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Shrimp's fist-like club inspires new body armour

Last Updated: Friday, June 08, 2012, 21:56

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.

Piranha resistant fish could inspire body armour

Last Updated: Sunday, February 12, 2012, 19:13

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.

New body armour for soldiers

Last Updated: Friday, January 14, 2011, 13:29

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

Upgrade body armour for forces: Govt panel

Last Updated: Monday, May 10, 2010, 15:37

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.

Scientists convert T-shirts into powerful body armour

Last Updated: Friday, April 02, 2010, 18:47

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.