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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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For manufacturers challenged with producing the hundreds of personal protective equipment (PPE) suits required daily by healthcare workers in clinics and countries where the Ebola virus persists, or for those tasked with assembling ballistic vests and PPE equipment to safeguard military, police and other personnel, the capabilities of our equipment are absolutely essential.
Notice of Contract Award: Protective ballistic vests
troops comprises a ballistic vest with two large, hard ceramic plates that protect the upper body from bullets and shrapnel.
He writes he always wore his ballistic vest when in uniform, to set an example, and was never without an off duty gun.
The bullet penetrated not only the front and back of the ballistic vest but also a flap meant to protect the underarm and which had gotten folded against the front of the vest.
22 into Andy's belly that was stopped by his Second Chance ballistic vest.
Kelley apparently wore all black tactical gear and a ballistic vest when he opened fire on the crowd of worshippers Sunday afternoon, leading some authorities to believe the attack was planned well in advance.
Tenders are invited for Purchase of different equipment like Tactical Ballistic Vest, Bullet Proof Helmet, Thermal Monocular, Day Vision Binocular.
Chaney was wearing a military-style ballistic vest and was armed with two assault-type rifles during the incident, Mendocino County sheriff's officials said.
MKU claims that Instavest is the most revolutionary and advanced ballistic vest available in the world today.
Los Dos Stupidos, an ambulance crew, a doctor and a bunch of Mounties learned that even if a ballistic vest stops each and every pellet of a scattergun fusillade, there is this phenomenon of physics called "energy transfer.