for future medical research and analyses. Finally, Chapter 9 (Future Improvements in Testing Methodology) looks to the future of body armor testing and describes what is needed to improve or replace the methodology that has for decades underpinned body armor testing.

The report includes several appendixes as described in the chapters and listed in the contents.

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GAO (Government Accountability Office). 2009. Warfighter Support: Independent expert assessment of army body armor test results and procedures needed before fielding. GAO-10-119. Washington, D.C.: Government Accountability Office.

NRC. (National Research Council). 2009. Phase I Report on Review of the Testing of Body Armor Materials for Use by the U.S. Army: Letter Report. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press.

NRC. 2010. Phase II Report on Review of the Testing of Body Armor Materials for Use by the U.S. Army. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press.



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