Body Armor Remains Key Concern for US Military



IDGA Editor
11/23/2009

Vector Strategy recently predicted that the US military would spend $6 billion on body armor for US Army soldiers and Marine Corps troops between 2009 and 2015. Between 70 and 75 million pounds of material will be used to produce the body armor, which will include ceramic tiles, aramid and ultra-high molecular weight polyethelene fibres, as well as other non-ballistic materials. Body Armor Recall The US Department of Defense (DOD) has received criticism recently for failing to equip t...
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