Annex E. International Armaments Strategy
Army Science and Technology Master Plan (ASTMP 1997)


Table E.III-5. Materials Science

MATERIALS SCIENCE UNITED KINGDOM FRANCE GERMANY OTHER COUNTRIES JAPAN PACIFIC RIM FSU
Structural Materials Steel
Al,Ti
PMC
Superalloys
Intermetallics
Welding and joining
MMC
CC
Steel
Al, Ti
PMC
Superalloys
Intermetallics

CMC

MMC
CC

Steel
Al, Ti
PMC
Superalloys
Ceramics
MMC
CC

Austria

Sweden

Israel

Canada

S.
Africa
Steel

Canada

Sweden

Spain

Israel
PMC

Sweden
Superalloys

Sweden

Canada
Intermetallics

Israel

Italy CC

Steel

Al, Ti
MMC
PMC
CC
CMC
Superalloys
Intermetallics

China

S. Korea
India
Steel
China
India

CC
China
India
Al, Ti

Russia Steel

Superallo
ys
Al, Ti
PMC
Ukraine
Welding
and joining
PMC - polymer matrix composites; MMC - metal matrix composites; CC - carbon-carbon composites; CMC - ceramic matrix composites
 
Materials for Armor and Antiarmor

Personnel armor,

Armor,

Anti-armor

Personnel armor,

Heavy-armor,

Anti-armor
,
Tungsten- carbide armor

Armor,
Anti-armor

Israel

Slovakia Armor
Israel

Sweden Anti-armor

Israel Personnel armor

Armor,
Anti-armor
,
Ceramic armor

China
Armor,
Anti-armor
S. Korea
Tungsten alloy penetrators,

Armor

Russia
Ukraine
Armor

Anti- armor

e- electonic and electrical; o - optical and optoelectronic; m - magnetic
Processing of Functional Materials

e

o

m

e

o

m
e

o

m
Slovakia
Italy
Netherlands e
Netherlands m
Netherlands

Israel

Italy

o
e

o

m

Supercon- ductors
Taiwan S. Korea
e

Russia
e

o

m
Supercon- ductors

e- electonic and electrical; o - optical and optoelectronic; m - magnetic
Engineering of Material Surfaces

Coatings

MFP


Ion

Coatings

MFP
Ion

Coatings

MFP

Ion

Switzerland
Sweden
Coatings
Canada
Netherlands
Italy
Coatings
Italy
Sweden
MFP
Netherlands
Switzerland
MFP
S. Africa
Israel
Diamond deposition

Coatings

MFP
Ion

China
MFP

Coatings
S. Korea
MFP
Coatings

RU, UK
Coatings
MFP

Diamond deposition

MFP - machining, finishing and polishing; ion - ion implantation
 
Non-destructive Characterization of Components Metrology
NDE systems
Metrology


NDE systems
Metrology
NDE systems
Sweden
Switzerland
Metrology

NDE systems
Italy
Sweden
NDE systems
Metrology

NDE systems

Automat.
China

S. Korea
Metrology
NDE systems
Russia
NDE systems
Automat - computer controlled and data reduced in real time for components

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