Pelvic Protection System
Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo
The Pelvic Protection System is in response to an increased threat of buried improvised explosive devises, providing protection from serious injuries to the pelvis, femoral arteries and lower abdominal organs in a blast or small fragmentation threat. It aids in protection against sand and debris injected into the wounds sustained from IEDs, which may result in complications and significant chance of infection. The Navy and Air Force have inquired about procuring on future contracts.
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