armour

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armour

(US), armor
1. Nautical the watertight suit of a diver
2. Engineering permanent protection for an underwater structure
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The footprint of the equipment for filling and freeze dryer loading and unloading was so large, it was necessary to use half-suits in order to access the necessary areas for interventions.
The soldiers were pikemen, who wore light half-suits of armor for protection against swords and pikes.
Gloves on sleeves of half-suits allow any necessary manipulation to be carried out by the operator.