News - 28 May 2011
Controlled tests have been successfully performed on Bourque Industries’ Kryron aluminum alloy to determine the ballistic protection ability and battle-worthiness of the material.
Kryron metal super...
News - 25 Jan 2006
Ceradyne, Inc. has announced the receipt of an order for its lightweight ceramic body armor in the amount of $70 million from the U.S. Army. This particular contract is for new designs developed to...
News - 1 Apr 2016
Over the past several weeks, Virginia Commonwealth University anthropology professor Bernard Means, Ph.D., has been visiting the American Civil War Museum in Richmond to 3-D scan some of the...
News - 18 Jul 2005
Allegheny Technologies Incorporated has announced a major expansion of its titanium production capabilities. These investments are aimed at significantly increasing ATI's capacity to produce titanium...
News - 9 May 2014
Morgan Advanced Materials announces the launch of its latest innovation in soldier protection, the Lightweight Armour Solider Architecture (LASA) system.
Designed to give the wearer maximum...
News - 13 Jun 2011
Bourque Industries Inc. (OTC:BORK) today announced it had completed testing of its Kryron armor at the Army Research Laboratory at Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Aberdeen, Md.
The tests demonstrated the...
News - 26 Oct 2010
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has expanded its Spectra Shield® II line of ballistic materials for hard armor applications, including breast plates, helmets and vehicles that are...
Article - 18 Jun 2018
When ceramic plates emerged as a lightweight alternative to personal body armor and protective vehicle cladding during the 1970’s, consumers began to question the efficiency of steel armor plating.
News - 26 Mar 2007
For Florida State University researcher Okenwa Okoli, testing his latest research is vital.
Okoli, an associate professor of industrial and manufacturing engineering in the Florida A&M...
Article - 25 Jan 2013
Ceramic armor is armor used by armored vehicles and in personal armor. The concept of ceramic armor dates back to 1918. Ceramics are known to be some of the of the hardest materials, and unlike...