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How to prepare your finances for a natural disaster

How to prepare your finances for a natural disaster
According to a survey by The Weather Company, 40 percent of Americans have no plans on how to handle an emergency and only 16 percent have a preparedness kit ready in case of a severe weather event.

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...

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.

 

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 ...

Your cutting tool is a very effective self-defense tool

Your cutting tool is a very effective self-defense tool
Knives in self-defense Before we cut to the core of this article, let me say up front, for the vast majority of people, a firearm is the best tool ...

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 ...

Bomb Blankets, for when you really, really need a security blanket

Bomb Blankets, for when you really, really need a security blanket
Linus had his security blanket, and modern law enforcement and security personnel now have one too - the bomb blanket. A bomb blanket is a flexible...

Ballistic Panels, Hide in Plain Sight

Ballistic Panels, Hide in Plain Sight
The problem with an active shooter is that we rarely know when and where one will spring up. If we had any inkling of an impending attack, we could...

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...