My pants are like a shield of Steel.

Steel Undies

Moscow’s Steel Research Institute have designed steel shorts for added protection. Seven steel plates are used to stop a bullet fired from an Uzi fired from five metres away. (Presumably this is the institute: Moscow State Institute of Steel and Alloys

See more strange objects in the book from Taschen: 1000 extra/ordinary objects

It’s suggested that making these pants from low temperature bainitic steel will allow them to be more comfortable, after recent work on the impact properties of these steels. Link to performance of strong bainite paper


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