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September 13th, 2007

Nelson: Defense Appropriations Bill Includes $34.5 Million in Earmarks for Nebraska

Abstract:
The bill also contains the following earmarks for Nebraska:
University of Nebraska - Lincoln - $4 million - Protection Against Explosive Devices

For research and development of lightweight, high strength nanomaterials which can be used to produce highly fracture-resistant composite structures for lightweight armored vehicles and body armor. This work would be done in two phases: modeling of IED blast conditions and development of advanced materials to withstand such blasts.

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