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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...

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.

 

How to Buy Body Armor for Undercover Officers

How to Buy Body Armor for Undercover Officers

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...

Select the Right Body Armor for Your Needs

select the right body armor for your needs
If there is a chance you could find yourself in a situation where bullets are flying, it may be time to buy a bulletproof vest. These vests are usu...

What 4 Questions You Should Be Asking When It’s Time To Buy Body Armor?

What 4 Questions You Should Be Asking When It’s Time To Buy Body Armor?
Law enforcement officers that opt not to wear body armor on a regular basis are up to four times more likely to be killed from a gunshot wound to t...

Holiday Gift Guide for Military and Law Enforcement

holiday gifts for military and law enforcement
As we get closer to the holidays, some people (present company included) are still working on their shopping lists. And if you have a Service Membe...

How To Increase The Lifespan Of A Bulletproof Vest?

How To Increase The Lifespan Of A Bulletproof Vest?
How To Improve The Lifespan Of A Bulletproof Vest? Most people are under the mistaken impression that as long as a bulletproof vest has not been da...

Why Body Armor Should Be Worn During Training

Why Body Armor Should Be Worn During Training
Why Ballistic Vests Should Be Worn During Training The only way police officers can learn how body armor will affect their performance is by wearin...

Concealable Body Armor and Why You Should Consider It

Concealable Body Armor
Concealable Body Armor | NIJ Certified Bullet & Stab Proof Body Armor It always surprised me to find that some of the cops I worked with did n...