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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.
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...
Advanced Ceramics

Market Size for Ceramic Armor Forecasted at $3.04B by 2025*

According to Grand View Research, Inc. the global market for ceramic armor is expected to reach $3.04B USD by 2025. This represents a 7.2%...
Bulletproof backpack

Louisiana Lawmakers Pass Law Allowing Students to Wear Protective Body Armor

Children in Louisiana will soon be able to wear bulletproof backpacks to school. On Tuesday, the House overwhelmingly voted 82-6 to let students wear...
Lakewood Police

Body Armor Given Credit for Saving the Life of a Police...

Officer Jon Key of the Lakewood Police Department never had time to exit his patrol car before being struck by a bullet on July...
CIEPE 2018

EnGarde Introduces New Body Armor Models at CIEPE

On May 15, EnGarde® will introduce the newly redesigned Rhinotm and Patroltm body armor for law enforcement at CIEPE in Beijing, China. CIEPE is sponsored by Ministry of...

Morgan Advanced Materials, Composites & Defense Systems to Close its Coventry...

Consultations have begun with workers at the Foleshill Road factory about layoffs. The company that manufactures specialized armored vehicles and body armor for the Ministry...

Sheriff’s Office Issues Rifle Body Armor To Deputies

In the middle of April 2018, the Sheriff’s Office began issuing rifle-rated body armor to all patrol Deputies and Detectives. The Sheriff’s Office issues...

Recent Ban on Body Armor for Most Chicago Residents Now Being...

The City Council will review the ban after many have criticized it as being too restrictive. Clerks in 7-Eleven stores located in high-crime areas...

Armor Manufacturers to Showcase Lightweight Armor Designs Made with Dyneema® Force...

Leading armor manufacturers will demonstrate their lightest weight armor designs, made possible by Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology material for ballistic protection, at ExpoSeguridad April...

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