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Heavy-Duty Hanger

November 29, 2013
With a load capacity well over 150 pounds the Tough Hook is purpose built for storing, hanging, and carrying heavy equipment such as body armor, tactical vests, and plate carriers.

IACP 2013: Point Blank and Dyneema Develop New Lightweight Body Armor

October 24, 2013
Point Blank has tested its Alpha Elite model AXIIIA with rounds exceeding 2,000 feet per second. The armor will be available in Point Blank concealed configurations and in Paraclete tactical models.

N.C. Officer In Coma Following Training Accident

October 4, 2013
A Morehead (N.C.) Police officer has been placed in a medically induced coma after one of his fellow officers accidentally shot him during a training exercise. Officer Garrett Hardin, 23, was shot in the chest during a Wednesday training exercise.

D.C. Chief: Second Officer Shot In Navy Yard Shooting

September 24, 2013
A second Metropolitan (D.C.) Police officer was hit by gunfire during last week's shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard, Chief Cathy Lanier said Tuesday.

Mo. Trooper's Vest Saves Him

September 23, 2013
A Missouri Highway Patrol trooper survived a shot to the chest after his body armor absorbed a bank robber's round.

Calif. Agencies Receive U.S. Armor Vests

September 12, 2013
U.S. Armor presented 18 ballistic vests to police departments in Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach during the Vests for the Best event.

ATPC-SPEAR Body Armor

August 20, 2013
The ATPC-SPEAR System contains a ballistic-shaped, battle-proven design that combines ballistic coverage and operator mobility. The foam and ballistic inserts inside a spacer mesh pad make the system one of the most comfortable systems available.

Detroit Officer Bra Sizes Mistakenly Released

August 14, 2013
A Detroit Police executive in charge of dispersing body armor to officers accidentally forwarded an email to subordinates that contained personal information including height, weight—and cup sizes.

Point Blank Enterprises Products Available on GSA Website

August 9, 2013
Agencies can purchase Point Blank Body Armor, PACA Body Armor, Paraclete, and Protective Products Enterprises from the U.S. General Services Administration online shopping website.

Concealable Body Armor Gets More Comfortable

July 19, 2013

Since the NIJ-6 standard was issued, both law enforcement uniform and body armor manufacturers have been looking for new methods of making ballistic-resistant soft body armor that meets the dictates of the standard, but is also thinner, lighter, and more thermally bearable.

Active Shooter Response Kit

July 18, 2013
KDH's Active Shooter Response Kit allows officers to rapidly add a plate carrier while responding to an active-shooter threat. The kit includes Level IV stand-alone front and back "shooter's cut" hard-armor plates and a MOLLE-compatible carrier.

SES Tests Man Down Body Armor Technology

June 28, 2013
Select Engineering Services (SES) has successfully tested its Man Down Technology (MDT) that mounts to an officer's body armor and calls 911 if the officer becomes incapacitated.

U.S. Senator Calls for Renewal of Body Armor Program

June 12, 2013
U.S. Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) called on Congress to reauthorize a program to help fund bulletproof vests for local police agencies. Coons said Congress let the program expire last summer.

Fla. Sgt. Sues Over Mandatory Armor Policy

June 7, 2013
A Orlando Police sergeant has sued her agency and claimed she has been the victim of harassment over her refusal to wear body armor, a mandatory requirement at the agency.

Product Demo: KDH's Transformer Body Armor

June 4, 2013

Paul Larkin, national sales director of KDH Defense, gives an overview of KDH's Transformer Body Armor, a modular system that allows officers to configure their armor to suit the mission. Read more here.

LAPD Selects KDH Defense as Body Armor Supplier

May 31, 2013
The Los Angeles Police Department has awarded a contract to distributor Galls to supply KDH Defense's Level II and Level IIIA concealable body armor and polyethylene special threat plates to patrol officers.

EnGarde Introduces MT-Pro Multi-Threat Ballistic Panel

May 24, 2013
EnGarde has introduced a new MT-Pro multiple-threat panel that fits in many of our popular ballistic models such as the DeLuxe, Patrol, and Leopard.

Magnum TAC-II Plate Carrier

May 20, 2013
Based on information received from both soldiers in the field as well as law enforcement officers here in the U.S., KDH recently developed the Magnum TAC-II (MTAC-II) plate carrier.

Protech Tactical Introduces Type IV Rifle Plate

May 3, 2013
The Model 2230 has been successfully tested to defeat the .30-caliber M2-AP (Armor Piercing) round. It's manufactured with a ceramic-aramid composite

Product Test: Nutshellz Groin Protector

May 1, 2013
The Nutshellz is a groin protector on steroids. It's made with several layers of ballistic material to obtain the NIJ Level II rating encased in a durable rubber material with a carbon fiber outer skin.
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