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Safariland Adds XT01 Type IIIA Body Armor To ABA Xtreme Series

September 29, 2010
The XT01 Type IIIA is part of Safariland's ABA Xtreme Series of concealable armor and features a flexible, hybrid design that combines Honeywell Gold Shield ballistic material with Twaron Microlaminate.

Oklahoma Deputy's Ballistic Vest Stops Four Chest Shots

August 22, 2010
Leeds was shot Wednesday night during a traffic stop west of Shawnee, when he approached a red extended-cab Chevrolet truck with three men. One of the suspects opened the rear window and fired at the deputy.

Point Blank to Outfit Washington DC Metro SWAT with Tactical Armor

July 21, 2010
Point Blank Solutions, Inc., today announced a new contract with Washington DC Metro SWAT to supply 90 tactical vests and related accessories, including leg armor and protective plates, among others. This latest contract was awarded to PACA Body Armor, Point Blank's subsidiary.

Vests Past Their Prime

July 20, 2010

When your body armor warranty expires and you receive a new vest, what do you do with the old one? From recycling to repurposing, there are multiple options depending on your agency's policies and resources.

Outlast Technologies and Point Blank Solutions Bring Cooling Comfort to Body Armor

July 15, 2010
Advanced Outlast Technology with temperature-regulating benefits integrated into select Point Blank ballistic systems is designed to provide officers optimal year-round comfort and protection.

BAE Developing Revolutionary Liquid Body Armor

July 12, 2010
The suit works using a viscous compound which, when attached to traditional Kevlar, absorbs the force of a bullet and responds by becoming thicker. It is hoped the compound will used to make much lighter, more flexible and effective armored vests for soldiers on the front line.

Safariland Introduces PROTECH Z-BR01 Type IIIA Tactical Vest

June 5, 2010
The Z-BR01 gives tactical officers the versatility of a front opening style vest that provides comfort and performance in the PROTECH tactical line of products that offer an array of carriers to accommodate front-opening-style vests such as the Rapid Response F1 and Cover 6 Plus.

California Reinstates Body Armor Ban for Felons

June 3, 2010
The new bill signed by the governor reworded the definition of body armor to include "any bullet-resistant material intended to provide ballistic and trauma protection for the person wearing the body armor."

SHOT Show 2010: Armor Express Wolverine DM

May 21, 2010

Armor Express shows off its Wolverine DM tactical vest at SHOT Show 2010.

SHOT Show 2010: Armor Express Soft Armor

May 21, 2010

Armor Express shows off their latest in soft armor at SHOT Show 2010.

Certified-Dyneema Ballistic Helmet, Insert and Vest Arrive at German Trade Show

May 5, 2010
The new concepts for vests, helmets and inserts are all based on Dyneema SB (Soft Ballistic) and HB (Hard Ballistic) systems and provide greater protection to German law enforcement officers.

MN01 Type IIA Ballistic Vest

April 29, 2010
Safariland's new MN01 Type IIA ballistic vest introduces the Monarch Series as part of the Second Chance brand. The MN01 is a hybrid design of multiple types of ballistic-resistant material.

Safariland Adds NIJ Standard-0101.06 Body Armor Model

April 20, 2010
The HP01 Type II is part of the ABA, Xtreme Series for concealable armor and was tested against the 9mm and .357 mag. The HP01 Type II is a hybrid armor design featuring Geometric technology and Curv framing.

U.S. Armor's Rifle Plate Carriers

April 20, 2010

Trevor Zantos of U.S. Armor shows us two new rifle plate carriers designed for active shooter scenarios at POLICE-TREXPO West. The carriers offer more mag pouches and MOLLE options. Video shot and edited by Kelly Bracken.

Safariland Adds Another NIJ Standard-0101.06 Multi-Threat Armor Model to Its Line

April 3, 2010
Safariland, a BAE Systems line of business, announced today that it has released another armor model that satisfies the requirements of the National Institute of Justice's (NIJ) new Voluntary Body Armor Compliance Testing Program under NIJ Standard-0101.06 (NIJ-06).

First Choice Armor Announces Synergy Series NIJ .06 Level IIIA Certification

April 2, 2010
First Choice Armor announces the NIJ 0101.06 certification of its latest Synergy Series of high-performance, lightweight body armor. This new model is
available in concealable and tactical body armor configurations.

NYPD Officer Shot Three Times, Suspect Killed in Firefight

March 23, 2010
A bulletproof vest saved the life of a young Bronx cop shot three times by a man who snapped after his mother's home health aide spurned his romantic advances.

Safariland Adds Two New NIJ-06 Models to its Family of Armor Solutions

March 4, 2010
Safariland has released two additional armor models that satisfy the requirements of the National Institute of Justice's (NIJ) new Voluntary Body Armor Compliance Testing Program under NIJ Standard-0101.06 (NIJ-06).

Police Product Test: Pelican Hardigg FieldPak

February 5, 2010

We review the Pelican Products Hardigg FieldPak, 5.11 Tactical Scout Folder Knife, BlackHawk Tactical Ballistic Vest Carrier, and Tango Down AR Magazines and Rail Covers.

Body Armor Maker Protective Products Files For Bankruptcy

February 1, 2010
After declaring bankruptcy earlier this month, Protective Products of America, a Florida-based body armor manufacturer, ceased public trading of its stock, appointed a new chief executive and began an internal investigation, the company has announced.
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