News - 15 Jul 2011
Bourque Industries, an exclusive distributor of Kryron-based technologies, announced that its new Kryron-made armor had demonstrated exceptional ballistic protection and showed a major enhancement...
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.
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...
News - 30 Mar 2004
Scientists at Rice University have discovered that a little-understood tensile force, which was previously thought to be an oddity found only in the types of plastics used to make bulletproof vests,...
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...
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.
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.