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Recommendations for Specifying Idealized Bust Surrogates for the Testing of Female Stab Resistant Armor

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Author(s)

Amanda L. Forster, Kirk D. Rice, Michael A. Riley, Aaron M. Forster

Abstract

This document describes recommendations provided to the National Institute of Justice's (NIJ) Special Technical Committee (STC) for the revision of the Stab Resistant Body Armor Standard related to the specification of idealized bust surrogates for armor testing. This document summarizes the literature reviewed in making recommendations, relevant data collected, and the rationale behind the recommendations. The STC and NIJ are under no obligation to use these recommendations, they are provided for informational and documentation purposes only.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7962
Report Number
7962

Keywords

body armor, stab resistant, female

Citation

Forster, A. , Rice, K. , Riley, M. and Forster, A. (2013), Recommendations for Specifying Idealized Bust Surrogates for the Testing of Female Stab Resistant Armor, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.IR.7962 (Accessed June 25, 2024)

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Created November 20, 2013, Updated November 10, 2018