oa CSIR Science Scope - An idea that protects against anti-personnel mines : ideas that protect

Volume 8, Issue 1
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The CSIR has developed a ruggedised shoe that protects the wearer's feet against the effects of an anti-personnel mine explosion. The 'mine boot' attenuates the initial shock wave and the subsequent blast event within its sole. This reduces the risk of complete loss of limbs.

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