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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.
Hopkinton Fire

Firefighters in Hopkington, MA Get Bulletproof Vests & Helmets

When Hopkinton, MA paramedics were called last December to a scene where a man had barricaded himself inside an outbuilding holding a sawed-off shotgun,...
NIJ Standard 0101.07

Preview of NIJ’s Updated Body Armor Standard

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is updating its standard for how ballistic protection is to be tested and certified. NIJ Standard 0101.07 is...
Second Chance body armor

Second Chance Body Armor Settles Defective Bulletproof Vests Case

The U.S. Justice Department announced that Richard Davis, founder and former CEO and president of Second Chance Body Armor, Inc., has agreed to settle...
military body armor

How the Most Powerful Military Organizations in the World Use Body...

Various forms of body armor have been in existence about as long as guns. However, the types of protective gear that can actually stop...
Police Fort Collings

Fort Collins Law Enforcement Looking For Stronger Ballistic Vests Due to...

Now that mass shootings are occurring more frequently in the United States, law enforcement in Northern Colorado is looking for ways to provide officers...

Armored Cars in Mexico And Brazil in Higher Demand Due to...

The armored car industry in Mexico has been good for years, catering to more than just the wealthy class. People who can afford it...
stab-proof vest

Man Stabs Himself to Death When Testing Out “Stab-Proof Vest”

An unbelievable tragedy occurred when Jordan Easton, a 22-year-old English man killed himself testing a “stab-proof vest” he was wearing. The vest was obviously not...
Border Patrol Agent

Ballistic Vest Saves the Life of Arizona Border Patrol Agent

An Arizona Border Patrol Agent was shot last Tuesday while checking sensor activity in Arivaca, AZ according to Rodolfo Karisch, Chief Patrol Agent. “Our agent,...
A-Ultra

British/US Damage Detection Device A-Ultra for Body Armor Wins Innovation Award

Engineers at Cardiff University collaborated with Microsemi, a California company, on a revolutionary system that can spot body armor damage. A-Ultra is the device...
Graphene Composites

Body Armor Company Successfully Raising Money Through Crowdfunding

A Sedgefield-based nano-materials company is pioneering a technologically advanced type of body armor with money raised through crowdfunding. Graphene Composites (GC) is now approaching...

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