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2012-02-20 07:00:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced that it has been selected by the U.S. Army to develop an alternative warhead for the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS). ATK was one of three companies competing to proceed into the Engineering and Manufacturing Design and Demonstration (EMDD) phase of the program. ATK will be a subcontractor to GMLRS prime contractor Lockheed Martin. The GMLRS alternative warhead eliminates the use of submunitions, but...

2012-02-06 11:00:00

Forensic Technology Opens Submissions for the Calvin H. Goddard Award. The award is to be presented in late June at the AFTE Training Seminar. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) February 06, 2012 Forensic Technology is very proud to once again open nominations for the Calvin H. Goddard Award for Excellence in Firearm Identification. In its 11th year, this annual contest recognizes excellence in the area of firearm identification. The prize consists of a scholarship to attend AFTE´s (Association...

2012-01-30 07:15:00

BRIGHTON, Colo., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartRounds Technology, LLC, "SRT" of Brighton, Colorado, announced today their new SmartRounds(TM) smart bullets. "We have been working the past three years on our less-lethal arms and have finally arrived at several effective rounds along with a reliable delivery system. The 18 mm, .680 caliber, d-shaped, rifled rounds are fired from gas-powered launchers at upwards of 450 feet per second and have an effective range of 100 yards,"...

2011-10-06 05:18:00

EDEN, N.C., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KDH Defense Systems, Inc. (KDH), a leading manufacturer of American-made custom body armor solutions for military, law enforcement and federal agencies, today unveiled an innovative and strategic sales team for its national and local law enforcement sales operations. "KDH intends to be aggressive and hit the ground running, competing for every opportunity," said Dave Kass, National Sales Director for KDH. "Having a presence in key local markets is...

2011-09-29 07:00:00

ANOKA, Minn., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced that it is being awarded a $46.5 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for AA40 5.56mm frangible ammunition by the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division in Crane, Ind. The AA40 5.56mm frangible ammunition is a commercial product that will be used by the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard in rifles and carbines chambered for this caliber without modification. The...

2011-09-22 05:18:00

EDEN, N.C., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KDH Defense Systems, Inc. (KDH), a leading manufacturer of American-made custom body armor solutions for military, law enforcement and federal agencies, has announced the appointment of Ronald J. Gburek as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Gburek will lead the company's strategic initiatives which are focused on expanding the market share of KDH's industry leading body armor solutions while overseeing the company's operations, sales and marketing...

2011-09-15 07:00:00

Laipac Technology, Inc. the global leader in GPS tracking, today announced the release of the S911 Vest a GPS live tracking vest with functional body armour impact system designed for tactical law enforcement. Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 The S911 GPS Vest is a high coverage assault protection designed for military, tactical law enforcement and VIP personnel that demand the highest protection. It is the invisible eye for the Commander during critical missions....

2011-09-14 10:00:00

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Point Blank Solutions, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: PBSO), a leader in the field of protective body armor, today announced the availability of its newest FIIIA ballistic package for the federal and commercial markets. This latest FIIIA solution has been determined to comply with the industry's most stringent testing protocols for body armor performance - the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Standard-0101.06. Additionally, the FIIIA package...

2011-09-08 05:18:00

EDEN, N.C., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KDH Defense Systems, Inc. (KDH), a leading manufacturer of American-made custom body armor solutions for military, law enforcement and federal agencies, today announced that it has received notification that seven (7) of its new ballistic body armor packages have been certified by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the research, development and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice, under the new NIJ Standard-0101.06. These new...

2011-08-03 13:06:53

In the first nationwide study of stray-bullet shootings, Garen Wintemute, professor of emergency medicine and director of the Violence Prevention Research Program at UC Davis School of Medicine and Medical Center, quantifies mortality and injury among victims of these unexpected events. His research is published as a letter in the August 3 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. "Stray-bullet shootings create fear and insecurity in many communities," said Wintemute. "People...