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New UK ceramic armor being tested that may cut weight 15-30%

By / June 28, 2011

Hywel Jones with plate made of lightweight ceramic composition. Credit: Richard Hanson. From the United Kingdom comes a story about what is being described as a new, lighter-weight body armor material composed of advanced ceramic materials. Although prototypes made from the material are still being subjected to full ballistic trials by the nation’s Ministry of…

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