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New material has great potential

From left, U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet First Class Hayley Weir and AFCEC research chemist Katherine Simpson talk about Weir's capstone project; the development of a new ballistic resistant, flexible, lightweight nanotech-enabled fabric. The material, which is patent pending, could be applied as a protective lining on a variety of objects ranging from body armor to tents and vehicles. (U.S. Air Force photo/Mekka Parish)

PHOTO BY: Mekka Parish
VIRIN: 170501-F-HC948-001.JPG
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