'friendly area', danger may be lurking everywhere and the enemy...
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