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Defence Ministry on foreign shopping spree; eyes assault rifles, body armour, helmets for soldiers: Report

Defence Ministry on foreign shopping spree; eyes assault rifles, body armour, helmets for soldiers: Report

Bloomberg reported that the ministry may be purchasing 185,000 modern assault rifles from global markets.

Oct 28, 2016, 20:02 PM IST

Shrimp's fist-like club inspires new body armour

A unique structure of the club-like arm of a shrimp that looks like an armoured caterpillar, could help transform military body armour and vehicle and aircraft, says a new finding.

Jun 08, 2012, 21:56 PM IST

Piranha resistant fish could inspire body armour

Brazil`s massive Arapaima fish might be reproduced by engineers for applications such as body armor, thanks to its intricately designed scales, a study reveals.

Feb 12, 2012, 19:13 PM IST

Piranha resistant fish could inspire body armour

Brazil`s massive Arapaima fish might be reproduced by engineers for applications such as body armor, thanks to its intricately designed scales, a study reveals.

Feb 12, 2012, 19:13 PM IST

New body armour for soldiers

A new body armour - bullet-proof custard - could help save soldiers` lives.

Jan 14, 2011, 13:29 PM IST

New body armour for soldiers

A new body armour - bullet-proof custard - could help save soldiers` lives.

Jan 14, 2011, 13:29 PM IST

Upgrade body armour for forces: Govt panel

As counter-terror and counter-militancy operations take an increasing toll on security personnel, a parliamentary panel has asked the government to upgrade the quality of body armour of all paramilitary forces.

May 10, 2010, 15:37 PM IST

Scientists convert T-shirts into powerful body armour

Believe it or not, an ordinary
cotton T-shirt could be converted into a flexible full-body
armour which will protect not only from bullets but also from
radioactive materials.

Apr 02, 2010, 18:47 PM IST

Scientists convert T-shirts into powerful body armour

Believe it or not, an ordinary
cotton T-shirt could be converted into a flexible full-body
armour which will protect not only from bullets but also from
radioactive materials.

Apr 02, 2010, 18:47 PM IST