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Virginia K-9 to Receive Donated Body Armor from Charitable Group

Point Blank Enterprises Awarded Body Armor Contract by U.S. Marine Corps

Point Blank Enterprise Inc. has been awarded a $215.9 million body armor contract by the United States Marine Corps Systems Command. The Marine Corps Low Intensity Threat Environment (LITE) body armor insert is designed to maximize ballistic protection at a reduced weight.

June 26, 2019

KDH Defense Systems Wins Prestigious DEA Contract

KDH Defense Systems Inc. has been awarded a competitive, multiple-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Contract for ballistic body armor from the Drug Enforcement Administration.

September 14, 2018

NIJ Certification: What Does It Mean?

NIJ Certification: What Does It Mean?

There is a lot of confusion these days surrounding body armor – mostly about what it can and cannot do. What rounds will certain levels stop? Should you get soft armor? Hard armor? Steel plate? Ceramic? Concealed? Outer tactical carrier? Part of the confusion stems from three initials: NIJ. How important are those initials when it comes to ballistic protection? The lives of your officers may depend on them.

May 1, 2018

Version 2.0 of the BulletSafe Bulletproof Vest Now Shipping

Safariland Announces 2,000th Body Armor Save

On the night of the incident, Officer Pierce and her K-9 Lex were responding to a call regarding a suspect breaking into vehicles. As she arrived on scene, the suspect fled on a bicycle; Officer Pierce released her K-9, who immediately pursued and detained the suspect. As Officer Pierce closed in to take the suspect into custody, he produced a .45 caliber handgun and shot Pierce at close range directly in the chest, police report.

December 18, 2017

Video: WA Fire Department to Issue Point Blank Armor

Video: WA Fire Department to Issue Point Blank Armor

East Pierce (WA) Fire and Rescue Chief Bud Backer says the Las Vegas mass shooting reinforces the safety precautions he started making months ago. He received approval to purchase 32 sets of ballistic vests and helmets. It is a $75,000 expense, and the vests will have to be replaced every five years. The goal is to be able to reach patients quickly and keep firefighters safe during dangerous calls.

October 6, 2017

Video: 10-Year-Old Skips Birthday Presents to Buy VA K-9 Vest

Video: 10-Year-Old Skips Birthday Presents to Buy VA K-9 Vest

All Virginia Beach (VA) Police Department K-9s now have ballistic vests, and one of them was donated by a 10-year-old girl. She asked for donations instead of having a birthday party to help raise the funds needed to buy a K-9 vest.

November 18, 2016

San Diego Sheriff's K-9s Get Body Armor
Video: Denver Firefighters Using Ballistic Vests, Helmets

Video: Denver Firefighters Using Ballistic Vests, Helmets

When first responders in Denver are called to an active shooting scene, police officers and SWAT teams are no longer the only ones wearing bullet-resistant gear. Denver firefighters are now outfitted with Kevlar vests and helmets.

July 5, 2016

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