Accession Number : ADD004809

Title :   Armor Plate.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Goldstein,David

Report Date : 21 Jun 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : This patent describes armor plate formed of an array of tiles composed of titanium carbide particles dispersed in a matrix of tough, crack resistant titaniun-nickel binary alloy. The tiles are mounted on a support layer which is an alloy of either aluminum or titanium or is a fragment resistant plastic which may be reinforced or non-reinforced.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Armor plate, Matrix materials, Arrays, Layers, Titanium compounds, Carbides, Nickel alloys, Titanium alloys

Subject Categories : Armor

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE