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09:09 UK time, Wednesday, 27 October 2010

"Protection for your privates, both literally and figuratively" - makers of ballistic underwear for UK soldiers

The Ministry of Defence is testing the underwear, known as Blast Boxers. They have a very serious function, because they feature soft panels to protect the femoral artery from debris and flames accompanying a blast, according to manufacturers BCB International.

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