bulletproof vests

Scientists develop artificial cartilage from Kevlar

Scientists develop artificial cartilage from Kevlar

Cartilage in the human body, which is about 80 per cent water, can withstand some of the toughest forces in our bodies.

Nov 17, 2017, 18:18 PM IST

New weapons cache uncovered outside Parisac

French investigators announced on Friday the discovery of a weapons cache in a Paris suburb, including grenade launchers, a rocket launcher, bulletproof vests, guns and ammunition.

Nov 19, 2016, 01:17 AM IST
No lessons learnt from Pathankot? For 90,000 cops, Delhi Police has only 250 bulletproof jackets

No lessons learnt from Pathankot? For 90,000 cops, Delhi Police has only 250 bulletproof jackets

Various parts of India are on high alert post Pathankot airbase terror attack but it seems still the police machinery is not prepared to handle such attacks.

Jan 14, 2016, 14:30 PM IST

Structures tougher than bulletproof vests are here

Researchers from the University of Texas at Dallas have created new structures that can stretch up to seven times their length while remaining tougher than Kevlar -- often used to make bulletproof vests.

Mar 27, 2015, 16:23 PM IST

These 'bulletproof batteries' with Kevlar will enable safer recharge

Researchers have come up with new technology of batteries that consists of Kelvar, the tough material in bulletproof vests, so that it doesn't catch fire.

Jan 28, 2015, 11:19 AM IST

Bulletproof vests from stem cells?

In a first, scientists have discovered a new property in the nuclei of embryonic stem cells that could pave way for wider application of the body`s master cells, including bulletproof vests.

Apr 21, 2014, 13:42 PM IST

Hi-tech polymer that can stop a speeding bullet discovered

Scientists have discovered a new super polymer material that is stronger than a speeding bullet and could revolutionise bulletproof vests.

Nov 18, 2012, 19:38 PM IST

Since 26/11, GRP has received only eight bulletproof vests

Over two years after the busy
CST witnessed bloodbath during
26/11 carnage, police guarding railway stations that are on terror groups` radar have received only eight bullet-proof jackets as against the requirement of 220 vests.

Feb 04, 2011, 22:19 PM IST