Method and Apparatus for Resisting Ballistic Impact

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CRANE-98844
Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane), has developed and patented a method and apparatus for resisting ballistic impact in an effort to improve anti-ballistic protection for people and property. The ballistic resistant apparatus includes an outer energy absorbing assembly that has a front face, a rear face, and a plurality of layers that have a plurality of interconnected fibers. The outer energy absorbing assembly is configured to absorb energy from a projectile traveling from the front face toward the rear face.

Advantages:
-Plurality of layers
-Compliance with ballistic impact standards

Potential Applications:
-Body Armor
-Vehicle protection
-Building protection
-Ordnance transit containers
Feb 9, 2008
Utility Patent
United States
8,058,189
Nov 15, 2011
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