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Currently 1.5-5% carbon nanotubes can be used improve protection against bullets by 20-50%. This is described in this patent for Lockheed Martin
There is also work to use carbon nanotubes to enhance the protection of E-glass.
Applied Nanotech Holdings will be presenting its work with carbon nanotubes and E-glass at the Army Science Conference.
Here is 38 pages of previous work on hybrid e-glass and carbon nanotubes for ballistic protection
They are trying to improve protection and lower the weight needed for the same level of protection.
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