The Key Role of Material Science in Modern Warfare

Throughout history, the science of materials has wielded considerable influence in the art of warfare, with breakthroughs in metal alloys, ceramics and polymers playing crucial roles in weaponry, armour, and vehicle evolution. From safeguarding soldiers with durable armour to propelling cutting-edge aircraft with advanced composites, material science stands as the driving force behind innovation, enabling heightened efficacy and sophistication in defence and aerospace strategies.

By Subbu Venkatachalam

(Read the complete authored article in Aviation and Defence Universe magazine here.)