Bullet proof jacket
                            Pic credit- DRDO

             The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed BPJ (Bulletproof jacket) weighing 9 kg much lighter than previous version of 10.4 kg. Jacket has been developed by Defense Materials and Stores Research and Development Establishment (DMSRDE),  kanpur, a DRDO laboratory. For Indian Army.

Technology is Front Hard Armour Panel (FHAP) used and tested at terminal Ballastic Research Laboratories Chandigarh and met the standard of BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards).

Further they informed, The importance of this vital development of reducing each gram of weight from BPJ enhance the comfort and survivability of soldiers.

Blog credit - Shantanu Chavan