New Armour Solutions

Ripley, Tim; Biass, Eric H.
October 2002
Armada International;2002, Issue 5, p24
Focuses on the development of armored vehicles and anti-tank weapons. Information on guided missiles armed with high explosive anti-tank rounds; Discussion on the development of the first Soviet explosive reactive armor; Details of the development of types of rounds and armor based on the waste products of the nuclear industry. INSET: How ERA Works.


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