Dragon skin armor failed battery of tests

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    Dragon Skin debate goes to Congress

    http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2007/05/army_dragonskin_070521m/

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    Army awards contracts for new vest

    http://www.armytimes.com/news/2007/05/army_armorcontracts_070523w/

     
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    Senators urge DoD to settle armor dispute

    http://www.armytimes.com/news/2007/05/army_senate_bodyarmor_070524w/

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    Dragon Skin, made by Pinnacle is the subject of debate this week, with the Army debating manufacturers claims that the Dragon Skin would be a better body armor for soldiers in Iraq.
     
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    Army agrees to test Dragon Skin body armor

    http://www.navytimes.com/news/2007/06/army_dragonskin_armor_070606/


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    Murray Neal, CEO of Pinnacle Armor, testifies June 6 before the House Armed Services Committee on the Department of Defense body armor programs.

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    Deputy Director, Army Acquisition Corps Lt. Gen. N. Ross Thompson III testifies June 6 before the House Armed Services Committee on the Defense Department's body armor programs.
     
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    Ban considered on Dragon Skin maker

    http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2007/06/airforce_pinnacleban_070612a/

     

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