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OSLO, Norway -- Norwegian scientists have come up with a
smart and cheap way of bullet proofing cars by lining the vehicles
with flat tanks which, when filled with water, provide excellent
protection against gun attack.
The problem with conventional armour plating is that metal is very
heavy and is a big waste of fuel when the car is being driven when
the occupants are not at risk.
Researchers at Norway's Forsvarets Institute have found a way
around this by building several large, flat, watertight tanks into
the sides of cars, New Scientist reports.
Each tank is thin, like a domestic radiator, made from plastic or
light metal, and has several energy-absorbing carbon-fibre sheets
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