Thoughts on the Future

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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?

(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


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