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Excavation Of Ancient Battlefield Turns Up Roman Soldier's Chain Mail
2013-09-11 07:11:55

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online During an excavation of a Roman-Germanic battlefield at the Harzhorn in Lower Saxony, a team of archaeologists from Freie Universität Berlin made an amazing discovery. In the Northeim district north of Göttingen near Kalefeld, the research team led by Prof. Dr. Michael Meyer discovered the chain mail of a Roman soldier from the Third Century AD. This discovery represents the first time such a well preserved piece of body armor was...

2013-08-14 12:20:33

Leading Ballistic Manufacturer To Hire 250 to Support Production of the Army's New Lightweight Helmet HEBRON, Ohio, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ArmorSource, LLC (ArmorSource) today announced its award for the first delivery order of the Lightweight, Advanced Combat Helmet (LW ACH). The award is a two-year, $92,681,250 fixed price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The award marks a significant step in the Army's efforts to lighten the soldier's load, as this award...

2013-08-06 16:25:30

Unequal protection helps advance player safety in football as NFL adopts rule change KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Unequal(®) Technologies, the leading provider of customized, concealed sports protection, announced today that the National Football League (NFL) has approved the use of Unequal thigh protectors. NFL players will be required to wear thigh and knee pads following a rule change adopted by the NFL. (Photo:...

2013-08-05 08:21:15

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Point Blank Enterprises ("PBE"), the worldwide leader in the production of soft body armor and related protective solutions, today announced that the company's U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule is now publicly available online through the GSA Advantage!® website. Under contract number GS-07F-9029D, Point Blank Enterprises has been approved to sell to government agencies, all of its major product lines, including...

2013-07-31 08:34:26

KDH Defense Inc. today announced new products for the KDH line of NIJ 0101.06 certified level II and level IIIA ballistic EDEN, N.C., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KDH Defense Inc. today announced new products for the KDH line of NIJ 0101.06 certified level II and level IIIA ballistics. The release of the MDF-101-II, LTSTF-102-II, and the LTSTF-102-IIIA packages are specifically designed for our female officers. The Los Angeles Police Department is now using KDH's new LTSTF-102-II...

2013-07-23 08:23:24

WILMINGTON, Del., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking the next steps in its transformation to a higher growth company, DuPont today is realigning its leadership team to accelerate its integrated science execution across the company and is exploring strategic alternatives for its Performance Chemicals segment. These steps are part of DuPont's transformation to a higher growth, less cyclical company that integrates its unique scientific capabilities in biology, chemistry and materials...

2013-06-27 23:02:18

Neutral Posture develops an office chair with a detachable bullet resistant vest to protect employees and reduce fear in the work place. Bryan, TX (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Fresh off the assembly line, The Guardian Chair came back from the NeoCon office furniture expo in Chicago as the winner of the Best of NeoCon award. Neutral Posture, a Texas-based designer and maker of ergonomic chairs, manufactured the chair for the employee that doesn’t need to wear a ballistic vest all day, but wants...

2013-06-26 12:21:25

System serves as replacement liner for military and law enforcement ballistic helmets CLEVELAND, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Wendy, maker of leading-edge, multiple-application products that serve to protect against serious and potentially life-threatening impact-related injuries, has released the REVOLVE(TM) Helmet Liner System for military and law enforcement ballistic helmets. REVOLVE(TM) is a three-piece impact-mitigating system designed to be a replacement liner for most...

2013-06-24 23:02:15

DuPont Protection Technologies announces increase in Kevlar® colored yarn capacity. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 DuPont Protection Technologies announced today that it is increasing its capacity to produce specialty colored DuPont™ Kevlar® yarn. This is in response to growing demand from customers for colored yarns used in a range of thermal, cut protection and composites for consumer and industrial applications. DuPont, the world’s only producer of Kevlar®,...

2013-06-19 12:20:40

Providing up to 6 hours of protection, innovation could set a new safety standard WOOD DALE, Ill., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Setting a milestone for in-flight safety, commercial aerospace and defense contractor AAR (NYSE: AIR) announces development of a Fire Resistant Container (FRC) that has proved capable of containing an onboard fire for up to six hours of flight. By partnering with DuPont, a leading science and innovation company, AAR was able to incorporate DuPont(TM)...


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45_492618f1a386d64b3214b2ba47f628ad
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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