Scott Burton

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.

Police Officer’s Life Is Spared Thanks To His Ballistic Resistant Vest

NYPD police officer Nguyen, 30 years of age, was listed in stable condition at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center after an occurrence in the Brooklyn...

EnGarde Teams Up With Royal Zoo For Conservation Effort

EnGarde body armor protects elite law enforcement, military and security teams all over the world. Today that world class protection has been extended to...

Detroit Firefighters Dispute Body Armor Purchase

The figurative sparks are flying between the city of Detroit, Michigan, and its firefighter union over body armor. The city claims the NIJ Level...
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Outlet contractor hired to dispose of NYPD’s bullet proof vests, but...

The Daily News found out that the NYPD discovered that their old bulletproof vests were ending up on criminals and as a result, the...

Army Comes Up With Bullet To Pierce Body Armor

The U.S. Army has finally created a bullet that can hit any target wearing a 5.56mm-resistant piece of body armor. Senate Armed Services Committee senators...
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DSM Dyneema Launches First Responders Education Campaign

DSM Dyneema today hosted an event at its North America manufacturing facility to show appreciation for first responders, and announced an upcoming campaign to...
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State Allocates $25M For Purchase Of Rifle-Resistant Vests For Law Enforcement

The downtown Dallas shooting that left five officers dead inspired Sen. Royce West to draft Senate Bill 12, which creates a $25 million state...

East Pierce Fire Department To Receive 30+ Body Armor Vests and...

It appears local firefighters face more than just burning buildings these days, as the Pierce County fire agency has approved the purchase of body...

Nanotubes Make Kevlar Body Armour Smarter

Chinese scientists have used conducting carbon nanotubes and impact-responsive polymers to create a smart Kevlar composite with enhanced ballistic and stab resistance. Body armour...
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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...

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