Cold rolled homogeneous armor steel – how sweet it is.  Sometimes we get so wrapped up in microelectronics and robotics that we overlook the exciting developments in the world of shock, stress and strain.  This video by tanknutdave is a super review of the state of the art in armor and is one of the best 10 minute investments a warrior can make.

Topics span: angled armor, laminate armor, composite armor, long rod penetrators, armor piercing fin stabalised discarding sabot rounds, shaped charges, stand-off armor, spaced armor, cage armor, bar armor, reactive armor, oblique armor, advanced armor development.

Armor 101 – tanknutdave

Get on over to and get really smart on ballistic protection systems.  These concepts work on vehicles other than tanks and in settings on land, sea or air.

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