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The Spanish Civil Guard Buys 25,000 Pieces Of Body Armor

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The General Directorate of the Civil Guard specified to the newspaper El Confidencial Digital the three-year plan to expand the provision of body armor....
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Ballistic Vest Saved Two Policemen From Being Stabbed

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The body armor was a literal life-saver for the two agents of the Spanish National Police that were stabbed by surprise. The incident could...

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Ukraine Defense Ministry Develops Body Armor According To NATO Standards

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The Ukrainian Defense Ministry has developed a ballistic vest according to NATO standards for the first time, the ministry's press service has reported. Prior to...
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Defense Contractor Pleads Guilty to Selling Chinese Body Armor

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A defense contractor has pleaded guilty in Maryland to illegally selling Chinese made body armor and other products to U.S. federal agencies. Arthur Morgan, 67,...

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Ukraine Defense Ministry Develops Body Armor According To NATO Standards

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The Ukrainian Defense Ministry has developed a ballistic vest according to NATO standards for the first time, the ministry's press service has reported. Prior to...
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DSM and Clariter Partner To Pursue Chemical Recycling Solution for Dyneema®-based...

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Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, and Clariter, an international clean-tech company, today announced a strategic partnership to...

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26 Things People Didn’t Know About Bulletproof Vests

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Twenty-six Things You Did not Know About Bullet Proof Vests Bulletproof vests … it’s the one item in a police officer’s job that they take...
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Police Body Armor Is Not A Luxury Item

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They're getting by with a little help from their friends – in Trenton. Police departments in Verona and Cedar Grove are set to receive about...

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This website is dedicated to providing you with the latest science, news, and updates related to personal ballistic protection and bulletproof vests including the physics of protective armor. Since the launch of this website in 2005 there have been enormous advancements in the industry. Both concealable armor as tactical armor solutions have become lighter, more flexible and more resistant due to the development of new materials and innovative designs.

During this same period, the types of threats faced daily by those whose job it is to protect us have increased. For hundreds of thousands of police officers, soldiers, security guards, journalists, firefighters, EMS personnel and even K-9 dogs, their daily routine now includes putting on a ballistic vest.

As a result, the standards for testing have been updated and improved so that users can be confident that the vest they’re wearing will meet the level of threat they’re likely to face. We now know that vests must be replaced every five to ten years so the wearer can be certain their vest is continuing to provide them with the rated protection level.

Another advancement has been the development of protective vests designed for females, including the integration of breast sizing. Female soldiers and those in law enforcement no longer have to wear ill-fitting protective armor designed for men, which can never offer them the protection they need and deserve.

At BodyArmorNews.com you’ll find articles on bulletproof vests and ballistic helmets for law enforcement, private security, and all the military applications. You’ll also receive important tips for increasing the lifespan of your protective vest, choosing the right piece of concealable armor to suit your specific needs, and how to wisely balance protection and comfort.

Our dedicated team, aided by a global network of connections, serves the needs of all individuals and groups interested in the latest trends in ballistic protection. We continuously look for new opportunities to expand and improve our news network so that we can serve you even better.

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