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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 concept would not be to use the Cymat foam by itself, but rather to augment existing face hardened steel armour plates. The fact that this product is comparatively weightless makes it a virtual godsend to designers looking to up-armour existing vehicle fleets.
POLICE watchdogs have begun the hunt for an officer suspected of manipulating a contract for armour plate.
While no skull is present, these blocks contain a number of vertebrae, ribs, one scapula, and tiny armour plates from its back.
Al-Khalid is made of hard steel armour plates and explosive reactive armour (ERA) bricks for greater protection.
Reportedly, ESAPI ceramic armour plates, worn by US soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines, are inserted into outer modular tactical vests to provide torso protection against small arms fire.
As a leading supplier of advanced armour systems to the UK Ministry of Defence for more than 25 years, Morgan's Composites and Defence Systems business, formerly known as NP Aerospace, has supplied more than 100,000 Osprey body armour plates and 100,000 Mk 7 combat helmets for operations in Afghanistan.
STICKLE FACTS THE stickleback has no scales, though some species have bony armour plates. Males build the nest to attract females, then guard the eggs till they hatch.
Acting High Commissioner Ray Kyles handed over 870 body armour jackets, 1,740 hard armour plates and 870 ballistic helmets to NWFP Police Chief Malik Naveed at the British High Commission Thursday morning, says a handout issued by the British High Commission.