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Commissions > Operation Torch:

Operation Torch 2008 was the largest exercise of its type in Europe, it was a multi-agency, multi-national, mass fatality simulation exercise.

A hand.

Second Skin were commissioned to produce a few items including a head, hands, arms and feet. The brief was that they must simulate blast type injuries. They also had to be able to be CT scanned and MRI scanned if necessary.

A foot.

All parts produced contained real human bones including the head which had a full skull inside. (these human remains had been donated to medical research and full approval was obtained before I was given the job) Hands and fingers had to reproduce finger and hand prints for complete authenticity of the parts.

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All parts were gel filled to further enhance realism. Plat gel 10 was the material of choice as these parts will be used time and time again for training purposes.

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