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'The technology is best explained by the example of stirring water with a spoon' - A custard-like 'liquid armour' that hardens when struck is being used to give soldiers greater protection. 'The faster you stir, the harder it gets, so when a projectile impacts the material at speed, it hardens very quickly and absorbs the impact energy,' according to a BAE systems spokesman, which designed the armour.

by Elizabeth Anderson
Last Updated: 14 Jan 2011

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