Category Archives: armor

Armor attrition in Nagorno-Karabakh battle not a sign US should give up on tanks, experts say


As Armenia and Azerbaijan trade deadly blows in a battle that has taken a heavy toll on the warring parties’ armor, experts contacted by Military Times say it is too early to sound the death knell for tanks. Some 95 people have been killed – 11 of them civilians – since the fighting broke out, […]

Better-fitting body armor for female airmen on the way


The Air Force has awarded a contract to begin producing and developing improved body armor for women, which will fit better and provide more protection for them. The first deliveries of the new armor are expected to come this fall, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center said in a Wednesday release. It will be […]