Save Your Body!

Valpolini, Paolo
December 2009
Armada International;Dec2009/Jan2010, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p6
The article focuses on the protective body armour being used by army personnel. It states that the armour or protective clothing of soldiers have to take in consideration the weight, the person's thermal balance and the environment. Kevlar and Twaron, manufactured by Dupont and Teijin Aramid respectively are regarded as the two most known para-aramidic fibers. The impact of nanotechnologies on body armour is also examined.


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