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You're just as dead if your ribs are pressed in four inches and the rib or splinters puncture your heart or other organs as you would be if a bullet punctures you.
The only trouble with body armor like this is there is a trade off. The armor is lighter and more flexible, yes, but it also lacks the ability to disperse the shock trauma over a larger surface area.
originally posted by: Flyingclaydisk
Put that stuff on a styrofoam torso and repeat the test, then show the styrofoam torso afterwards.
I'll bet it would be all dented up, IF it's even still in one piece.