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I like, if its paired with a kevlar vest I can see some people taking quite a beating in warzones. I'm assuming this would also apply to shrapnel and stuff?
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I like, if its paired with a kevlar vest I can see some people taking quite a beating in warzones. I'm assuming this would also apply to shrapnel and stuff?
Of course.

On a somewhat related tangent the Mongols used to wear silk vests under their armor. Arrows that penetrated the armor would be caught by the silk, and could easily be pulled out of the wound. This was vastly preferable to having to cut or tear out an arrow, or push the arrowhead all the way through the body to reliably remove it from the other side. It also reduced chance of infection.
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post #23 of 62
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I like, if its paired with a kevlar vest I can see some people taking quite a beating in warzones. I'm assuming this would also apply to shrapnel and stuff?
Flak Jacket was used for shrapnel in WW2
If it's only kevlar, then LEO's would be the ones that benefit.
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Is it also stab proof? It would be useful if Desmond goes nuts...
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So you'll only have massive internal damage instead of massive internal damage and an open wound?

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Ha, it's amazing at how far technology has come in the past years. I just wonder if there will be any volunteers willing to try out just how bulletproof this invention will be (haha).
I will it will be good in airsoft wars haha
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post #27 of 62
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So you'll only have massive internal damage instead of massive internal damage and an open wound?

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Easier to fix up I guess. I wonder how long it'll take for them to get this onto the soldiers in Afghanistan... this would be of great use to them, even if it only stops shrapnel with the skin kevlar/ceramic plates can stop anything else(although I'd assume with this, they'd lay back on the body armour so they aren't carrying as much).
post #28 of 62
Now add in some of the amazing sea mouse threads with the most efficient fibre optic we know of and you can be invisible and mostly bullet resistant too. Animals make all the coolest stuff. Like did you know pork, bacon and ham all come from the same animal? A wonderful magically tasty animal.
 
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How about they just use a dummy?
I dont think he wants to, he asked if someone else would.
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Hmm broken bones FTW!
     
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