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Individual protection of sappers from the action of the fragments and bullets

G.М. Ivanets, E.I. Stetsyuk, М.G. Ivanets
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One of the main causes of injury or death to the sappers during functional responsibilities to rid the area of explosive ordnance (EO) is the action of the shock waves and high-speed air penetration by a grenade. The article discusses the possibility of the use of body armor, and offer them to the size and material of manufacture for protection from bullets and shrapnel grenades for certain types of weapons and grenades.
Keywords: explosives, pyrotechnic units, polymer composite armor, liquid armor, mathematical model, penetration, flak jacket