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Army Wants To 3-D Scan Recruits’ Bodies To Build Better Armor
Male and female soldiers may have anatomical differences, military research finds
DARPA Thinks Less Armor Could Make Tanks Safer
The new objective is to not get hit
Ex-Chief Of U.S. Military Supplier To Go To Prison For Insider Trading
And fraud. And lying to auditors. And obstruction of justice. Boy did this guy screw up.
U.S. Army Starts Planning For An Armored Vehicle That Skydives
Seventeen years since retiring its last tank capable of air drop, the U.S. Army is in the early stages of developing a new one.
Bio-Armor: Printing Protective Plates From Patterns In Nature
Neri Oxman, the director of the Mediated Matter research group at the MIT Media Lab, designs skins and body armors...
Blending Wool and Kevlar Could Make Better, Lighter Body Armor
The power of natural fibers
British-Designed ‘Bulletproof Custard’ Liquid Armor Is Better than a Kevlar Vest
Liquid armor has been shown to stop bullets more effectively than plain Kevlar, according to British firm BAE Systems. The...
Lightweight Ceramic Coatings Based on Abalone Shells Could Form Tough Armor for Airplanes
Buildings or commercial jetliners could soon get a protective coating of shatter-resistant armor similar to the material lining abalone shells....
New Armored Wall System Assembles Like Legos, Could Replace Sandbags in Afghanistan
Attention recruits. Those of you landing in Afghanistan in coming months may not have to engage in the sandbag stacking...
A New Kind of Body Armor, Courtesy of Bottom-Dwelling Snails
A snail might not sounds like an ideal inspiration for a defense system, but one unique, deep-sea dwelling mollusk could...