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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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3M defence advanced ceramics platform business manager Cheryl Ingstad stated: "We continue to make it our mission to leverage innovation in advanced materials science and the manufacturing process to deliver highly engineered body armour that meets the exacting quality standards of the US Department of Defense.
Results: During the study period, 105 combat casualties with penetrating torso Injury, inspite of wearing body armour at time of injury, were received in 'Emergency Reception' of Combined Military Hospital, Peshawar.
The report contains 100 tables, charts and figures that quantify and forecast the military body armour & personal protective gear market.
Commanders have credited his amazing survival to Osprey body armour, only recently improved to cover the precise spot where Ryan was hit.
The 26-year-old from Bangor, Northern Ireland, survived being hit by a bullet because a side plate fitted to his armour, known as Osprey body armour, absorbed the force of the shot, the Ministry of Defence says.
Ceramic based armour plates used in current body armour systems to cover large areas of the torso are heavy and bulky, restricting movement and contributing to fatigue, particularly in harsh environments like Afghanistan.
Troops currently struggle with heavy and bulky body armour which can restrict their movement, causing problems in hot war-zones such as Afghanistan.
Tactical Solution Partners Inc (OTCBB: TTSR), a provider of innovative homeland security technology products and services, announced on Friday (21 March) that the company has introduced ArmoRight, a new body armour system.
Frontline officers need to wear body armour to conduct their duties safely while protecting the public.
One of her colleagues told my husband that before she went, she was measured up for body armour.
A BRITISH tank commander shot and killed by his own side as he struggled with an attacking Iraqi died because of an "unforgivable and inexcusable" delay in providing body armour to troops, a coroner said yesterday.
A british tank commander shot and killed by his own side as he struggled with an attacking Iraqi died because of an 'unforgivable and inexcusable' delay in providing body armour to troops, a coroner said yesterday.