Modern Tank Armor


Last updated 2007-10-20

 
 
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Armor - Modern Developments
DIR Images of HEAT Nonpenetrations on M1 Abrams turret and sideskirt armor 2007-10-20
PDF Composites for Ballistic Applications by Paul J Hogg, essay on composite armors for fighting vehicles
TEXTDiscussion - RHA (Rolled Homogeneous Armor), definition + specifications
PDF RHA prolonged description + specifications
HTMLRHA vs Titanium Armor -- Comparison and Contrast
TEXTDiscussion - M1 Chobham Armor Hardness [text]
TEXTDiscussion - More M1 Chobham Armor Hardness [text]
TEXTDiscussion - More M1 Chobham Armor Hardness [text]
HTMLDiscussion - HESH vs Modern Armor (includes Chobham/Burlington discussion)
TEXTDiscussion - T-90 vs M1A2 - Chobham+DU Speculation
TEXTDiscussion - T-90 vs M1A2 - M1A2 Armor Trivia, KE Penetrator Book References
TEXTDiscussion - T-90 vs M1A2 - T-90 Armor Speculation
TEXTDiscussion - T-90 vs M1A2 - Stats on Russian Armor and NATO Munitions
TEXTAlumina Arrangement in T-80U Armor
TEXTUtility of Boron Carbide, Alumina, and Other Ceramics as Armor Component
HTMLDiscussion - Modern Armor Composition and Penetration
HTMLDiscussion - Knowledge and Speculation on Chobham Composition
HTMLDiscussion - Iraqi Al-Khafji Composite Armor
HTMLMention of Al-Khafji (et al) Armor Refit Kits
HTMLOverview of Materials Used in Composites
HTMLHigh Performance Ceramics by Dr. Nahed El-Mahallawy
HTMLWeak Points and Automatic Fire
TEXTA brief blurb I wrote on how modern armor materials are supposed to work
TEXTDiscussion - Armor Thicknesses on German Leopard-2A4S MBT
TEXTDiscussion - Protection Levels of German Leopard-2A4 and -2A5
TEXTDiscussion - Russian Armor Protection Levels and American Penetration Criteria
TEXTDiscussion - Armor Weak Spots in Russian Tanks
TEXTDiscussion - Summary of What is Publicly Known About M1 Abrams Armor Composition
TEXTDiscussion - Definition of "NATO Triple Heavy"
TEXTDiscussion - M1 Abrams Armor Composition
TEXTDiscussion - M1 Abrams Armor Composition
TEXTDiscussion - M1 Abrams Armor Composition
TEXTDiscussion - M1 Abrams Armor Composition
TEXTDiscussion - M1 Abrams Armor Composition
TEXTDiscussion - M1 Abrams Armor Composition
TEXTJoke: Why "RHA Equivalence" is Like Weighing Pigs
HTMLVickers Awarded Contract to Develop Fiberglass AFV Armor
HTMLTsNIIO 643a Testing Grounds - Testing the T-80U and T-90 Armor
TEXTDiscussion - Speculation on Modern Compound Armor Composition
TEXTIneel Develops "Super Hard" Steel Surface Treatment
TEXTDiscussion - The Armor Envelope - Why Bigger Isn't Necessarily Better
TEXTDiscussion - Thickness and Speculation of Leopard-II Armor
TEXTDiscussion - Approximation of Leopard-II Turret Top Armor Thickness
HTMLLow-Cost Titanium Armors for Combat Vehicles
TEXTDiscussion - Physics of Composite Armor Components
PDFQuartz Fiber Composites Overview
PSVickers Developing Composite Fiberglass Armor
PDF Khafji Armor Captured [.pdf]
 
 
 
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