Metal Foam Stops Bullets Without Cracking

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The spheres inside the composite metal foam absorb the energy of a bullet.

October 9, 2017 | Source: ArmyTimes, armytimes.com, 19 Sept 2017, Charlsy Panzino

Foam might not seem a likely way to stop a high-speed bullet, but a North Carolina researcher has developed a composite metal foam that stops bullets on contact.