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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...

NASA Selects Six Partners for Aerospace Composites R&D

NASA has selected six US aerospace primes to participate in a government-and-industry partnership to advance composite materials research and certification. In a statement announcing...

New Composite to Improve B-2 Durability

The U.S. Air Forces' Research Laboratory (AFRL) has implemented Hot Trailing Edge (HTE) skin composed of AFR-PE-4 composite material on the B-2 stealth bomber....

ShieldAll Armor

ShieldAll armor system, developed by Battelle and produced by PVI is an advanced material system using customized composites and materials including metals, ceramics, reinforcing...

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...

CAMAC Composite Armor for CAMCAV armored vehicle

New Vehicles at DSEi 07: Based on a standard Iveco medium truck chassis which has been in military service for the past 15 years, CavCat...

Macro-Composite Protection System (MAPS)

The Macro-Composite Protection System (MAPS) armor, developed by Lockheed Martin provides protection against multiple hits of armor-piercing rifle bullets and high-speed fragments from improvised...

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...

Exote Armor Technology

This composite armor material is formed of titanium-carbide metal matrix, attached to metal or composite base liner. Exote armor is produced in various shapes...

Spectra composite armor modules

Materials based on the Honeywell Spectra fiber are also used in various vehicular protection applications. Spectra Shield PCR designed from the Spectra fibers offers...

Kevlar Polyethylene Fiber

KEVLAR® is an organic, para-aramid man-made fiber technology which combines high strength with light weight, and comfort with protection. This material is five times...
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