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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...

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.

 

'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 ...

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 ...

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...

Half the Day is Night

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Night Vision Devices About Night Vision Devices You Need to Know When I first joined the Army, my unit was still using the old “Starlight” style ri...