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I’m probably well out of my depth on this and will happily take a back seat from here on.

I’ve appended an Article link: Ballistic performance of a composite metal foam-ceramic armor system.
Matias Garcia-Avila (1), Marc Portanova (2), Afsaneh Rabiei (1).

Is this a new development and might it be relevant to weight reduction?

http://ac.els-cdn.com/S2211812814009365/1-s2.0-S2211812814009365-main.pdf?_tid=f54a1494-692e-11e7-93f4-00000aab0f01&acdnat=1500103786_f11c30f5df676b51651cecafe8da2692

(1) Advanced Materials Research Lab, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA
(2) Aviation Applied Technology Directorate (AATD), U.S. Army Research, Development & Engineering Center, Fort Eustis, USA

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I think Nexter gives such a high level of protection to its vehicles with ceramic shields.

http://www.army-technology.com/projects/titus-armoured-wheeled-vehicle/

http://www.army-technology.com/projects/aravis-armoured/

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