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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) USAFA cadet develops potential life-saving material
U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet First Class Hayley Weir and Dr. Ryan Burke, assistant professor with the USAF Academy's Department of Military & Strategic Studies, visited the Air Force Civil Engineer Center recently to present the results of Weir's capstone project that could greatly benefit the Air Force.Weir, with the help of Burke, has been
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