Greater Protection, Mobility For Warriors, Police

Posted on April 7, 2012 by

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The liquid metal body armor widely popularized in the movie, “Terminator 2” is now in production at

Photo: Body armor of the Livonian Order.

Photo: Body armor of the Livonian Order. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

BAE. Conventional body armor, consisting of Kevlar and ceramic plates, is not only heavy, but impedes mobility. Moreover, as it doesn’t disperse impact, a direct hit can still result in serious injury. The new liquid metal immediately hardens upon impact, and disperses the energy over a wide area. Combined with Kevlar, weight of body armor is reduced by 45% and mobility is enhanced. The dispersal characteristic also reduces likelihood of severe bruising or internal damage resulting from projectile impact.
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