Kevlar, this high-strength material, is a well-known component of personal armor such as combat helmets, ballistic face masks, and ballistic vests.
This incredible material has been using for decades, but spider silk may change that. The Kraig Biocraft has genetically altered silkworms to produce spider silk and named this product as Dragon Silk.
And now they won a contract with the US Army to use the Dragon Silk in a body armor.
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