New Material for Thinner, Lighter Body Armor

Submitted by Bill St. Clair on Thu, 24 May 2007 12:54:54 GMT  <== Guns ==> 

Aaron Rowe at Wired - the best soft body armor is made from polyethylene. Plastic. Dyneema SB61 to be exact. It's available in American Body Armor Torq™ vests. LC Action sells ABA's entire line over the internet. The Torq level 2 vest costs $800. Level 3A (pictured below) fetches $1,000. [wired]

America Body Armor Torq Level 3a body armor

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