What is the connection between body armour and aviation? It’s simple! Wartime requires every single person participating in warfare to wear body armour, especially the landing force.
While you are in the air, hardly anything threatens you. Or, if your plane gets caught by a projectile, no body armour will save you, especially if the plane has got high enough – you will either burn or die of contusion, or fall to the ground from a thousand feet and that’s all. But, when everything goes according to the plan and you land in the intended spot, this is where the “fun” begins. You never know if the enemy has disclosed your plans or not. If they did, you must be prepared to defend yourself, because you can land in an ambush. War is war and you either kill or die. Continue reading