real life halo suit

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  1. TestDrive

    TestDrive razzle dazzle

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  2. Dolza_Khyron

    Dolza_Khyron Well-Known Member

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    i remember a quote from a movie "apparently some one didn't think a soldiers life was worth 2 grand a piece" :lol  it'll never be used in combat looks hard to walk in too.
     
  3. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    Looks pretty wild. I wonder about the degree of flexibility soldiers would have in that suit.
     
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    Jeez. That thing'll protect you pretty damn well.
     
  5. Darkravager

    Darkravager Zombie Hunter

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    Batman Begins is the movie it's from.
     
  6. Dolza_Khyron

    Dolza_Khyron Well-Known Member

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    yea no duh lol you ruined it if you point it out...
     
  7. Jux

    Jux Please, call me Steve. Veteran

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    And it was 300 grand, not 2.
     
  8. CdnShockwave

    CdnShockwave The Prince of Poses TFW2005 Supporter

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    Wow... that is just awsome!
     
  9. Aaron

    Aaron Master of Crystalocution Moderator Content Contributor

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    2 grand? Not likely. A standard Bulletproof Vest with decent coverage is 500-700 bucks. Now add on all the do-dads and thingamajigs, that price is far to low.
     
  10. Deefuzz

    Deefuzz Beard On! Beardmaster! Veteran

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    I'd hit it...and probably hurt myself.
     
  11. Caterwaul

    Caterwaul Busou Shinki Loremaster

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    I dont know. It sounds like one of those 'Too good to be true' type deals. He doesnt help matters by posing with those pistols out. Anything that helps our soldier survive better is a good thing, but I have worries about visibility and movement in those things. Even then, you're still going to have weak points so it's not completely bulletproof. There's close to no protection around that neck line.
     
  12. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    That's that bear armor guy - I have seen videos of his ballistic foam being tested and it looks like it really works, but then again you can't believe everything you see.
     
  13. butz

    butz slippery when wet

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    Wow. Weird.
     
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    rattrap007 Insert witty comment here TFW2005 Supporter

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    cool.. That would also be a psychological advantage against the enemy. If you saw an army of people dressed like that you'd probably freak a bit.
     
  15. Ktulu

    Ktulu Whoosh TFW2005 Supporter

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    With gear like that you could just armor up your troops and drop them on enemies like bombs :eek:  Back breakers innit
     
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    Might be good for infantry units , but does'nt seem ideal for stealth.
    Wonder how fast a guy can run in one of those?
     
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    fschuler Member TFW2005 Supporter

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    I could see a defense contractor licensing the rights to produce this thing in high volume, and then selling it to the military for $50,000 a pop. $10,000 for a hammer...$20,000 for a toilet seat...yadda yadda yadda
     
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    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    who cares, where his goddamn needler??!!
     
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    I've seen it on the news, looks quite mobile actually. But yeah there is an exposed neck line though.
     

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