Armor plates' ballistics protection scrutinized for Soldier safety
Photo Credit: Conrad Johnson, RDECOM
U.S. Army Research Laboratory engineers compare failure modes from projectile impact between the Aluminum Alloy 7017 plate versus the other candidate aluminum alloy plate at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Oct. 15, 2013. A small-scale model of an experimental percussion firing gun sits in the foreground.
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