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Military Testing Transparent Aluminum Armor

from Exploding Cigar

Engineers at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base are testing an armor made of transparent aluminum that is stronger and lighter than traditional materials but could stop armor-piercing weapons from penetrating vehicle windows. The biggest obstacle is cost which at $10-15 per square inch is much greater than the $3 per square inch of traditional armor.


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