Accession Number : ADD007814

Title :   Adjustable Combat Vehicle Armor.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Pagano,Victor H ; Seyfert,William J

Report Date : 14 Jul 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : The present invention relates to add-on armor for military vehicles to prevent premature vehicle obsolence due to enemy threats arising after the date of vehicle manufacture. The vehicle is designed to accept detachable armor components or systems, thereby permitting armor replacement to meet new enemy threats.

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Vehicular armor, *Combat vehicles, Hulls(Structures), Chassis, Lightweight, Composite materials, Armor plate, Steel, Modification, Tank turrets, Life expectancy

Subject Categories : Combat Vehicles
      Armor

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE