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DARPA’s Next Challenge: Lighter Armor Protection

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“Next contestant…”(click to view full) DARPA’s Grand Challenge (see “Drivers NOT Wanted…“) was so successful that they’re doing it again. Not for unmanned vehicles, but for vehicle protection. If you thought driving robotic vehicles cross-country was exciting, how about a series of “shoot-outs” aimed at creating armor twice as light as rolled homogeneous armor steel, […]

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