Army's manufacturing improvements yield lighter body armor
Photo Credit: Conrad Johnson, RDECOM
Rob Learsch (left), a Massachusetts Institute of Technology student and Army Research Laboratory summer intern, and Dr. Shawn Walsh, Agile Manufacturing Technology team leader at ARL, are preparing to run the Dissimilar Materials Assembly System, a fully automated machine for assembling complex layers of materials to improve overall body-armor performance, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Aug. 14, 2013.
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