Rep. Loretta Sanchez expresses concern female soldiers will be hindered by armor designed for men.
(2 months and 5 days ago)
Female soldiers stationed in Afghanistan have been able to connect with the women living there who are not allowed any contact with men outside their families. Elizabeth Palmer reports how this skill has proven vital to U.S. operations including night raids capturing Taliban fighters.
(1 month and 16 days ago)
Given that scientists are already looking to sea sponges as an inspiration for body armor, perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised that foam is also being considered ... not just any foam, though. Unlike regular foam, specially-designed nanofoams could someday not only be used in body armor, but also to protect buildings from explosions. ..
(2 months and 24 days ago)
A suicide car bombing tore through a U.S. convoy in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 15 people including six Americans in a blast so powerful it rattled the other side of the Afghan capital. U.S. soldiers rushed to help, some wearing only T-shirts or shorts under their body armor.
(1 month and 1 day ago)
Late this afternoon, the Department of Defense announced the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.All three soldiers died April 6, 2013, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy...
(2 months and 10 days ago)
A suicide car bombing tore through a U.S. convoy during rush hour in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least 15 people, including six U.S. military advisers and two children, officials said. U.S. soldiers rushed to the scene to help, including some wearing only T-shirts or shorts under their body armor.
(1 month and 2 days ago)
Dozens of employees are losing their jobs at a Lexington plant that manufactures body armor.
(2 months and 11 days ago)
Yesterday, the Department of Defense announced the deaths of five Fort Bliss soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. All five soldiers died May 4, 2013, in Maiwand, Afghanistan...
(1 month and 10 days ago)
Fort Bliss - The 1st Armor Division Chapel was filled with more than 300 family, friends and fellow servicemen honoring the loss of three Fort Bliss soldiers Friday that were in Afghanistan.
(11 days ago)
Archaeologists in northwest China's Shaanxi Province said Sunday that one piece of thigh armor and two pieces of upper-body armor dating back 3,000 years may be the oldest pieces of bronze armor ever unearthed in China.
(3 months and 10 days ago)
More Us news »