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Monday, November 22, 2004

Army developing Liquid Body Armor

Via Military.com, bringing Science Fiction to Life !?

Sounding like something right of Larry Niven's RingWorld novels, The U.S. Army Research Laboratory is developing Liquid armor for Kevlar vests.

Once a bullet or frag hits the shear thickening fluid, composed of hard particles suspended in a liquid, transitions to a rigid material.


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