By Committee on Testing of Body Armor Materials for Use by the U.S. Army--Phase III,Board on Army Science and Technology,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,National Research Council
In 2009, the govt. responsibility place of work (GAO) published the record Warfighter help: self sufficient specialist review of military physique Armor try effects and strategies wanted earlier than Fielding, which commented at the behavior of the try out systems governing recognition of physique armor vest-plate inserts worn by means of army carrier individuals. This GAO record, in addition to different observations, led the dep. of security Director, Operational attempt & review, to request that the nationwide examine Council (NRC) department on Engineering and actual Sciences behavior a three-phase research to enquire matters regarding the checking out of physique armor fabrics to be used via the U.S. military and different army departments. section I and II led to NRC letter reviews: one in 2009 and one in 2010. This file is part III within the study.
Testing of physique Armor fabrics: section III offers a roadmap to lessen the range of clay tactics and indicates the right way to migrate from clay to destiny ideas, in addition to considers using information to allow a extra medical selection of pattern sizes for use in physique armor checking out. This document additionally develops rules for revising or exchanging the Prather examine technique, in addition to experiences reviews on methodologies and technical techniques to army helmet trying out. Testing of physique Armor fabrics: part III additionally considers the opportunity of combining a variety of nationwide physique armor trying out standards.
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