By The Free Thought Project (RT) — Bavaria police have received some brand new protective gear that officers will don while managing high-threat security crisis. The uniforms however – particularly the oddly-shaped helmets – have drawn some sarcastic remarks.
The new gear was unveiled this week in Munich by Joachim Herrmann, Germany’s interior minister. The Class-4 protection suits featuring an overcoat with ceramic composite plates and a titanium helmet can stop high-caliber bullets fired by an assault rifle.
OMG! In Bayern wird die Polizei zur Darth Vader Armee umgebaut https://t.co/h9I8VITzhc #polizei #bayern #darthvader pic.twitter.com/LAJaeFN2Hn
— Nadine Schildhauer (@N_Flux) November 25, 2015
The design of the helmet is apparently meant …read more