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Now is the time to take safety seriously

Now is the time to take safety seriously
Following the death of George Floyd, cities across the country have erupted in violent rioting. People are getting hurt, and it is certainly dange...

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.

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.

 

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 ...

How to Buy Body Armor for Undercover Officers

How to Buy Body Armor for Undercover Officers

Boy Raises $80K To Buy Protective Ballistic Vests For Police K-9s

Boy Raises $80K To Buy Protective Ballistic Vests For Police K-9s
K-9 officers don't all have ballistic vests. I actually just assumed this was something included in tactical gear for the dogs but the majority of ...

US Body Armor Found with Remains of Korean War Dead at DMZ

US Body Armor Found with Remains of Korean War Dead at DMZ
SEOUL, South Korea -- Body armor that belonged to American soldiers along with Chinese gas masks were unearthed with the remains of Korean War dead...

How to Choose Body Armor?

How to Choose Body Armor?
Introduction With the recent rise in the need for protection, we may want to wear body armor for different reasons. You could be a police officer o...