Body armour, 1996.

 
Body armour, 1996.
4 0 c m
 
33cm
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

Description

Protective plate sample made by Defence Clothing. It is used in body armour and shows the effect of ballistic testing. This plate is made from a layer of alumina backed with several layers of aramid fibres. It is inserted into a pocket in a flak jacket and is used to provide extra protection to the heart.

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