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Echelon Materials Working on Ballistic Fabric to Defeat Rifle Rounds

The fabric called TiTek uses a defeat mechanism that is cutting-edge, according to Echelon. It’s a patented fabric that weaves tiny, sharp-edged titanium discs into the plane of the fabric using the very Kevlar threads that comprise the fabric. These discs present their sharp edges to the incoming round and cut it to shreds as it passes.

November 16, 2018

Point Blank Prevails in Lawsuit Over Vest Suspension System

The United States Federal Court in the southern district of Florida has denied a motion for class certification of a lawsuit that was filed against Point Blank Enterprises, Inc., and has dismissed the case. In the case, a few individual Ohio police officers and two law enforcement associations alleged that a nationwide class should be certified to pursue claims that Point Blank’s Self-Suspending Ballistic System for shoulder straps used on ballistic vests was defective.

November 5, 2018

Baltimore Police Release BWC Footage of Deadly Gunfight

Baltimore Police Release BWC Footage of Deadly Gunfight

Officer Lippe was struck by three bullets; one hit his body camera, another was deflected by his bullet-proof vest and a third nicked his elbow, police said. Footage from Lippe’s camera was destroyed in the shooting.

October 1, 2018

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

Video: LAPD Releases Video of Officer Shot at Point Blank Range During Traffic Stop

Video: LAPD Releases Video of Officer Shot at Point Blank Range During Traffic Stop

The Los Angeles Police Department has released video on YouTube from a July shooting at a traffic stop that left an officer with a gunshot wound to her leg. The agency released the 10-minute video under a new policy that requires such recordings to be made public within 45 days of an officer-involved shooting.

September 11, 2018

Flying Cross Launches Dual Closure External Armor Vest Cover
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

Video: Iraq War Vet Strives to Make Better Body Armor

Video: Iraq War Vet Strives to Make Better Body Armor

In July 2017, RMA was one of 50 companies selected by the White House for their “Made In America” showcase. That meant a trip to Washington, D.C., and a visit to meet President Trump and Vice President Pence.

April 23, 2018

Version 2.0 of the BulletSafe Bulletproof Vest Now Shipping
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