Latest Ballistic vest Stories

2009-06-30 07:30:00

SPINDALE, N.C., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to a ballistic-resistant vest manufactured by First Choice Armor, North Kingstown, RI Officer Travis Maiato suffered only minor injuries after being shot in the back on the morning of May 17, 2009.

2009-06-29 09:00:00

Engineers at the University of Leeds are working on a new type of body armour made from cement.

2009-06-24 09:00:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has introduced a new Gold Shield(R) ballistic material with improved ability to stop bullets and fragments in military and police armor applications. The new ballistic material, Honeywell Gold Shield GN-2117, has demonstrated up to a 10 percent weight reduction when compared to Honeywell's traditional Gold Flex(R) material, which is also used in soft armor applications.

2009-06-18 06:50:00

SPINDALE, N.C., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- First Choice Armor is pleased to announce the approval of the first of many body armor models that meets or exceeds the National Institute of Justice's (NIJ) Voluntary Body Armor Compliance Testing Program NIJ Standard-0101.06 (NIJ-06). First Choice Armor's vest model TBL-II S6X Threat Level II is an extension to its existing popular Thin Blue Line series available in both custom-measured and off-the-rack sizes.

2009-06-03 15:38:00

- Patent-Pending Design Delivers Greater Protection for Law Enforcement Officers - Paraclete(R) ComforTech Reinforcements Combine Flexibility with Performance PITTSBURGH, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA), the world's leading provider of safety equipment, today announced it is among the first manufacturers of ballistic body armor to have a product certified as meeting rigorous new performance standards adopted by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ).

2009-06-01 09:00:00

Storm-A-Rest(TM) panels protect windows and doors from up to 175 mph winds MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that hurricane-resistant storm curtains containing Honeywell Spectra(R) fiber have been certified under Florida building code to withstand winds of up to 175 mph, the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane.

2009-05-26 06:35:00

SPINDALE, N.C., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- First Choice Armor & Equipment, Inc. announced today the addition of Mr. Jim Hodges to its senior management team. Mr. Hodges has over 35 years of federal government service, with 20 years of that in the US Armed Forces (Army).

2009-05-21 09:58:55

While today's law enforcement officers don't wear utility belts full of crimefighting gadgets like Batman, they do rely on a variety of state-of-the-art technologies to do their jobs efficiently and safely.

2009-03-13 08:08:00

Award Ensures Continued Production at Company's Newport, Vermont Facility PITTSBURGH, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA) announced today that it has been awarded a two-year $45 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia (DSCP) to supply U.S.

2009-03-10 13:00:00

TRUMBULL, Conn., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Army has honored M Cubed Technologies with a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Success Story Award for the development and commercialization of advanced ceramic armor for troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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