News - 28 Feb 2010
Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that it will offer two new fasteners for the defense market - the Huck 360 and the Bobtail. Offering an unmatched durability, the fasteners will be introduced for...
This armor and ballistic steel plate has been approved by all relevant US agencies, to be used for combat and defense applications.
News - 13 Sep 2004
Ceradyne, Inc. announced the opening of a new office in the Washington, D.C. area to support its lightweight ceramic armor business, with a strong focus on military ground-based vehicles. Marc King,...
News - 29 May 2014
As a composite armor industry veteran, Leading Technology Composites (LTC) is no stranger to light weight ballistic armor solutions. It comes as no surprise that their latest innovations have...
News - 18 Sep 2012
Applied Nanotech has received a $999,990 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for the development of ultra-lightweight hydrogen fuel tanks...
Article - 3 Apr 2018
Bullet-resistant vests, otherwise known as ‘body armor’ are typically used for protective purposes in modern day law enforcement, security, and military. The most efficient and effective...
News - 14 Jun 2006
BAE Systems has developed an optimal cost effective alternative to the conventional 60 tonne tank.
The CV90120 tank is equipped with an active protection system and weighs only 32 tonnes with...
News - 14 Feb 2011
Two Norwegian Army CV9030 infantry fighting vehicles have successfully been using rubber tracks in northern Afghanistan since December. The 28-tonne BAE Systems vehicles are the heaviest to have used...
News - 21 May 2008
Whether for stopping cars or bullets, titanium is the material of choice, but it has always been too expensive for all but the most specialized applications.
That could change, however, with a...
News - 13 Oct 2014
TenCate Advanced Armor USA and the U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command (RDECOM) have signed a multi-year Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) to evaluate, under...