armor

There’s a new buyer on the security tech block with Armor’s $89 million new round

Security technology services provider Armor is getting ready to do some shopping for new technology thanks to $89 million in fresh funding. The company, which was majority owned by the private equit

Marines buy portable armor that comes in a flat pack

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/product_stowage.jpg" />This is strangely cool. A defense contractor developed a type of steel reinforced armor that could replace the bas

Plate Gauntlets? That'll be 59 gold please.

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/a96b_medieval_steel_gauntlets.jpg" />Every notice it's really hard to find good deals on plate armor these days? What with kevlar and car

Practice safe photography.. aways use protection!

Fresh out of Japan, is the new SNUG iT PRO from Delkin. Now, you might have seen other, similar silicone camera cases from other companies, but what makes this one slightly more exciting is that it&#8

Real examples of Iron Man-like power suits

Iron Man comes to us next week, and we are stoked bloggers. Sure, this isn’t a movie site, but we’ve moved beyond just gear into the CrunchLifestyle, and that includes all things awesome l

Suit of plate armor found at Salem bus stop

[photopress:Original.jpg,full,center] If you’re in Salem, Oregon, and you left a full freakin’ suit of armor at a bus stop, the local police would like to have a word with you. You’l

This Is Iron Man's Armor? WTF!

The Iron Giant I know, I know. This has nothing to do with gadgets or gear, but I know many of you have an interest in the upcoming Iron Man movie. Well, I guess it does have to do with gadgets. Tony

SIA Summer Snowdown 2007: Spyder's Liquid Armor Suit

Spyder, as they usually do, had some pretty wicked stuff on display, but I was drawn to the d3o ‘liquid armor’ suit. I know the technology isn’t new, but it’s still cool to see it being integr

Badonkadonk Tank: Yours for Only $20K

Thank God for Digg . Sure, some of its users are noisy, know-nothing nerds, but without it, how would we ever discover gems like this? It’s a land cruiser tank of some sort under the name JL421

Grizzly Man in Financial Ruin, Selling Halo Suit

Troy Hurtubise, famous for his bear-proof suits, recently made headlines for developing a Halo-inspired anti-ballistic suit. After spending $15,000 and several years developing the suit, Hurtubise had