Sarvatra Kavach: Indigenously developed Bullet-proof jacket

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  • December 24, 2019
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Sarvatra Kavach: Indigenously developed Bullet-proof jacket

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III- Security

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  • Major Anoop Mishra was felicitated by Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat with the Army Design Bureau (ADB) excellence award for indigenously developing Sarvatra Kavach.
  • Sarvatra Kavach is a bulletproof jacket that can provide protection against various ammunition including that of sniper rifles.
  • The suit was named Sarvatra Kawach as it provides protection from neck to ankle and upper arms
  • The project was sanctioned in June 2017 and initially the design and development of a Level IIIA soft body armour suit was sanctioned and was subsequently revised to include a Level IV hard armour panel inserts
  • The ADB was set up to liaise with the industry and the academia and develop indigenous solutions for the Army 

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