Armour
Armour or armor is a protective covering that is used to prevent damage from being inflicted to an object, individual, or vehicle by direct contact weapons or projectiles, usually during combat, or f...
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This New Graphene Material Called Diamene Turns Harder Than Diamond When It's Hit By A Bullet
Scientists have created a new material called diamene, which promises to be as flexible as tin foil but hard enough to stop a bullet....
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Sweden Invents a Revolutionary Anti Bullet Wall, Saab Barracuda Soft Armour - YouTube
Saab’s Soft Armour system offers protection against ballistic penetration up to NATO 7.62 mm AP ammunition (STANAG level III). The system is a box concept filled with hard ceramic balls. The system is...
Video: The Invisible Bike Helmet
Wearing a bike helmet has never been the most fashionable thing in the world, but for a long time there was no other option when it came to protecting your head. Two Danish design students (Anna Haupt...
Chinese armour - The Evolution of Chinese Armor 3: Tang Dynasty
Tang Dynasty revised video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGXk1PhUdYc The beast heads on the armor are believed to be the extra protection against axe and m...
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Testudo formation - The Formation-Video
AD43 Roman Testudo attacks a fort, while under heavy fire.
Plate armour
Plate armour is a historical type of personal armour made from iron or steel plates, culminating in the iconic suit of armour entirely encasing the wearer. While there are early predecessors such as t...
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Ablative armor
Ablative armor is armor which prevents damage through the process of ablation. In contemporary spacecraft, ablative plating is most frequently seen as an ablative heat shield for a vehicle that must e...
Bulletproofing
Bulletproofing is the process of making something capable of stopping a bullet or similar high velocity projectiles e.g. shrapnel. The term bullet resistance is often preferred because few, if any, pr...
Bulletproof glass
Bulletproof glass (also known as ballistic glass, transparent armor, or bullet-resistant glass) is a type of strong but optically transparent material that is particularly resistant to being penetrate...
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Ceradyne
Ceradyne, Incorporated, a 3M company, is a wholly owned subsidiary of 3M based in the USA. Ceradyne, Inc. is a manufacturer of advanced ceramic systems and components and involved in many technical in...
Reactive armour
Reactive armour is a type of vehicle armour that reacts in some way to the impact of a weapon to reduce the damage done to the vehicle being protected. It is most effective in protecting against shape...
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Spaced armour
Armour with two or more plates spaced a distance apart is called spaced armour. When sloped it reduces the penetrating power of bullets and solid shot as after penetrating each plate they tend to tumb...
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Whipple shield
The Whipple shield or Whipple bumper, invented by Fred Whipple, is a type of hypervelocity impact shield used to protect manned and unmanned spacecraft from collisions with micrometeoroids and orbital...
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Personal armor
Personal armor (also known as body armor) is the whole of protective clothing, designed to absorb and/or deflect slashing, bludgeoning, and penetrating attacks. They were historically used to protect ...
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Vehicle armour
Military vehicles are commonly armoured (or armored) to withstand the impact of shrapnel, bullets, missiles, or shells, protecting the personnel inside from enemy fire. Such vehicles include tanks, ai...
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Dō (armour)
Dou or dō (chest armour or cuirass) are one of the major components of Japanese armour worn by the samurai class and foot soldiers (ashigaru) of feudal Japan.
The predecessor of the samurai dou (d...
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Korean armour
Korean armor is the armor used traditionally in ancient times in combat, be it in peace or during war, or in other battlefield encounters by Koreans or those fighting in Korea, or Koreans fighting ove...
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Video: The Invisible Bike Helmet
Wearing a bike helmet has never been the most fashionable thing in the world, but for a long time there was no other option when it came to protecting your head. Two Danish design students (Anna Haupt...
Gousset
Gousset was a component of late Medieval armor. During the transition from mail to plate armor, sections of mail covered parts of the body that were not protected by steel plate. These sections of ma...
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Burgonet
The burgonet helmet (sometimes called a burgundian sallet) was a Renaissance-era and early modern combat helmet. It was the successor of the sallet.
The burgonet helmet is characterised by a skull...
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Compound armour
Compound armour was a type of armour used on warships in the 1880s, developed in response to the emergence of armor-piercing shells and the continual need for reliable protection with the increasing s...
All or nothing (armor)
All or nothing is a method of armoring battleships, which involves heavily armoring the areas most important to a ship while the rest of the ship receives significantly less armor. The "all or nothing...
All or nothing (armor) - Wikipedia