Tag: Combat Capabilities

U.S. Army Research Looks at Pearls to Enhance Lightweight Armor

Round, smooth and iridescent, pearls are among the world’s most exquisite jewels; now, these gems are inspiring a U.S. Army research project to improve military armor. Continue reading “U.S. Army Research Looks at Pearls to Enhance Lightweight Armor”

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Revolutionary Way to Bend Metals Could Lead to Stronger Military Vehicles

A U.S. Army project discovery has upended previous notions about how metals deform and could help guide the creation of stronger, more durable materials for military vehicles. Continue reading “Revolutionary Way to Bend Metals Could Lead to Stronger Military Vehicles”