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body armor

Clothing designed to resist blast waves, blunt force trauma, heat, penetrating objects, shrapnel, and other potential sources of physical injury.
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Although there are some other quick release ballistic vests available in the market - all have cumbersome systems to jettison the vest of the users body, once taken off, it is a very cumbersome process to reassemble the jacket back again due to the various wire systems used in the vests, it takes a lot of training and time for a soldier to put it back again and then also chances are that a normal soldier would not be able to put reassemble it a manner which will ensure a safe jettison in the eventuality of an emergency", said Manish Khandelwal, the Business Manager - Personal Protection, MKU.
Our military sees these durable, easy-to-deploy micro-robots as a critical piece of gear for dismounted troops, not unlike their ballistic vests and helmets.
NIJ Issues Body Armor Statement - OnWednesday, March 7, the Justice Department's National Institute of Justice (NIJ) released a statement in response to recent reports on a used ballistic vest that was independently tested and reportedly was subsequently penetrated by a.
In addition, no reports of a canine ballistic vest saving the life of a police animal have occurred in the United States.
The sheriff's office reported that, acting on a tip, deputies contacted David Hutchinson at his Springfield residence and recovered the county-issued gun, uniform, ballistic vest and other law enforcement equipment.
While each separate piece of equipment offers distinct features and benefits, such as a rechargeable, integrated power supply strategically designed to be worn within the ballistic vest, and a quick-release mechanism that provides faster actuation and easier assembly, the real value associated with ULW is in how the individual pieces work together for the soldier.
WASHINGTON, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Justice Department's National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is aware, through recent media reports, that a used Custom Armor Technologies (CAT) model QVA-3A-1 ballistic vest was recently independently tested and was reportedly penetrated by a.
Leading ballistic vest manufacturers rely on Sonobond Ultrasonics' equipment to help them comply with the tough standards set by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ).
These panel systems increased the weight and stiffness of a ballistic vest and made it much less comfortable to wear.
ULW focuses on five product areas: helmet, vest/soft body armor, armor plates, load-carrying equipment, and a rechargeable, integrated power system worn within the ballistic vest.
This sale of our ballistic vest business is something we have seriously considered for some time," said Joseph A.
06 ballistic vest certification standard set by the National Institute of Justice, the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.