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SHOT Show 2011: Safariland Inducts Officers Into Saves Club

January 19, 2011
Safariland Saves Club Liaison Ed Hinchey said membership in the club was "extremely exclusive." Safariland inducts officers into the Saves Club only after a Safariland body armor product protects them from death or serious injury.

SCOTUS: Felons Still Can't Own Body Armor

January 10, 2011
The court declined to hear the appeal of Cedrick Alderman, an ex-convict from Washington state who challenged a 2002 federal law making it a crime for former felons to possess body armor. Alderman was sentenced to 18 months in prison after he was found with body armor during a police stop.

Body Armor Saves Ohio Officer

January 4, 2011
Ashtabula (Ohio) Police Lt. Rodney Blaney is now recovering from a round that struck the ballistic armor covering his chest and saving his life during a traffic stop.

Safariland Adds MN01 Type IIIA Ballistic Vest to Second Chance Summit Series

December 15, 2010
The Second Chance MN01 Type IIIA is a thin, flexible design that features a hybrid of DuPont Kevlar ballistic materials. The combination of these materials, including DuPont Kevlar XP, provides enhanced ballistic performance against special threats such as FN Five-seven's 5.7mm hollow-point round.

Safariland Adds First NIJ-06 Model to Female Savvy Line

December 14, 2010
The SM01F Type IIIA is the first NIJ-06 compliant, form-fit female armor to be added to this brand and has been tested against the .357 SIG and .44 Magnum rounds.

Safariland Adds Female Model to ABA Xtreme Armor Line

December 8, 2010
As the first NIJ-06 female armor to be added to this brand, the XT01F Type II was tested against 9mm and .357 Magnum rounds. The XT01F Type II is a hybrid, female semi-structured design that incorporates covered dart technology and Honeywell's Gold Shield material.

XT01 IIIA ABA Concealable Vest

November 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 for enhanced ballistic and chemical resistance.

Ballistic Vest Deodorizer

October 31, 2010
ArmorPur specifically targets body armor odor, eliminating it rather than masking or covering it up. Moreover, it accomplishes this with a no-bleach formula and within the specifications required for body armor.

PROTECH NIJ-06 Hard Armor Plate

October 31, 2010
Manufactured using a ceramic-aramid composite, the 2220-1 is a contoured, multi-curve plate design with a military-style shooter's cut to offer greater range of motion in the arm and upper chest area while shouldering a long arm weapon.

Safariland Adds Armor Model to Second Chance Summit Series

October 27, 2010
Safariland's MN01 Type II body armor can defend against increased velocities of ammunition calibers that better reflect current street threats and law enforcement duty weapons.

DSM Dyneema Material Improves Ballistic Vests

October 20, 2010
Compared to DSM Dyneema SB21, the new Dyneema SB51 material demonstrates improvements up to 20 percent for specific bullet and test specifications on ballistics vests.

Diamondback Tactical Acquires First Choice Armor Assets

September 29, 2010
D-Back Acquisition Co., parent company of Diamondback Tactical, announced today that it has acquired the assets of First Choice Armor & Equipment, Inc.

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."
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