CPS Selected To Participate In The Darpa Vehicle Armor Challenge
Norton, Massachusetts. CPS Technologies Corporation (CPS) (OTC Bulletin Board: CPSH) has received an order for ten modules of HybridTech ArmorŪ, to be delivered to Directed Technologies of Arlington, VA, as part of the DARPA Vehicle Armor Challenge.
Online PR News – 15-January-2011 – – The modules will be 18" x 18", and are designed to meet the DARPA challenge goal of being less than 18 pounds per square foot and able to stop (i) the 7.62mm x 63 (0.30 caliber) APM2 armor piercing round, and (ii) the 20 mm fragment simulating projectile (FSP).
CPS patented HybridTech ArmorŪ modules are comprised of multiple materials completely enveloped within and mechanically and chemically bonded to lightweight and stiff aluminum metal matrix composites. CPS believes that CPS HybridTech ArmorŪ modules offer a lightweight, multi-hit capable, and cost competitive, alternative to conventional steel, aluminum and ceramic-based armor systems.
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