Armour System Literature and Industry Survey for Ballistic Protection

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Authors
  1. Vallée, P.
  2. Missihoun, M.
Corporate Authors
Defence R&D Canada - Valcartier, Valcartier QUE (CAN);Centre des Matériaux Composites, Saint-Jérôme Québec (CAN)
Abstract
This reports provides in one source of information, a comprehensive analysis regarding all facets of the protective clothing equipment technologies. The evaluation of the technological trends and developments related with the protective clothing equipment is also discussed. The report summarizes the standards used for the specification and evaluation of personal armour system for ballistic protection. Identification of material, equipments and suppliers related with personal protection are also reported as function of threat types (projectiles, fragments, knives, etc.) and levels. The effect on the performance of several materials due to extreme environmental conditions exposure is discussed. Finally, the information for materials and armour system products availability are organized per country.

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Report Number
DRDC-VALCARTIER-CR-2006-662 — Contractor Report
Date of publication
16 Jan 1998
Number of Pages
205
DSTKIM No
CA029775
CANDIS No
528211
Format(s):
Hardcopy;Document Image stored on Optical Disk

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