• Rolls of lightweight sticky wallpaper, lined with tough Kevlar fibres, could be carried by troops to reinforce the walls of temporary buildings.The lining reduces the amount of debris sent flying at the occupants of a building in the event of an explosion.
  • What appears relatively new about this ballistic wallpaper is that it can be quickly and easily applied by non-specialised units at short notice. This provides significant potential tactical advantages.
  • A prototype was displayed at an exhibition of army innovations held at the Pentagon on Thursday.

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