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Lightweight armor with slide region for slidably redirecting projectiles

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NSWCCD

A lightweight armor for resisting penetration by both fragments and high velocity sharply pointed projectiles. The lightweight armor includes a slide region and a receiving region, with the slide region having a backing material coated with polyurea to slidably redirect projectiles towards the receiving region, which may include high strength thickened projectile stopping materials.

Inventors: 
Dudt, Philip; Littlestone, Alyssa
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Machines and Processing
FIle Date: 
2015-09-30
Grant Date: 
2016-10-04
Grant time: 
370 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
6
Claim count percentile rank: 
4
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY