Fire protection is an essential requirement in the design of military platforms. The need has increased in recent years with the growing use of combustible materials such as composites and high-power-density batteries. There are, of course, many fire-protection techniques. One new measure, developed by LMJ Systems of Herzliya Pituach, Israel, uses a thermal coating to reduce an object's vulnerability to fire. The coating, which is said to be non-toxic, non-corrosive and biodegradable, ...


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