Ceramic bodies and ballistic armor incorporating the same

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6860186
APP PUB NO 20040083880A1
SERIAL NO

10322237

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The invention provides a ceramic body for deployment in a composite armor panel, for absorbing and dissipating kinetic energy from high velocity projectiles, the body having a peg-like configuration consisting of a stem section and a head section wherein a cross-sectional area across the stem is less than a cross-sectional area across the head section.

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Cohen, Michael Kibbutz Kfar Etzion, Mobile Post North Yehuda 90200, IL 123 2334

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LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION (1)
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Mofet Etzion (1)
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