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Armor Express Hard Armor Plates

April 29, 2016
Get maximum ballistic protection against potential rifle threats with Armor Express's Level IV 10" x 12" Hard Armor Plates.

SOHPC GEN III Hard Plate Carrier

April 29, 2016
The SOHPC GEN III is Paraclete's latest hard plate carrier. It has been innovatively designed to provide unmatched comfort, protection, and flexibility.

Wisconsin Firefighters Issued Ballistic Vests with Rifle Plates for Gunfire Risk Calls

April 21, 2016
All Madison, WI, firefighters on every shift now have bullet resistant vests assigned to them for added protection on any calls posing a higher risk for gunfire.

DSM Dyneema Showcases Latest Dyneema Anti Stab Technology

April 19, 2016
Dyneema Anti Stab Technology is the company's latest patented anti-stab material for soft armor applications which can be combined with Dyneema soft ballistic products to develop multi-threat protection body armor.

Video: Colorado Officer Shot at Traffic Stop, Suspect Killed

March 24, 2016
A man who shot a Thornton, CO, officer several times was killed by police early Wednesday. The veteran officer was saved from critical injury by his body armor.

ATS Armor LLC Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Certification

March 8, 2016
ATS Armor LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of Achilles Technology Solutions, LLC (ATS)), a global designer and manufacturer of advanced, lightweight hard body armor, achieved ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System certification on January 14, 2016 from Great Western Registrar LLC.

Armis Body Armor System

February 29, 2016
The ARMIS is a highly scalable, side-opening tactical carrier that provides the capability to release the complete vest in one quick motion

Point Blank Enterprises Awarded BA 9000 Certification

February 29, 2016
This certification demonstrates an additional level of confidence in Point Blank Enterprises’ ability to meet the needs of law enforcement professionals and consistently produce armor that continues to represent those samples used for initial performance testing.

NYPD Officer Shot in Gunfight, Retired Father Saved by Vests 27 Years Apart

February 22, 2016
Twenty-seven years after retired NYPD Detective Paul Yurkiw’s bulletproof vest saved his life, the body armor worn by his police officer son caught a potentially deadly bullet during a Brooklyn gunfight early Saturday.

Armis Body Armor System

February 5, 2016
This highly scalable, side-opening tactical body armor system allows an operator to release the complete vest in one quick motion and select the specific level of protection needed.

SHOT Show 2016: Propper Enters Body Armor Market

January 19, 2016
Propper’s new tactical pants, shirts, boots, and armor are on display at the 2016 SHOT Show in Las Vegas this week.

SHOT Show 2016: The Safariland Group Unveils New Interchangeable Armor Collection

January 19, 2016
The Safariland Group today debuted the all-new Safariland Armor collection, a complete line of ballistic panels and carriers designed to integrate together.

SHOT Show 2016: Angel Armor Announces Innovative New Concealable Body Armor. Lightweight Hard Plates

January 19, 2016
RISE is ultimate safety, comfort and versatility, says company spokesperson Reed Doughty. RISE also enables officers to elevate their protection with the tiered Truth SNAP Plate System — unique new trauma plates that provide rifle-threat protection integrated in an ultra lightweight package for extended, all-day use.

Point Blank Enterprises to Unveil Alpha Elite Black at SHOT Show 2016

January 12, 2016
Point Blank Enterprises today announced the introduction of the Alpha Elite Black, a product extension of the Alpha Elite Series. The latest Alpha Elite Black ballistics model is an enhancement to the previous Alpha Elite design, offering an additional 17% weight reduction while still providing the same high level of protection.

Colorado Officer Shot at Traffic Stop, Saved by Vest

December 20, 2015
Northglenn, CO, police say an officer was treated and released after being shot multiple times early Saturday morning. The officer's body armor prevented any serious injury. More Here.

Police Product Test: Angel Armor Truth Series Trauma Plate

November 30, 2015

Made of Angel Armor's high-quality ballistic material, the plate is rigid enough to take a solid blow but provides just a bit of flex for comfort.

TacVent: Cooling System

November 17, 2015

Jeff Shelton says throughout much of his law enforcement career he wouldn't wear body armor for the same reason that many officers refuse to wear their vests, heat and discomfort.

Point Blank Enterprises Acquires the Assets of The Protective Group Inc.

November 2, 2015
Point Blank Enterprises, known for its production of soft body armor and related protective solutions, announced today that it has successfully completed its acquisition of certain assets of The Protective Group Inc. ("TPG"), a ballistic armor manufacturer and systems integrator based in Miami Lakes, FL.

Florida Officer Shot in Vest, Suspect in Custody

October 26, 2015
Florida authorities have apprehended a robbery suspect they say opened fire on a deputy in the Florida Keys Saturday night.

Phalanx Defense Systems Develops "Iron Man" Armor

October 16, 2015
"The Rhino is an articulated armor survivability system that provides the wearer reduced trauma associated to impacts from various handgun, shotgun, and rifle threats." Phalanx CEO James Coats says. "Being articulated and also incorporating Phalanx’s ultra-lightweight ballistic technology, the armor is able to be positioned to provide protection over more critical areas of the body."
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