The Fabric of Protection: Armoured Vehicles Designed to Survive

Posted: 04/18/2011

From ceramics to composite materials, there is a broad range of technologies used to manufacture ballistic protection. This is a vital consideration when constructing the armoured vehicle 'iron triangle'. Performance is now no longer measured merely in terms of blast or small arms protection, but also in weight reduction. What's better than polyethylene woven ballistic fabrics? Cross weave technologies. Alex Yong presents to Armoured Vehicles Asia on behalf of DSM Dyneema on these protective materials. Watch to find out how this is matching up to the competition.

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