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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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Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Executive Summary Chapter 3 Market Overview Chapter 4 Global Body Armor Market Revenue, by Type, 2015 - 2021 (USD Million) Chapter 5 Global Body Armor Market Revenue, by Materials, 2015 - 2021 (USD Million) Chapter 6 Global Body Armor Market Revenue, by Application, 2015 - 2021 (USD Million) Chapter 7 Global Body Armor Market Revenue, by Geography, 2015 - 2021 (USD Million) Chapter 8 Company Profiles For more information visit http://www.
The new contract specifies Summit threat type II and threat type IIIA male and female concealable body armor.
Note: Tactical Floatation Vests require installation of ceramic floatation plates to effective body armor and floatation gear
there was an overall move by agencies toward promoting the wearing of body armor and providing the necessary resources to do so.
Your article underscores the goal we strive for daily of increasing protective ability per weight in body armor for the U.
The Justice Department filed suit against the companies in 2005, alleging that "the defendants knew, within the meaning of the [False Claims Act], that the Zylon body armor was defective and that the Zylon fabric of which the body armor was made degraded substantially more quickly (and thus provided less protection to the wearer) than defendants had represented, warranted, and/or were required by the contract specifications.
Glendale is among a handful of local law enforcement agencies equipped with canine body armor.
I would like to clear the air on the subject of soft body armor - a product many call "bulletproof vests," modern versions of which our personnel are wearing.
When the second Iraq War loomed in early 2003, Pentagon planners, following Rumsfeld's more fluid, faster-moving approach, decided that body armor would be distributed mostly to assault troops.
Of the 30 officers who were wearing body armor (based on Table 36):
Take, for example, your fragmentation protective vest body armor.