October 02nd, 2017
Saint-Gobain Crystals is the pioneer in offering SAFIRETM Transparent Armor Solutions for military applications, with thousands of windows in operation today. Our patented designs leverage a sapphire crystal strike face providing multiple benefits to the warfighter, including: scratch resistance, reduced weight, greater ballistic performance, and improved night vision transmittance.
Leveraging designs of fielded solutions and with continued focus on innovation, Saint-Gobain Crystals has developed new ultra-light weight protection against the highest level threats, specifically designed for the STANAG 4, 14.5mm x 114 API/B32 and 20mm FSP projectiles.
Saint-Gobain Crystals will present this STANAG 4 design, with an areal density of ~27 lbs/ft2 (131.5 kg/m2) and thickness of ~2.6 in (67mm), along with other lightweight designs, at the 2017 AUSA Annual Meeting & Exposition being held October 9 – 11 in Washington, DC. Please stop by to see us at booth #867.