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Scott Burton
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Scott Burton is the founder and chief editor of the BodyArmorNews.com website. In 2005 his keen interest in the body amor industry motivated Scott to create a platform where he could share and publish body armor related articles.
How does Dupont Kevlar work?

DuPont Closing Part of Charleston Plant

DuPont Co. is transferring the manufacturing of Kevlar from their Charleston, S.C. factory to its Spruance facility in South Richmond, S.C., where they already...
EMS Protective Vests

Pinellas County, FL Fire & Medical Responders Get Protective Vests &...

Firefighters, emergency medical technicians and paramedics gathered in a classroom to find out how to use the new protective gear they been given. They hadn’t...
Dyneema soft ballistics

Research by German Wildau Technical University Confirms Long-term Performance of Dyneema®...

A recent study conducted by German Wildau Technical University related Prof. Dr. Herzog and Prof. Dr. Hendrix proves the long-term ballistic performance of Dyneema®...
force multiplier technology

DSM Dyneema Wins Significant Patent Case In Israel

DSM Dyneema, the inventor and manufacturer of Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber, has prevailed after a long-lasting challenge in Israel of one of its...
honeywell spectra gold shield

Gold Shield Material Protecting Large Police Force in Brazil

Honeywell announced recently that the company’s Gold Shield® ballistic fabrics are being incorporated into products made by Glagio do Brasil, a company that makes...
ballistic vests

Austin Police Distributing 958 New Ballistic Vests to Officers on the...

The Austin Police Department on Monday began providing new ballistic vests to 958 police officers working on the front lines. These vests offer protection...
SHOT show 2017, body armor, ballistic vests

Police Considering Program to Fund Specialized Bulletproof Vests

All of Denton’s 171 police officers must wear their bulletproof vests when in uniform. According to Lee Howell, Denton’s Police Chief, these ballistic vests...

Report on SHOT Show 2017

The largest tradeshow for people working in the field of law enforcement, hunting and the shooting sports, is held every year in Las Vegas,...
NIJ Standard-0101.07 webinar

NIJ Raises the Bar for Body Armor Manufacturers with NIJ Standard-0101.07

Upon releasing the NIJ Standard-0101.06 for Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor in 2008, the NIJ along with its Compliance Testing Program (CTP) began a...
security-refused-to-wear-body-armour

Body Armour to Protect Ten’s Security Again Refused by Police

Security guards hired to protect Ten Network’s reporters and cameramen covering crime scenes have repeatedly asked New South Wales law enforcement for permission to...
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