The jacket made by Anoop Mishra can provide protection from sniper rifle bullets. The project was launched after there was an increase in the number of sniper incidents in the lines on Line of Control (LoC) and Kashmir valley.

Major Anoop Mishra has been awarded Army Design Bureau Excellence Award by the Army Chief, on Monday for indigenously developing Sarvatra bulletproof jacket.

The jacket made by Anoop Mishra can provide protection from sniper rifle bullets. The project was launched after there was an increase in the number of sniper incidents in the lines on Line of Control (LoC) and Kashmir valley.

Earlier in October, the Indian Army was supplied 40,000 indigenous bulletproof jackets for its troops carrying out anti-terror operations in the Kashmir valley. These bulletproof jackets can withstand hardcore steel ammunition fired from an AK-47 rifle.

The armed forces had also placed a request for two lakh ‘Bhabha Kavach bullet-proof jackets’ with Ordnance Factory Board during August. ‘Bhabha Kavach bullet-proof jackets’ is the lightest bullet proof jacket used by the Indian army.

The jacket has been named Bhabha Kavach as the nano-based technology was taken from the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.

Armed force faculty educated that the coats were requested by a few police powers the country over including Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Gujarat and Rajasthan.

Defence and security specialists accepted that the impenetrable coat will help the assurance of the military while guaranteeing more noteworthy security particularly for those managing in counter-revolt and militancy tasks.
The new ‘Sarvatra bulletproof jacket’ will also help the army to fearlessly retaliate the increasing terror attacks in the region of Jammu and Kashmir.

(With agency input)

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