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Point Blank Enterprises Rolls Out Level II and Level IIIA Alpha Elite Series Armor Systems

January 9, 2014
Point Blank Enterprises Inc., today unveiled the Alpha Elite Series NIJ Level II and IIIA tactical and concealable body-armor systems. Point Blank has announced that the full line of Alpha Elite Series products will be unveiled at the SHOT Show.

IACP 2013: Both Sides of Today’s Police Products

December 23, 2013

There's the stuff that you would expect to see at any law enforcement exposition and there's the stuff that seems to have dropped out of a science fiction movie. And all of it has the potential to be important to what you do in contemporary policing.

IACP 2013: Point Blank and Dyneema Develop New Lightweight Body Armor

October 24, 2013
Point Blank has tested its Alpha Elite model AXIIIA with rounds exceeding 2,000 feet per second. The armor will be available in Point Blank concealed configurations and in Paraclete tactical models.

Point Blank Enterprises Products Available on GSA Website

August 9, 2013
Agencies can purchase Point Blank Body Armor, PACA Body Armor, Paraclete, and Protective Products Enterprises from the U.S. General Services Administration online shopping website.

Concealable Body Armor Gets More Comfortable

July 19, 2013

Since the NIJ-6 standard was issued, both law enforcement uniform and body armor manufacturers have been looking for new methods of making ballistic-resistant soft body armor that meets the dictates of the standard, but is also thinner, lighter, and more thermally bearable.

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.

SHOT Show 2013: Best of Show

January 29, 2013

The big trend at this year's SHOT Show was flashlights so bright that they can probably take X-rays. Police staff members accidentally got blasted a few times with these 700-lumen light sabers, and they are more less-lethal weapons than illumination tools.

Body Armor: Protecting Those Who Serve

July 17, 2012

To date, only 60% of agencies require officers to don body armor on duty. In an effort to increase those numbers and ultimately save lives, the Bulletproof Vest Partnership, which reimburses up to 50% of a vest's purchase price, now requires agencies receiving funds to have a written mandatory wear policy for uniformed patrol officers.

SHOT Show: Point Blank Enterprises, Inc.

February 14, 2012
Body armor suppliers Point Blank, Protective Products, PACA, and Paraclete merged in late 2011. POLICE Magazine spoke with executives from the company at SHOT Show 2012 in Las Vegas about what the merger means for law enforcement officers who use their products.

SHOT Show 2012: Point Blank and Protective Products Introduce Body Armor Lines

January 17, 2012
Point Blank Enterprises and Protective Products Enterprises introduced several body armor products here at SHOT Show 2012, following the company's merger earlier this year.

Point Blank's First Tri-Compliant Ballistic Armor Package Passes NIJ Testing

September 16, 2011
Point Blank's FIIIA ballistic package is the latest NIJ .06 ballistic system that meets FBI and DEA testing protocols with a 9mm 124-grain FMJ V-50 exceeding 2,000 feet per second.

Concealable Ballistic Vests

July 28, 2011

You spend every shift for several years wearing the same ballistic vest under your uniform. You know it's there keeping you safe, but it's even better when you aren't constantly aware of this protection because it fits just right. Thanks to thinner, more advanced ballistic packages as well as carriers featuring high-tech materials and designs, manufacturers are able to make concealable vests more comfortable and effective. Here's a look at some standout vests available right now.

NIJ Requires Mandated Wear for Body Armor Funds In Dallas

March 3, 2011
The NIJ has informed the agency that, "If we're going to supply funds, we expect the officers to wear the vests," Janse said. "In order for us to continue receiving the funds, they're asking us to make it mandatory."

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.

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.

SHOT Show 2010: Best of Show

March 26, 2010

There was a lot more to see at this year's SHOT Show than backup weapons. Glock announced a major facelift of its duty pistols, Bushmaster launched a new combat rifle, and numerous companies pumped out cool police products. Here's a quick look at some of our favorites.

Point Blank Solutions Receives NIJ .06 Seal of Approval for Body Armor

July 17, 2009
Point Blank Solutions announced that three of the company's flagship ballistic armor systems have been certified as meeting new rigorous performance standards set forth by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ).

SHOT Show 2009: Best of Show

March 1, 2009

There were law enforcement exhibits in the lobby, in the hallways, in the meeting rooms from one end of the rambling convention center to the other. And they had a lot of great products on display. Here's a look at our favorites from this year's SHOT.

Tactical Body Armor

August 1, 2008

A selection of the newest ballistic vests designed for high-risk SWAT missions.

Buzz Kill

July 1, 2008

The ThorShield fabric backing on this Point Blank ballistic vest carrier effectively shorts out electro-conductive devices to prevent a shock.

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