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Dragon Skin Armor - The future of armor? opt1m4l Nov 29th, 07, 11:27 PM #1



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tyrtok Nov 29th, 07, 11:31 PM #2
Lol, was watching a documentary regarding it on discovery 2 mins ago.

gayish defense
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opt1m4l Nov 29th, 07, 11:34 PM #3
Same here. Why is it gayish? It works.
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li_gangyi Nov 29th, 07, 11:46 PM #4
apparrently it's not very durable under heat and humidity I think.
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tenzo Nov 30th, 07, 12:02 AM #5
any vids of human testing?
im just thinking that even though the bullets dont pass through, you're bound to get more injured than just a brusing
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powercard Nov 30th, 07, 12:05 AM #6
but still even if a grenade does explode under a body with this armor eyes,limbs, will still be bombed due to the area effect isn't it and also in real time battle heads are still not covered, so if one sniper were to aim for head area isn't that as good as having nothing? But never the less it is still very effective and lots of people would be saved by this new equipment
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tenzo Nov 30th, 07, 12:09 AM #7
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but still even if a grenade does explode under a body with this armor eyes,limbs, will still be bombed due to the area effect isn't it and also in real time battle heads are still not covered, so if one sniper were to aim for head area isn't that as good as having nothing? But never the less it is still very effective and lots of people would be saved by this new equipment
if there really was a person inside the armor in the grenade test then he would have massive internal injuries not to mention having his head blown off

then again, the test was to see how much force the armor can resist; you could always throw your armor on a grenade or mine or something in real life

anyway heads are HARD to aim at; its much easier to aim at a person's body

remember that armor is meant to stop bullets, not EXPLOSIONS ()
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synergy Nov 30th, 07, 12:18 AM #8
i pity ppl who wear this for route march
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laroman Nov 30th, 07, 12:34 AM #9
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li_gangyi Nov 30th, 07, 12:59 AM #10
synergy : it's suppossed to be lighter than their current Interceptor thingy
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ukiya88 Nov 30th, 07, 01:04 AM #11
dragon skin armor + robots FTW!
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cygig Nov 30th, 07, 01:17 AM #12
nah...LBV FTW!!!
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Zetsuei Nov 30th, 07, 01:30 AM #13
LBV ? what's LBV ?

yea, unless they create some forcefield like the shield grenade (?) in Halo 3, using Dragon Armor to guard checkpoints are futile..

damn, those soldiers guarding checkpoints in Middle East must've hang on dear life everyday, and thank God if they're still alive at the end of the day.. -_-"
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opt1m4l Nov 30th, 07, 01:47 AM #14
"Name: N/A
Incident type: Sniper encounter
Location: Iraq
Employment: Reconstruction Contractor
Details: Survived five impacts from 7.62x39 mild steel core. All five rounds impacted the front, sides and rear of the vest while descending from power pole repair work. Did not even bruise from impacts sustained in body armor."

http://www.pinnaclearmor.com/dragon-skin-survivors.php
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gohdorothy567 Nov 30th, 07, 10:53 AM #15
i wonder if were to create more excuses to go more on war and killing more pple since the equipments were getting better?
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