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Ceradyne nabs $7 million armor order

By / May 21, 2009

Ceradyne announced today that it was the recipient of a $7.3 million Enhanced Small Arms Protective Inserts. This is good news for the company since it is a hard revenue item rather than an open contract. The DOD wants the armor delivered “in the third quarter of 2009.” Ceradyne has a standing Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity…

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Improved Outer Tactical Vest

By / April 9, 2009

One of the most prevelant forms of ceramic armor currently in use by the United States military is the IOTV.

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Video of the week: Improved Outer Tactical Vest

By / March 18, 2009

[flash /ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/iotv_vest.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/iotv_vest.jpg}] One of the most prevelant forms of ceramic armor currently in use by the United States military is the IOTV. It went into large-scale use by the Marines in 2007 (nee, the MTV), and his since been relatively popular, as personal armor goes. It is lighter than the older Interceptor body…

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