Fragment Suppression Configuration.
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C
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The patent concerns a lightweight fragmentation suppression or ballistic shieldprotective system including a blanket portion composed of at least two layers of ballistic nylon felt interposed with an inner lamination or ply and enclosed within a ballistic nylon cloth envelope. A prime protective-surface or layer composed of a ceramic or tile assembly, incorporating a plurality of individual, slightly spaced tiles each mounted with its face side bonded to an overlapping double-layer glass cloth and its rear side covered with a separate metal back plate, is bonded with the metal back plate side and overlapping portions of the glass cloth against the face side of the blanket.