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Los Angeles mayor says everyone should cover their faces while outside to fight coronavirus

Los Angeles mayor says everyone should cover their faces while outside to fight coronavirus
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday urged all Angelinos to wear non-medical face masks when venturing outside to combat the spread of the...

DHS S&T Lab ‘Focuses’ on Body Armor for Women in Law Enforcement

DHS S&T Lab ‘Focuses’ on Body Armor for Women in Law Enforcement
Law enforcement in the United States remains a male-dominated profession. According to recent reports published by the Department of Justice (PDF,...

The US military is putting sensors on body armor that can detect and measure exposure to potentially harmful blasts

The US military is putting sensors on body armor that can detect and measure exposure to potentially harmful blasts
In the wake of an Iranian missile attack on US forces in Iraq in early January, 110 US troops were diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injuries. Initial reports indicated there were no injuries, due in large part to the difficulty of detecting and diagnosing TBIs, Defense Department officials have explained.

7 Tips from MD to Block the Coronavirus. Things You Do Need to Stock Up On.

7 Tips from MD to Block the Coronavirus. Things You Do Need to Stock Up On.
James Robb, the author of this article, was a professor of pathology at the University of California San Diego, and as such was one of the first mo...

Researchers Develop Formula That Makes Body Armor Substantially Stronger

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Boron carbide is very effective at stopping bullets fired from most handguns. But when bullets are coming at it faster than 900 meters per second, its ballistic performance is quickly lost and it cannot be relied upon

Using Silicon For More Efficient Body Armor

Using Silicon For More Efficient Body Armor
This post is also available in: עברית (Hebrew) Scientists at Texas A&M University are working to develop more durable body armor. Th...

Body Armor Close To Vibranium? The Future Is Here!

Body Armor Close To Vibranium? The Future Is Here!
Vibranium may only exist in the Marvel universe and have an extraterrestrial origin (of course), but we’re getting closer and closer to creating su...

The Evolving Urban Threat

The Evolving Urban Threat
...despite the changing threat levels in our society, there are easy and unobtrusive methods you can take to mitigate the risks and better protect yourself and your work place or home. The key is to keep up with technology, because we know the bad guys will.

 

The SOB II Collapsible Defense System

The SOB II Collapsible Defense System
Strong ballistic shields are the need of the hour. Whether or not should you have a body armor panel depends on where you are working. People who a...

'Tis the Season to be Safe!

'Tis the Season to be Safe!
With the sharp uptick in online shopping, we are now learning that there is a corresponding uptick in porch piracy. Roughly thirty percent of Americans have experienced a porch theft of a delivered package.  

Prepare Now For the Unexpected

Prepare Now For the Unexpected
With fires raging across California, other parts of the country in unusually cold temperatures, and increase in drought and other weather activitie...

Another Active Shooter Incident: How to be Prepared

Another Active Shooter Incident: How to be Prepared
Chances are, if you are reading this blog, you are aware of the recent spat of active shooter events. I’m also guessing that you are well aware of ...