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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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Despite weighing less, the PC Gen III soft body armor offers more ballistic protection, noted Jordan.
These bullet proof vest and body armor are among the most protective wearable gear in the world today, and "We are 100% committed to protecting the most important people in the world --You and Your Family."
* The expenditure on body armor and personal protection equipment is expected to be driven by soldier modernization programs, internal security threats, such as terrorism and organized crime, police modernization programs and a general shortage of body armor among several others.
The new contract specifies Summit threat type II and threat type IIIA male and female concealable body armor. All Second Chance armor is tested using National Institute of Justice standards.
The exploration for most favorable fusion of multi-hit protection, environmentally friendly, operatively light and other characteristics of body armor is going on, and is a vast area of research.
Much of the impetus to change the body armor came in 2009, when female soldiers of the storied 101st Airborne Division were deployed to war and had some concerns about the gear they had to use on a daily basis.
There ought be a law preventing this body armor from being sold to non-police--you and others are ultimately gonna cause great harm and no good at all.
The Army continues to work with the test community for test improvements to provide the best body armor possible to the soldier." The Aug.
"By all measures, the body armor system has been very effective in protecting Soldiers," said Lt.
* almost all law enforcement agencies (99.4 percent) nationwide reported that their officers wear body armor when on duty;
COBURG - Oregon State Police troopers have arrested two Los Angeles area residents after finding drugs, guns, a set of body armor and $9,500 in their car.