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U.S. Army: Interceptor is the Best Available Body Armor

Brig. Gen. R. Mark Brown, Program Executive Officer Soldier agreed to release a June 2006 test results rebuffing claims that commercially available body armor...

Enhanced Combat Body Armor (ECBA)

The US Army is shipping 430,000 nape pads to augment the protection of soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. Attached to the helmet's harness, by...

Interceptor Body Armor

The Interceptor Body Armor (IBA) is the current body armor provided to U.S. combatants. IBA uses a modular design, enabling periodical enhancements of subsystems...

Thermal Vest (TPI)

New Trends in Infantry Gear A typical system is the thermal vest developed by TPI. The system is designed to be worn under body armor...

Moldable Ballistic Armor based on Glass-Ceramics

A new insert offers Level III 'plus' protection at 26 kg/m2 aera density, the insert was selected by the IDF for its new body...

DragonSkin Body Armor

Dragon Skin lightweight ergonomic armor developed by Pinnacle Armor is used for concealed and body armor vests such as the SOV 2000 or 3000...

Interceptor Body Armor

The Interceptor Body Armor (IBA) is the current body armor provided to U.S. combatants. IBA uses a modular design, enabling periodical enhancements of subsystems and inserts....

Ceramic Armor Materials

Start < Page 3 of 5 > Current design trends indicate wider use of ceramics, for vehicle armoring as they lower the overall weight, while enhancing...

Infantry Combat Suits – Survivability & Protection

Start < Page 2 of 5 > The soldier's survivability can be improved with superior bullet-proof ballistic protection, mobility and firepower, employed at extended standoff range....

Body Ventilation System (BVS)

Global-Secure Safety CorporationThe combination of the intense heat of the Middle East summers and the weight and body heat generated by the ballistic vest...

M5 Fiber

The US Army is experimenting with new, advanced composites, to improve vehicle and body armor, providing lighter, and more effective protection from different threats,...

Ceramic & Composite Armor Protection Principles

Start < Page 4 of 5 > Conventional steel armor defeats an incoming projectile by reducing its kinetic energy through ductile deformation. In a composite, ceramic...

Advanced Armor for Future Combat Systems

Start < Page 2 of 5 > Current developments of armor for vehicles and personnel protection are aimed at lightweight, mass-efficient armor solutions. Future designs are...

Infantry Combat Suits – Mobility & Ergonomics

Start < Page 3 of 5 > Apart from their additional weight vests block natural ventilation, preventing sweat heat dissipation. Physiological tests have demonstrated that body...
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