MBPS Featured in UMaine Today

“There’s a great deal of satisfaction knowing that something we developed and designed is being used and is helping to save lives,” says Paul Melrose, engineering manager at the Advanced Structures and Composite Center.

The University of Maine’s Modular Ballistic Protection System saved lives inside the United States consulate during a September 2013 attack in Afghanistan’s Herat province, according to a U.S. State Department official, who notified Tex Tech Industries (TTI), the commercial manufacturer of the ballistic panels, of the news.

Read more: http://umainetoday.umaine.edu/archives/spring-2014/lifesaving-rd/