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Old October 14 2012, 08:33 PM   #79
mupps
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Re: Why the lack of personal protection?

newtype_alpha wrote: View Post
^ That's because shattered glass is a really nasty thing to have spraying into your lap in the middle of a combat situation; if you can't make the glass armored, you don't want it anywhere near you when you're under fire.

Starfleet has transparent aluminum
, which -- I should hope -- won't shatter into a spray of tiny sharp particles if the Argo crashes into something.
So do we
http://www.ohgizmo.com/2012/05/09/di...uminum-exists/
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