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Special Ops - New Battle 'Under' Armor!

DARPA Warrior Web Project | Battle Under Armor Fatigue & Injury Risk On The Field Special Operations teams venture out carrying survival and tactical gear crucial to their life and successful operation.  The packs are in excess of 100 pounds or more and are carried over rough terrain for extended periods of time.  This additional weight can increase the risk of injury to the soldiers muscles and skeletal structure.  Most vulnerable are the joint areas such as ankles, knees, hips and lower back.  Exacerbated fatigue is also a common issue with the additional weight.  This can impair the Soldiers' physical and cognitive abilities during operations and increase the chance of injury. 'Under' Armor Developed By DARPA DARPA, a military organization dedicated to enhancing national security, has initiated the Warrior Web program. They've developed ... Read more
Posted by Amy Juelich on October 23rd, 2013 :: Filed under: Blog,Military,DARPA,Military,Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit,TALOS

Yes, Liquid Body Armor

Since the beginning of time, soldiers have been looking for ways to protect their bodies from damage due to weapons. One of the most effective tools is body armor, which is traditionally made from metal plates or thick layers of fabric. While it can be quite effective, modern body armor can usually only protect the torso and head, leaving other critical parts exposed to danger. Scientists and researchers are currently developing a new form of body armor that is much more lightweight and flexible. Amazingly, the new body armor is made from liquid. This sounds misleading, because in actuality it’s not only liquid. The new body armor is similar to a bulletproof vest, in that it’s made from Kevlar. However, significantly fewer layers of Kevlar ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on September 27th, 2011 :: Filed under: Blog,Military,Liquid Body Armor,Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit,TALOS