New Underwear Protects Troops

Protective undergarments limit IED damage

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Apr 2, 2012 1:51 PM CDT

(Newser) – US troops are more protected "down there" thanks to new ballistic underwear, USA Today reports. Staff Sgt. Ross Cox was wearing the underwear when he stepped on an IED in Afghanistan: His left foot was blown off and his right leg was shattered, but...   Read full story »


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