Some articles on body armour, armour:
... The US Army has adopted Interceptor body armour, which uses Enhanced Small Arms Protective Inserts (E-S.A.P.I) in the chest, sides and back of the armour ... Dragon Skin body armour is another ballistic vest which is currently in testing with mixed results ... Despite advances in the protection offered by ballistic armour against projectiles, as the name implies, modern ballistic body armour is much less impervious to stabbing weapons unless they ...
... Osprey body armour is a system of body armour used by the British Armed Forces ... The system is in its fourth iteration following extensive development and engagement with front line users ...
... blue shirt worn with or without a tie with body armour worn on top. 2003, replacing shirts and ties altogether with a black short sleeved Under Armour-style 'wicking' T-shirt with 'POLICE' (or 'STRATHCLYDE POLICE' on older shirts) displayed in white on both sleeves ... came without cargo pockets due to the introduction of new body armour with pockets ...
... The civilian ownership of body armour is unregulated in the Netherlands and body armour in various ballistic grades is sold by a range of different vendors, mainly aimed at ... The use of body armour while committing a crime is not an additional offense in itself, but may be interpreted as so under different laws such as resisting arrest ...
Famous quotes containing the words armour and/or body:
“Saint, do you weep? I hear amid the thunder
The Fenian horses; armour torn asunder;
Laughter and cries. The armies clash and shock,
And now the daylight-darkening ravens flock.
Cease, cease, O mournful, laughing Fenian horn!”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“The sucking milk from this our body sends through
jolts of light; the son, the father,
sharing mothers joy
That brings a softness to the flower of the awesome
open curling lotus gate I cup and kiss”
—Gary Snyder (b. 1930)