Lighter Stronger Body Armor on the horizon?

Stronger than steel, lighter than plastic…

A company is working on carbon nanotube body armor. Looking to unseat Dupont’s Kevlar with a lighter stronger material.

So far, from what I gather from reading the article below, the results look promising. But are probably several years away from a viable commercial product.

http://money.cnn.com/2009/09/16/smallbusiness/kevlar_killer.fsb/index.htm?postversion=2009091713

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