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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...

2010-10-06 07:00:00

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Point Blank Solutions, Inc. (OTC-BB: PBSOQ.PK), a leader in the field of protective body armor solutions, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Point Blank Body Armor ("PBBA") has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $100,000 to supply over 200, NIJ .06, Vision® Level IIIA concealable body armor systems. The contract was awarded by the Department of the Air Force, Air Force Material Command and production...

2010-09-28 23:47:00

PHOENIX, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- D-Back Acquisition Co., parent company of Diamondback Tactical, announced today that it has acquired the assets of First Choice Armor & Equipment, Inc. This transaction unites the quality and exceptional delivery capabilities of Diamondback with the technology and broad product portfolio of First Choice, creating a market-leader in personal and tactical protection products for the domestic and international law enforcement and military markets. "The...

2010-09-27 13:36:00

LOWELL, Mass., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Xenith, LLC announced today it has raised $10.5 million in equity financing from its existing investors. The funds will be used to continue the company's research and development activities for head protection applications, as well as expand its production, sales and marketing capabilities. Xenith was founded in 2004 by Vin Ferrara, a former Harvard University quarterback with medical and business degrees from Columbia University. Ferrara and...

2010-09-07 07:00:00

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 7 /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, Point Blank Body Armor ("PBBA") has been awarded a three-year contract to supply its NIJ .06 compliant, Hi-Lite(TM) Level II body armor system to the Detroit Police Department. "The Detroit PD is a very important customer to our organization and we are honored to supply them with the...

2010-09-01 14:43:03

Providing body armor to all law enforcement officers in the United States would provide enough benefit to justify the cost, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Analyzing police officer shootings over a four-year period, the study found that wearing body armor more than tripled the likelihood that an officer would survive a shooting to the torso and estimated that providing such equipment to all officers nationally would save at least eight lives annually. While most police departments...

2010-08-30 15:00:00

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 30 /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 the Virginia State Police contract for soft body armor, which applies to all state, city and county law enforcement and corrections agencies. "We are honored to have been selected by the State of Virginia as their trusted supplier of soft body...


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2010-12-03 22:35:03

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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2010-11-19 17:31:54

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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