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While most concealable body armor consists of ballistic panels contained in a cloth carrier that is strapped to the wearer's torso, KDH's Transformer uses a unique harness system that directly supports the armor and holds it next to the body.
POLICE Magazine spoke with KDH Defense Systems' Paul Larkin, the national director of sales, at SHOT Show 2013 about the company's Transformer Armor System, a modular concealable body armor system that can be configured for various missions.
Point Blank executives tell POLICE Magazine about the company's new body armor offerings at SHOT Show 2013. The Advanced Plate Carrier and Advanced Warrior modular systems are discussed.
Soft body armor ballistic vest packages are rated levels 1 through 4 by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) based on how much protection from ballistic rounds they are rated to provide. Similarly, armor plates are available in two different types or classes tested and recognized by the NIJ: type 3 and type 4.
A Warren (Mich.) Police officer's ballistic vest stopped a bullet to the chest, after officers confronted a suspect who may have been a pimp early Wednesday. Read the full story here.