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U.S. Researchers Show Potential of Lightweight Foam for Armoured Vehicles

Researchers at North Carolina State University have demonstrated a new composite metal foam (CMF) material that can stop armour-piercing .50-cal rounds from piercing armoured vehicles as effectively as steel, while having the advantage of weighing half as much. The discovery will allow military vehicles designers to develop much lighter armoured vehicles to the same safety

NSRDEC-Developed Body Armor Saved Lives in the Battle of Mogadishu

On the 25th anniversary of the Battle of Mogadishu, Matt Daly — who currently works in the Research, Development and Engineering Command Soldier Center”s Soldier Protection and Survivability Directorate at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center — reflected on his time at NSRDEC years ago as a captain in the Army and the

NSWCDD Report: Mitigating Blast and Shock Using Advanced Materials

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, is collaborating with Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, and Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport, to produce layered polyurea/woven crimp graded composite panels optimized for blast and fragment impact protection. The intent is to develop blast and impact resistant elastomeric coatings and woven fabric-reinforced polymer composites for use