Modifications to Protection Upgrades

July 2013
Military Technology;2013, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p40
The article focuses on the modifications in the protection system provided to the military vehicles to protect them from the enemy's attack during war. It offers information on several materials used to armour the vehicles which include aluminum, ceramics like ALOTEC (alumina) and SICADUR (silicon carbide) from CeramTec-ETEC and modern fabrics like Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE). It also discusses composite armour which armour the vehicle with layers of different materials.


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