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2014-07-15 12:20:46

Advanced material helps provide increased protection at lighter, more comfortable weight MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its Spectra Shield(®) ballistic material is being used as a critical component for body armor plates recently introduced by Reed Composite Solutions (RCS). The ballistic material is being used in RCS's AMUR(TM) Models 3600 and 3610 rigid plates, which are inserted into law enforcement and military...

2011-06-22 09:00:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has been awarded a three-year contract from the U.S. Army to provide advanced ballistic materials that will improve the performance and reduce the weight of combat helmets. Under the contract, Honeywell will deliver helmets made with next-generation Spectra Shield® and Gold Shield® ballistic materials to the Army for testing and evaluation. Honeywell's...

2011-05-03 09:00:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has introduced a new ultra-thin Spectra® fiber for high-performance fishing line, offering all the high strength and stretch resistance of Spectra fiber in a slimmer profile that enables smoother casting and better line sensitivity to fish bites. The new product, which is 25 percent thinner than previous Spectra fibers, will allow manufacturers to develop new,...

2011-01-18 09:00:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has added new ballistic materials to its Spectra Shield® II line that offer further weight reduction, greater ballistic performance, and improved safety in soft armor applications, including military and law enforcement vests. The new product, Spectra Shield II SA 4144, offers a 25 percent improvement in ballistic performance compared with the first generation of Spectra...

2010-10-25 07:00:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has expanded its Spectra Shield® II line of ballistic materials for hard armor applications, including breast plates, helmets and vehicles that are lighter, work effectively in high temperatures and keep military personnel safer. The new products, Spectra Shield II SR 3136 and SR 3137, absorb 2 to 6 times more energy than earlier-generation Spectra Shield hard armor products,...

2010-06-22 09:00:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its Spectra Shield® and Gold Shield® materials will provide bullet-resistance to body armor for Indian paramilitary and police forces. As part of a contract awarded by India's Ministry of Home Affairs to MKU Pvt. Ltd., an India-based supplier of body armor, Honeywell's Gold Shield and Spectra Shield composite materials will be the primary ballistics protection...


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