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2011-06-22 09:00:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has been awarded a three-year contract from the U.S. Army to provide advanced ballistic materials that will improve the performance and reduce the weight of combat helmets. Under the contract, Honeywell will deliver helmets made with next-generation Spectra Shield® and Gold Shield® ballistic materials to the Army for testing and evaluation. Honeywell's...

2011-06-09 00:00:29

Business Development Executive John Cronin Brings a Depth of Body Armor Manufacturing and International Commercialization Expertise to Armor Testing Laboratory Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 H.P. White Laboratory, Inc. announces the addition of John Cronin to its management team; Cronin is now responsible for global Business Development for the world's largest independent test laboratory of personal and vehicular armor. Cronin will lead efforts for developing and launching new business...

2011-03-11 15:30:00

PITTSBURGH, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA (NYSE: MSA) today announced it has received formal notification from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command that its Enhanced Combat Helmet (ECH) design did not meet all performance requirements of the DT2 testing phase of the ECH program. As a result, MSA will not be a participant in an initial U.S. Marines/U.S. Army contract for approximately 240,000 Enhanced Combat Helmets. The Enhanced Combat Helmet is...

2011-01-18 09:00:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has added new ballistic materials to its Spectra Shield® II line that offer further weight reduction, greater ballistic performance, and improved safety in soft armor applications, including military and law enforcement vests. The new product, Spectra Shield II SA 4144, offers a 25 percent improvement in ballistic performance compared with the first generation of Spectra...

2011-01-04 07:30:00

TRUMBULL, Conn., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Under a contract awarded by the United States Army, M Cubed Technologies, Inc. will develop advanced armor to protect Army vehicles and U.S. service personnel from increasingly lethal enemy ballistic threats. The contract was part of the U.S. Army's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. "We are excited to have the opportunity to apply M Cubed's innovative technology to this critical mission," said Randall D. Price, Sr., CEO...

2010-11-23 06:30:00

SASA, Israel, November 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Plasan, a global leader in survivability and combat-proven armor solutions and Q-Flo, University of Cambridge spin-out company, today announced the formation of TorTech Nano Fibres Ltd, a joint venture between the two companies. TorTech, based in Israel, will produce carbon nanotube fiber for the enhancement of body armor and composite armor systems for vehicles. The new material is stronger than Kevlar and other ballistic fabrics, but...

2010-10-22 00:00:36

New Innovation Builds on DuPont Science to Protect People Wilmington, DE (Vocus) October 21, 2010 DuPont has launched Kevlar® XPâ“ž¢ for Hard Armor to provide extra protection and extra performance in ballistic applications. The product is initially targeted for military and police helmets, and tactical plates used in ballistic protective vests. An Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH) used by the U.S. military today can weigh almost four pounds....

2010-10-20 12:59:00

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Point Blank Solutions, Inc. (Pink Sheets: PBSOQ), a leader in the field of protective body armor solutions, announced today that the Company will demonstrate some of the most technologically advanced protective armor systems available, at the 56th Annual Meeting and Exposition of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA). The conference will be held October 25-27 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Among the...

2010-10-13 07:30:00

TRUMBULL, Conn., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Navy has awarded M Cubed Technologies, Inc. a contract to develop advanced, high-performance, lightweight armor for the Marine Corps' Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV), the company announced today. The contract was part of the U.S. Navy's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. "We are honored the U.S. Navy has chosen us for this important project," said Randall D. Price, Sr., CEO and President of M Cubed. "New...

2010-10-12 07:00:00

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Point Blank Solutions, Inc. (Pink Sheets: PBSOQ), a leader in the field of protective body armor solutions, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, PACA Body Armor ("PACA") has been awarded a contract with the City of Columbus, Ohio, Division of Fire valued at approximately $250,000. The competitive solicitation was based on PACA's NATO style tactical carrier design constructed of abrasion resistant, Cordura outer shell materials...


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