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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