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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.

Transformer Body Armor

April 17, 2013
KDH Defense Systems' Transformer Armor System is modular and scalable for system flexibility. The core of the System is its internal speed plate carrier strapping system that connects directly to the ballistic inserts.

Man Gets 25 Years for Shooting N.Y. Cop

April 9, 2013
A Long Island man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for shooting a Hempstead village police officer during a foot pursuit.

KDH's Transformer Body Armor

April 3, 2013

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.

ABA Introduces Xtreme SX Body Armor Models

January 31, 2013
The Xtreme SX ballistic package features the newest generation of Honeywell Spectra Shield, a composite material made with high-strength, lightweight Spectra fiber for greater protection and comfort.

Second Chance Summit ST Vest Protects Female Officers

January 30, 2013
Second Chance has introduced the Summit ST body armor line that incorporates Kevlar and Gore-Tex fabrics and includes a female version.

SHOT Show 2013: KDH's Transformer Armor System

January 30, 2013

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.

SHOT Show 2013: Point Blank's Modular Body Armor

January 30, 2013

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.

Protech Tactical Introduces Core Assault Vest

January 29, 2013
Protech Tactical, a business unit of The Safariland Group, has introduced the side-opening CAV (Core Assault Vest) carrier that allows SWAT units to customize it based on the mission.

Understanding Armor Plates

January 25, 2013

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.

SHOT Show 2013: U.S. Armor's Enforcer 5000 Vest

January 17, 2013
The Enforcer 5000, which meets the NIJ's 0101.06 testing standard, features neoprene side straps, padded shoulders, and a double-wide strap across the small of the back. Moisture-wicking material keeps officers dry.

SHOT Show 2013: Safariland Recognizes Body Armor Saves

January 16, 2013
The Safariland Group honored three officers at SHOT Show who survived harrowing gunfights because they were wearing the company's body armor. The officers told the stories of their encounters with determined, armed suspects during a presentation today.

Mandatory Body Armor Policies Increase

November 19, 2012
A rising number of law enforcement officers are required to wear body armor after two consecutive years in which police were being killed by gunfire with increasing frequency, a new Justice Department study has found.

Ky. Deputy Killed at Traffic Stop

November 14, 2012
A Marion County (Ky.) Sheriff's deputy investigating a stopped vehicle was fatally shot early Wednesday by a man who was allegedly on his way to harm his ex-wife.

U.S. Armor Honored by Calif. City

November 2, 2012
Body armor maker U.S. Armor Corp. was awarded a city proclamation on Oct. 25 by Cerritos, Calif., where the company is based.

Vest Saves Pittsburgh Cop In 4th OIS In a Year

October 12, 2012
A Pittsburgh Police officer's ballistic vest saved him early Friday during a gun battle with a domestic violence suspect who had told his wife he wanted to kill a cop.

V1 External Vest Carrier

September 21, 2012
Available in multiple colors and fabrics, the V1 provides the comfort of an external carrier without sacrificing appearance or safety. IACP Booth #2325.

Philly Cop Struck By Partner's Bullet

September 12, 2012
A Philadelphia Police officer was wounded late Tuesday by a ricochet from a shotgun round fired by his partner during a vehicle stop. Jose Roman, a 44-year-old SWAT officer, had the wind knocked out of him when he was hit, but recovered and handcuffed a suspect.
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