Smart Coatings Could Help Save Soldiers' Lives

November 2011
CoatingsTech;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p26
Academic Journal
The article reports on the initiative of the U.S. Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) within the Army Materiel Command to develop armament technology solutions with smart coatings that could save the lives of soldiers. It states that ARDEC focuses on major technology areas including advanced weapon systems, fire control, and emerging technologies. It notes the use of nanomaterials and other advanced materials and technologies to develop such a smart coating technology.


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