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.

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  • John Morgan Deputy Director National Institute of Justice->Science and Technology
  • Murray Neal Chief Executive Officer Pinnacle Armor
  • Kevin S. Noonan Colonel U.S. Army->Special Operations Command
  • Ike Skelton U.S. Representative [D] Missouri
  • Ed Smith Group Director U.S. Marine Corps->Combat Equipment and Support
  • Roger M. Smith Deputy Assistant Secretary U.S. Navy->Littoral and Mine Warfare
  • William M. Solis Director Government Accountability Office->Defense Capabilities and Management
  • Douglas D. Thomas Executive Director U.S. Air Force->Office of Special Investigations
  • N. Ross Thompson III Lieutenant General U.S. Army
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Defense Body Armor Programs

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Program ID:
198494-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 07, 2007 | 4:42am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jun 10, 2007 | 2:20am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • 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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