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2010-06-03 08:07:00

COLUMBUS, Ga., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- DRIFIRE, leading manufacturer of comfortable flame resistant (FR) clothing and law enforcement apparel, received high ratings in a recent wear test conducted with law enforcement officials at a Delaware police department. DRIFIRE provided DRIFIRE Comfortable FR Wear short-sleeve, lightweight T-shirts, to law enforcement officers, who field-tested the shirts under their regular body armor for an average of 15 days. Wearers then completed a survey and...

2010-04-07 09:10:27

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new way to shape ceramics using a modest electric field, making the process significantly more energy efficient. The process should result in significant cost savings for ceramics manufacturing over traditional manufacturing methods. Ceramics make up significant components of an array of products, including insulators, spark plugs, fuel cells, body armor, gas turbines, nuclear rods, high temperature ball bearings, high...

2010-03-23 07:20:00

SPINDALE, N.C., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- First Choice Armor is pleased to announce the NIJ 0101.06 certification of its latest Synergy(TM) Series of soft, flexible, high-performance, lightweight body armor. This new model is available in concealable and tactical body armor configurations. First Choice Armor's newest armor model, Synergy IIIA XS6X, is an exciting addition to the popular Synergy(TM) series, which is available in standard sizes and may be custom fit upon request. The Synergy...

2009-11-13 07:05:00

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, November 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Teijin Aramid will be exhibiting at the Milipol Trade Fair in Paris from November 17-20, 2009 on booth 11E 068. Among others Teijin Aramid will present the Twaron Ballistic Microfilament Fiber Technology, the Twaron Laminated Fabric Technology (LFT) and the newly developed Twaron Sideguard, a bullet side exit protection for body armor. Teijin Aramid presents its Twaron Ballistic Microfilament Fiber technology, which,...

2009-10-14 07:10:00

SPINDALE, N.C., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- First Choice Armor is pleased to announce the approval of the first female body armor that meets and exceeds the National Institute of Justice's (NIJ) Voluntary Body Armor Compliance Testing Program NIJ Standard-0101.06 (NIJ-06). First Choice Armor has always offered female engineered ballistic packages for all standards including the new and more stringent NIJ 0101.06. Female Officers do not have to settle for gender neutral or unisex designs....

2009-10-05 07:30:00

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Point Blank Solutions, Inc. ("PBSI", OTC Pink Sheets: PBSO), a leader in the field of protective body armor, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Point Blank Body Armor, received an award in the amount of $2.4 million from the Defense Supply Center of Philadelphia ("DSCP") to supply its Vision concealable vest and plate carriers to support the U.S. Army's Military Police. The Company will begin production in October...

2009-09-09 07:30:00

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Point Blank Solutions, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: PBSO), a leader in the field of protective body armor, today announced that the Company's subsidiaries, Point Blank Body Armor and Protective Apparel Corporation of America (PACA), will be demonstrating its new NIJ .06-certified ballistic systems at the 2009 National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) Conference. Among the latest solutions to be showcased, are the improved Dragon...

2009-08-31 13:59:00

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Point Blank Solutions, Inc. ("PBSI", OTC Pink Sheets: PBSO), a leader in the field of protective body armor, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Point Blank Body Armor, received an award in the amount of $18.2 million to supply ballistic components (Outer Tactical Vest Ballistic Conversion Kits) to meet an international requirement. The Company will begin production in October 2009 and expects to complete the order by...

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2009-08-26 12:30:00

Using numerical hydrodynamic computer simulations, Lawrence Livermore scientists Willy Moss and Michael King, along with University of Rochester colleague Eric Blackman, have discovered that nonlethal blasts can induce enough skull flexure to generate potentially damaging loads in the brain, even without direct head impact.Traumatic brain injury (TBI) results from mechanical loads in the brain, often without skull fracture, and causes complex, long-lasting symptoms.TBI in civilians is usually...

2009-08-13 07:00:00

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Point Blank Solutions, Inc. ("PBSI", Pink Sheets: PBSO), a leader in the field of protective body armor, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Point Blank Body Armor, Inc. has been selected as a chosen supplier to produce the Improved Outer Tactical Vest for the US Army ("IOTV Main Buy" - Solicitation W91CRB-07-0079). This five-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract from the US Army REDCOM Acquisition Center,...


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