ballistic armor

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Though the name might not be familiar to many, graphene has been heralded as a "miracle material," the application of which includes: Touchscreens (for light-emitting diode [LCD]...
2017 Threat Weapons and Effects Training
May 2 2017 to May 4 2017
Conflicts and threats have highlighted the need for the survivability of our aircraft and force protection of our troops. This training will address issues related to the...
January 29, 2018 | Source: City University of New York, Advanced Science Research Center, asrc.cuny.edu, 18 December 2017
The innovation could enable development of a range of flexible, impenetrable materials capable of protecting the body and fragile objects. Imagine a material as flexible and...
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.
May 22, 2017 | Source: U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, nrl.navy.mil, 8 Mar 2017, Daniel Parry
Research chemists at U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have developed and patented a transparent thermoplastic elastomer armor to reduce weight, inherent in most bullet-...
May 18, 2017 | Source: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, pdfpiw.uspto.gov, 28 February 2017, Keller et al.
The present disclosure is generally related to synthesis of boron carbide and boron nitride. Boron carbide is a highly refractory material that is of great interest for both its...
2016 Threat Weapons and Effects Image
Apr 26 2016 to Apr 28 2016
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