Monthly Archives: March 2014

  • Saved Officer Explains Need to Wear a BulletProof Vest

    There are some officers who do not realize how important it is to keep their bulletproof vest on throughout their entire shift. Many officers choose to take their vest off until they think that they are approaching a risky situation. That is never a good idea because no one can ever know where danger lurks. Officer Justin Conley can attest to the importance of wearing a bulletproof vest through the duration of a shift.

    During a break, Officer Conley decided to go out to the station parking lot for some fresh air. While he was outside, a group of individuals ambushed him. Instead of being killed during the attack, the bulletproof vest that he was wearing protected him and ultimately saved his life. If he had taken the vest off because he thought he was safe at the station, he would not be alive to tell his story today. Continue reading

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  • Talos Body Armor For US marines

    Everyone knows that there are constant advancements being made in body armor for good reason. Soldiers are still dying in battle and having the right body armor can make all the difference in the world. Scientists have recently found a way to make body armor even more protective than it has ever been before, while making it lighter and more comfortable at the same time. The Talos body armor is a new type of body armor that has been developed to provide soldiers with maximum protection without having to worry about the bulkiness that often caused them trouble in the past.

    Talos body armor uses magneto-rheological fluids to provide the protection that special operations need. The MR fluids rely on magnetic fields to create differing degrees for both flexibility and hardness. The differing degrees will allow the soldiers to have more freedom of movement without having to compromise on the protection that they are able to get from the body armor.

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