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Fly-Bag: A special aircraft lining that is designed to contain explosions from on-board bombs

Back in November, we talked about an ingeniously contrived (albeit still conceptual) solution for aircraft that entailed an ejecting safety capsule from that could potentially help passengers survive air accidents. And while that concept was formulated to solve conventional aircraft safety issues, a group of British researchers have developed their design that could counter non-conventional,…


Boeing’s plasma shield can potentially deflect shock waves from explosions

Cloaking devices have always belonged to realm of science fiction and even fantasy. But Boeing scientists have possibly found a practical side to the 'technology' that could shield soldiers from explosions. Envisaged like a force-field of sorts, the company's patent (already submitted to United States Patent and Trademark Office) entails a layer of heated, ionized…