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Subject: Deadly Defects Detected And Disposed Of
SYSOP    11/28/2012 5:53:19 AM
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Johnny    Defective reasoning   11/28/2012 8:59:29 AM
"... much of the production has moved to China."
 Label me sardonic/weird but I find the idea of having the components for the bulletproof vests/electronics used by your own troops being manufactured by a potential enemy absolutely hilarious.
What could possibly go wrong?
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WinsettZ       11/28/2012 9:43:41 PM
Kevlar and Spectra are used as liners for coaxial and fiberoptic cables. Those are also made overseas. Some of the bigger mfrs of spectra/dyeenma/kevlar are in Japan. As for boron carbide:" target="_blank">link
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WinsettZ       11/28/2012 9:43:52 PM
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Hurlbee36       11/29/2012 12:56:40 AM
"they can sometimes be cracked if dropped, or otherwise allowed to hit a hard surface."
Yeah, slamming plates on a baggage pallet will do this.
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