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Suggested Citation:"ATTACHMENT C ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF REVIEWERS." 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, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12837.
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ATTACHMENT C
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF REVIEWERS

This report has been reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise, in accordance with procedures approved by the National Research Council’s Report Review Committee. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the institution in making its published report as sound as possible and to ensure that the report meets institutional standards for objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process. We wish to thank the following individuals for their review of this report:


Katherine T. Faber, Northwestern University,

Morris E. Fine, NAE, Northwestern University

John S. Foster, Jr., NAE, Northrop Grumman Space Technology

Peter Matic, Naval Research Laboratory

Max D. Morris, Iowa State University

Erik Novak, Director of Research, Veeco Metrology

Ryzard Pryputniewicz, Worchester Polytechnic Institute

Leslie J. Struble, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

James C. Wyant, NAE, University of Arizona

Laurence R. Young, NAE/IOM, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the conclusions or recommendations, nor did they see the final draft of the report before its release. The review of this report was overseen by Lawrence D. Brown, NAS, University of Pennsylvania, and Arthur H. Heuer, NAE, Case Western Reserve University. Appointed by the National Research Council, they were responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this report rests entirely with the authoring committee and the institution.

Suggested Citation:"ATTACHMENT C ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF REVIEWERS." 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, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12837.
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The National Research Council of the National Academies established a study to assess the methodologies used by the U.S. Army for the testing of body armor. This Phase I report is focused primarily on the validity of laser-profiling techniques for body armor test measurements. More comprehensive and detailed evaluations of an array of issues surrounding body armor testing will be presented in the forthcoming Phase II and Phase III reports.

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