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New Foam Could Provide Better Protection For U.S Army

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“Researchers from North Carolina State University and the U.S. Army’s Aviation Applied Technology Directorate have been working to develop a material for use in armored vehicles that would provide soldiers with more protection against explosive ammunition. In a study published last week in Journal of Composite Structures, the team found that a stainless-steel composite metal foam (CMF) offers shielding that is superior to any substance currently in use by the military.”

Engineering.com



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