Defense Body Armor Programs

Witnesses testified about allegations that the Dragon Skin flexible armor produced by Pinnacle Armor outperforms the Interceptor Body Armor… read more

Witnesses testified about allegations that the Dragon Skin flexible armor produced by Pinnacle Armor outperforms the Interceptor Body Armor system used by the military. U.S. military officials disputed the results of tests conducted by NBC News but is conducting its own tests. Topics included the full spectrum of body armor and other protection for personnel, federal budget appropriations for protective gear, testing specifications and details, and combat experience testimony.

Mr. Coyle is a former director of operational tests and evaluation for the Defense Department.

John Morgan is misidentified in the program as Jonathan Morgan. close

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Program ID:
198494-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 7, 2007
Last Aired:
Jun 10, 2007

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  • Jun 07, 2007 | 4:42am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 08, 2007 | 12:43am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 10, 2007 | 2:20am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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