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.

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...
EMS Protective Vests

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...
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®...
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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...
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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...

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