Marine Corps releases solicitation for new lightweight hard armor plate
180609-M-UB217-091.JPG Photo By: Lance Cpl. William Chockey

Nov 29, 2018
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. - The Marine Corps released a request for proposal for a lightweight hard armor plate to lighten the load for Marines and allow commanders to adapt to the mission on the battlefield. Marine Corps Systems Command is seeking industry input for samples of potential lightweight plates to provide sufficient protection for the majority of combat environments. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William Chockey)


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