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 Mythbuster developing vehicle armor for military
Mythbuster developing vehicle armor for military
Hyneman's task is to come up with an ultra-lightweight armor that won't encumber vehicles, but can still withstand shrapnel and blast damage from improvised explosive devices while protecting those inside the vehicle. picked by Bornbad 6 months ago
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 Pentagon Blows Up Live Pigs To Test Body Armor
Pentagon Blows Up Live Pigs To Test Body Armor
Military researchers have dressed live pigs in body armor and strapped them into Humvee simulators that were then blown up with explosives to study the link between roadside bomb blasts and brain injury. picked by suebe 3 years ago
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 Dog Armor - For when your dog just isn't knighty enough
Dog Armor - For when your dog just isn't knighty enough
Be sure to check out the squirrel armor too picked by Spacedust 1 year ago
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 New Liquid Armor
New Liquid Armor
This cloth has a fantastic property where if it is hit at high velocity it stiffens and distributes the energy. Making it possible now to have a light weight soldier armor that can cover the joints, elbows, knees. picked by MuppetmakeR 4 years ago
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 Stolen U.S. military gear sold on eBay, Craigslist
Stolen U.S. military gear sold on eBay, Craigslist
Stolen and sensitive U.S. military equipment, including body armor, night vision goggles, and gear to protect against nuclear or biochemical warfare, are being sold on Craigslist and eBay, a GAO report says. picked by jhordie 3 years ago
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 Why Egypt's Military Cares About Home Appliances
Why Egypt's Military Cares About Home Appliances
No one knows for sure how many resort hotels or other businesses in Egypt are run by the military, which controls somewhere between 5 percent and 40 percent of the nation's economy, according to various estimates. Whatever the number, Springborg says, officers in the Egyptian military are making "billions and billions and billions" of dollars. These billions would be threatened if the p... read full post picked by zircon77777 8 months ago
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 7 WTF Military Weapons You Won't Believe They Actually Built
7 WTF Military Weapons You Won't Believe They Actually Built
The military industrial complex has pumped out some pretty useful stuff, thanks to the several trillion dollars we've given them over the years. But military vehicle designers get bored like everybody else, and sometimes it seems like they'll make something purely because it looks awesome. picked by sharon22 2 years ago
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 Record company lets military personnel express themselves through music
Record company lets military personnel express themselves through music
In times of war, many voices are heard. The promises of politicians, the criticism of pundits and the objections of protesters, but one local record label is making sure the voices of those closest to the battlegrounds also are heard.
To The Fallen Records website picked by suebe 5 years ago
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 Foster Homes for Pets of Deployed Military
Foster Homes for Pets of Deployed Military
The military call-up in Desert Storm resulted in what's being called an "animal disaster". As a result, two organizations arose to support our downrange military by providing foster care homes for their pets. Is there room in your home for one more? Even if we don't support the war(s), we can still support the troops. picked by meggysue 3 years ago
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 U.S Military attempting damage control.
U.S Military attempting damage control.
Two U.S soldiers were murdered in Iraq by another U.S soldier. and the military refuses to tell the victims families what happened. this is also close to home for me. Darris Dawson was a friend of my brothers and both served together in Iraq. picked by katrinamcal 3 years ago
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 Armadillo-like Crocodile Fossil Found in Brazil
Armadillo-like Crocodile Fossil Found in Brazil
An ancient fossil crocodile coated in armadillo-like body armor was unveiled yesterday at an environmental museum in Brazil.

Dubbed Armadillosuchus arrudai, the newly described species of crocodile roamed the arid interior of Brazil about 90 million years ago, during the late Cretaceous period, scientists said. picked by AutumnLotus 2 years ago
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 Dog Armor
Dog Armor
Also, see their squirrel armor. picked by misswinkle 4 years ago
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