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#1 OFFLINE   youngod

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Posted Apr. 09 2018 - 01:33 PM

Sounds promising

 

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Posted Apr. 10 2018 - 12:17 PM

Yes, I read that also.  But I didn't garner any info about the possibility of it being used in personnel armor.




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Posted Apr. 10 2018 - 12:47 PM

Yes, I read that also.  But I didn't garner any info about the possibility of it being used in personnel armor.

 

That's something I noticed myself when I'd read it.  They seem very confident in its abilities to stop a bullet, and claim it's 1/3 lighter than plates, yet they tended to focus on its use with armored vehicles.  I would think that their primary focus with such a product would be to use it in plate carriers.  Guess time will tell.


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Posted Apr. 11 2018 - 08:46 AM

It may be lighter but may also be too bulky for body armor. There are a lot of unknowns here. But it does sound promising.




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