Blast-resistant clothing can leave you unscathed after an explosion, but no material is entirely bombproof if you're close enough to the blast. What do bomb suits consist of, and who's wearing them on the job?
Who doesn't tend to wear blast-resistant clothing?
humanitarians working in war zones
What are the standard components of a blast-resistant suit?
helmet, collar, blast plates, overshoes and quick-release straps
helmet, collar, blast plates, gloves and quick-release straps
helmet, blast plates, gloves, quick-release straps and utility belt
What are bomb suits usually made of?
Why are blast-resistant suits good at protecting you from bombs?
They're made of tightly woven fibers.
Both of the above traits come in handy in blast-resistant suits.
Demining aprons, often used in humanitarian missions that clear mines, don't protect your ___.
What part of a bomb blast inflicts the most damage?
What's an IED?
an improvised explosive device
an improvised explosive detonator
an indestructible explosive device
Which country is developing bombproof buses?
Which of the following isn't a blast-resistant structure currently in use in public spaces?