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Cheng Chung Wang: Inflatable article with reforming and reinforcing structure. McGlew and Tuttle, October 22, 1985: US04547919 (166 worldwide citation)

An inflatable article, having a pair of gas impervious sheets which are heat welded together at their edges to form an envelope and are provided with parallelly spaced apart longitudinal first seams to define a plurality of air compartments between the pair of sheets, is provided with a reforming an ...


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Jonathon R Prendergast: Magnet module for night vision goggles helmet mount. Norotos, Christie Parker & Hale, March 8, 2005: US06862748 (152 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides for a magnet module adapted for use in an automatic shutdown assembly of a flip-up helmet mount for a night vision device, the magnet module comprising a vertically angled cavity with a substantially L-shaped profile, the cavity including a use end and a stowed end sub ...


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Cover John H: Weapon for immobilization and capture. Kleinberg Marvin H, April 9, 1974: US3803463 (143 worldwide citation)

A weapon for subduing and restraining includes a harmless projectile that is connected by means of a relatively fine, conductive wire to a launcher which contains an electrical power supply. The projectile is intended to contact a living target without serious trauma and to deliver an electric charg ...


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Losell Ernst Ingvar: Multiple glazing unit. Emmaboda Glasverk, Browne Beveridge Degrandi & Kline, September 24, 1974: US3837129 (125 worldwide citation)

A multiple glazing unit comprising two glass sheets and at least one impact resistant middle sheet of plastic material which to compensate for the elongation of the plastic and for temperature changes is so mounted that there is an additional space for the middle sheet in which to expand in its own ...


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Eric S Dunn: Impact absorbing armor. John Lezdey, September 27, 1994: US05349893 (109 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an improvement in armor structures through the utilization of at least one panel capable of absorbing kinetic energy. The panel comprises a rigid structure having a multiplicity of joined polygonal cells having 3 to 8 sides throughout the panel. The cells have individual cel ...


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Kilbourn Gordon III: Protective medical device. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 12, 1991: US05064411 (98 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for protecting users of invasive instruments from inadvertent skin puncture by providing the user with an article of protective clothing and an invasive instrument both designed so that the instrument will become entangled with the clothing during contact, thereby preventing ...


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Robert E J Poole Jr: Novel compositions. The Upjohn Company, Denis A Firth, John Kekich, December 6, 1977: US04061815 (97 worldwide citation)

Laminated sheet material, having high impact resistance suitable for use in constructional applications requiring high strength and resistance to deformation particularly for military usage such as armor plate, is obtained by sandwiching one or more layers of polyurethane, cellular or non-cellular, ...


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Michael L Lewis: Multi-mission ballistic resistant jacket. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, October 29, 1991: US05060314 (96 worldwide citation)

An improved ballistic resistant soft body armor jacket that is fit-adjuste, relatively lightweight, multi-mission adaptable, buoyant, fire-resistant, non hydroscopic and impervious to salt water and most petroleum-based fluids. The jacket shell consists of four basic ballistic resistant components: ...


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Laurens B Vogelesang, Marcel L C E Verbruggen, Cornelis G Paalvast: Armour plate composite with ceramic impact layer. Akzo, Stevens Davis Miller & Mosher, June 6, 1989: US04836084 (93 worldwide citation)

The preferred embodiment of the armor plate composite according to the invention is composed of four main components, viz. the ceramic impact layer, the sub-layer laminate, the supporting element and the backing layer. The ceramic impact layer is excellently suitable for blunting the tip of a projec ...


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David J Stevens, Kirk A Marchand, Thomas J Warnagiris: Reactive personnel protection system. Southwest Research Institute, Jenkens & Gilchrist, February 29, 2000: US06029558 (87 worldwide citation)

A counter-terrorism, reactive personnel protection system which detects the presence of a concussive shock wave or ballistic projectile as it approaches a designated personnel target. Before impact, an air bag is rapidly inflated and interposed between the destructive force and the target so as to p ...



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