14 Apr '11, 6pm

Marines order 27,500 pairs of bulletproof underwear:

Marines order 27,500 pairs of bulletproof underwear:

] and 10th Mountain Division forces are sustaining significant injuries to the genital, perinea, and femoral artery areas as a result of combat operations and improvised explosive devices," the Marine Corps solicitation reads. "The loss of forces due to these types of injuries has a significant impact on the unit's combat effectiveness and their ability to sustain operations. Based on analysis in theater, ballistic underwear will drastically improve casualty recovery and reduce secondary infections."

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/green-tech/gadgets-electronics/stories...

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