Florida’s Point Blank Armor Inc. said it will supply NIJ .06 compliant, Hi-Lite Level II body armor to the Detroit Police Department.
The dollar value of the 3-year contract to the company’s subsidiary, Point Blank Armor, wasn’t disclosed.
“The Detroit PD is a very important customer to our organisation and we are honored to supply them with the protective solutions they need to effectively do their jobs and protect their officers against escalating threat levels,” said Michael Foreman, Point Blank Armor senior vice president, domestic and international sales. “Our strategy to introduce lighter, more flexible solutions with increased ballistic strength provides law enforcement personnel with the protection they need and at affordable prices.”
Point Blank Armor said the Hi-Lite series was designed to meet or exceed Military V50 Specifications in accordance with MIL-STD-662F for 2-4-16-64 gr, RCC fragmentation, exceeds the NIJ 0101.06 standard for bullet-resistant armor and comes equipped with a patented self-suspending ballistic system.
Both the male and female versions include trauma plate insert pockets.
Point Blank Armor said purchase orders will vary in size and duration over this initial 3-year period. Additionally, the contract calls for two, 1-year extensions.