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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.

PROTECH Tactical Expands Line of IMPAC Special Threat Plates

January 29, 2010
PROTECH Tactical's expanded line of IMPAC special threat plates provides ballistic and stab protection for concealable body armor vests.

Safariland's PROTECH Level III Armor Meets NIJ Standard

January 29, 2010
Safariland has satisfied the hard armor plate requirements of the National Institute of Justice's (NIJ) new Voluntary Body Armor Compliance Testing Program under NIJ Standard-0101.06 (NIJ-06).

SHOT Show 2010: Safariland Honors Officers Involved In Shootings

January 21, 2010
Three officers who engaged armed suspects appeared at Safariland's booth at the SHOT Show today to tell the harrowing stories of experiences that resulted in their survival because they wore the company's body armor.

California Court Gives Body Armor To Violent Felons

December 20, 2009
Paul Weber, president of the the Los Angeles Police Protective League officer's union, said the decision will "make criminals more bold and more likely to shoot it out with the police."

Where the Job Is Better Nowadays

December 15, 2009
Once upon a time you had to use your radio to run subjects for wants and warrants. Now, you can run as many subjects as you want. As if that wasn't enough, license plate recognition systems can alert you for warrants.

Justice Department Researcher Who Developed Kevlar Vest Dies

December 2, 2009
Lester Shubin, who is credited with developing the first body armor for law officers, has died at age 84.

Fighting the Wrong Battle

November 30, 2009

More officers may choose to leave their vests in their lockers on hot days or just choose not to buy them.

Unintended Consequences

November 12, 2009

For now, the question that some industry experts are raising about this new NIJ standard - at least off the record - is one of necessity: Was it really necessary to change the standard?

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