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NIJ FY 08 Body Armor: Invited Full Proposals

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NIJ is seeking applications for funding to develop, test, evaluate, and demonstrate technologies in the area of soft body armor (armor with an areal density of 1.1 pounds per square foot or less). Specific areas of interest include: A. Advanced ballistic-resistant materials. B. Nondestructive evaluation of soft body armor. C. Life-cycle exposure protocols and equipment for ballistic-resistant body armor. D. Advanced soft body armor designs. E. Cooling technologies for body armor wearers. F. Evaluation of armor size and gender specification performance. G. Evaluation of clay-backing alternatives for ballistic testing.
Date Created: February 20, 2008