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Saturday, July 7, 2012

TRANSPARENT ARMOR STOPS .30 CAL. BULLET FROM 25 YARDS




FROM:  U.S. AIR FORCE
Bullet proof
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- This ground-finish transparent armor test piece withstood the impact of a .30 caliber armor-piercing bullet fired from 25 yards away using a Russian M-44 sniper rifle. Shown is the test piece, which demonstrates the armor's ability to stop penetration from armor-piercing threats. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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