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Body Armor: The Development of the Kevlar Vest Nicholas Montanarelli
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Size: 5.5" x 8.5"
Binding: Perfect Bound
This book chronicles the history and development of the Kevlar vest by one of the original creators. Over the past 2000 years there has been a continuing need for protective armor to counter the advancements in weapons. It was not until the 1960's that a new material was developed and technology was realized that would revolutionize personal protection. The discovery of a synthetic fiber, Dupont's PRD 49-IV, that later became Kevlar, the development of ballistic testing and medical research would come together and create a new and effective body armor that would go on to save countless lives of law enforcement officers, soldiers and government officials. This is the story of h ...