Unconventional Armour

Biass, Eric H.; Richardson, Doug
December 2003
Armada International;Dec2003/Jan2004, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p68
Provides information on active armor systems developed for military armored vehicles. Performance of the Self-Limiting Explosively Reactive Armor; Advantage of the Smart Armor; Threats being dealt with by the Momentum Transfer Armor.


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