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Future military vehicles could see an improvement in structural materials

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Materials used for a soldier's personal protection gear may be tough enough for vehicles too, according to a new US Army study. Findings, released April...

NRL Develops Lighter, Field-Repairable Transparent Armor

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Research chemists at U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have developed and patented a transparent thermoplastic elastomer armor to reduce weight, inherent in...

Industry day highlights armour technology

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An industry-sponsored Ballistic Protection Day recently shone the spotlight on developments in the armour industry, from clear ceramic armour to the latest...

Imperial Armour is attending IFSEC

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Imperial Armour is recognised and supported by industry as a one-stop manufacturing company, who supply military, police, fire, emergency services, demining, EOD...

Imperial Armour EOD suit debuts at IDEX

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Imperial Armour is launching its advanced technology and high protection explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) suit at IDEX, currently underway in Abu Dhabi. Version Eight...

Time for armour in Africa?

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Heavy armour revolutionalised warfare during and after World War Two. It is feasible that light and medium armour can to do the...

SA Armour (re)thinking role

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The South African Armour Corps this week mulled its future, philosophy, strategy, doctrine and capabilities at a well attended symposium, the third...

Armour PSO deployments still not foreeen

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Chief of the South African Army Lieutenant General Vusumuzi "Vusi" Masondo says the deployment of armour on peacekeeping missions is not...

Denel Dynamics shows off FSIM

State arsenal subsidiary Denel Dynamics this week show-cased its concept Fire Support for Infantry Missile (FSIM) at the Armour Symposium 201 in...

Demand for armoured vehicles despite budgetary pressures: ASD

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The pressure on US defence spending has recently forced many key armoured vehicle programmes to be cancelled, delayed or reduced. However, the...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...