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Embedded-monolith armor

United States Patent

July 19, 2016
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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.
McElfresh; Michael W. (Livermore, CA), Groves; Scott E. (Brentwood, CA), Moffet; Mitchell L. (Tracy, CA), Martin; Louis P. (San Ramon, CA)
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
13/ 410,140
March 1, 2012
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the United States Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.