Paying for protection

Ceradyne Receives $70M for Body Armor Side Inserts

Defense Industry Daily notes a recent contract for the body armor side plates that have received so much attention of late.

DID also writes

There has been a lot of debate about body armor lately, and DID is currently doing some research for a fairly comprehensive article that can do justice to the debate and include the much-neglected procurement/ supply capacity dimensions as well.

Murdoc looks very forward to seeing this.