Bomb-killing ceramics and nanomaterials improve vehicle protection
European and Israeli companies are developing armored systems for vehicles that resist increasingly lethal threats, including simultaneous attacks from different weapons. Technologies include lightweight composites, ceramics, metal-ceramic compounds, nanomaterials, new versions of reactive armor and advanced active-protection systems. Light Improved Ballistic Armor (LIBA), from Mofet Etzion Ltd. of Israel, is used in vehicles like the Stryker. The panels, made in different sizes and ...
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