Armour: The surprising truth about how old ideas inspire ‘new’ technologies



Andrew Elwell
11/04/2013

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." George Santayana – philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist. Santayana’s often misquoted mantra can be found hanging above history department doors in schools and universities across the globe. Frequently used in the context of assessing the futility of war, perhaps it’s fitting to consider its application pertaining to the development of armoured vehicle design over the last 100 years. And as we appro...
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