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Title: Embedded-monolith armor

Abstract

A lightweight armor system utilizing a face section having a multiplicity of monoliths embedded in a matrix supported on low density foam. The face section is supported with a strong stiff backing plate. The backing plate is mounted on a spall plate.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1264417
Patent Number(s):
9,395,159
Application Number:
13/410,140
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Mar 01
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

McElfresh, Michael W., Groves, Scott E, Moffet, Mitchell L., and Martin, Louis P. Embedded-monolith armor. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
McElfresh, Michael W., Groves, Scott E, Moffet, Mitchell L., & Martin, Louis P. Embedded-monolith armor. United States.
McElfresh, Michael W., Groves, Scott E, Moffet, Mitchell L., and Martin, Louis P. Tue . "Embedded-monolith armor". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1264417.
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place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {7}
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