Future weapons: Dragon Skin Body Armor

Dragon Skin body armor is a type of bulletproof vest made by Pinnacle Armor. It is distinguished by its silver dollar-sized circular discs that overlap like scale armour, creating a flexible vest that allows a greater range of motion and can absorb more hits than standard military body armor. The discs are composed of a silicon carbide ceramic matrices and laminates, much like the larger ceramic plates in other types of bulletproof vests.
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The armor is available in the SOV-2000, which had been certified as Level III protection, but this certification has subsequently been withdrawn; SOV-3000, currently in process of getting Level IV certification, and a classified level V variant.

Dragon Skin has been worn by some civilian contractors in Iraq, some elite special forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, some SWAT teams, nine generals in Afghanistan, bodyguards tasked with protecting generals, and U.S. Secret Service personnel. Read the Full WikiPedia Article Here





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