DRDO develops first of its kind riot gear for women officers


A riot gear for women police personnel and paramilitary officers, taking into account their different bodily measurements have been designed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the country’s agency tasked with the military’s research and development.

The suit, dubbed to be the “first of its kind”, was displayed in Jalandhar at an exhibition organised on the sidelines of 106th Indian Science Congress, inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jalandhar, Punjab, on Saturday.

“Till now women have been using the same riot gear designed for men that do not fit them well,” said Indrajeet Singh, technical officer, Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS).

“The new suit has been designed based on anthropogenic measurements of women from different parts of the country,” he said. Read More

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