Swiss Guards: World’s oldest standing army gets new headgear

Swiss Guards: World’s oldest standing army gets new headgear

New Vatican Swiss Guards adjust their helmets prior to a swearing-in ceremony at the Vatican. The world’s oldest standing army is getting some new headgear. The Swiss Guards plan to replace their metal helmets with plastic PVC ones made with a 3-D printer, giving the pope’s army cooler and more comfortable headgear when standing guard for hours at a time.

Swiss Guards: World’s oldest standing army gets new headgear

New Vatican Swiss Guards adjust their helmets prior to a swearing-in ceremony at the Vatican. The world’s oldest standing army is getting some new headgear. The Swiss Guards plan to replace their metal helmets with plastic PVC ones made with a 3-D printer, giving the pope’s army cooler and more comfortable headgear when standing guard for hours at a time.
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