Army Investing In and Testing Dragon Silk for Armor

By Debbie Gregory –

Although it may sound like something right out of Game of Thrones, the U.S. Army is testing a product called “Dragon Silk” for potential use in ballistic vests for soldiers, according to the product’s manufacturer.

Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc. was recently awarded a contract that could potentially be worth $1 million to “deliver ballistic shoot packs constructed from its proprietary Dragon Silk material for performance testing,” according to a company press release.

Premium Employers