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News Articles About Body Armor

March 22, 2013. "Different Types of Body Armor". SafeGuard Armor.

June 6, 2010.  "Calif. Law Bans Felons From Having Body Armor".  PI Newswire.

June 5, 2010.  "Are U.S. soldiers wearing the best body armor?"  NBC Nightly News.

April 30, 2010.  "UW-Green Bay Students Build Their Own Ancient Armor".

January 19, 2010.  "Body Armor Designed from a Snail's Shell".

December 11, 2009.  "The Worst Hunting Vest Ever Made".  Field and Stream.

November 30, 2009.  "Armor to guard $50,000 dogs".

November 26, 2009.  "Lester Shubin, developer of Kevlar vest, dies at 84".  Journal Gazette.

November 26, 2009.  "Developed the Kevlar bulletproof vest".  The Washington Post.

October 19, 2009.  "Army looks to lighten load for Soldiers in Afghanistan".  Defense Talk.

October 17, 2009.  "GAO finds mistakes in Army test of body armor".

October 16, 2009.  "Army Enhances Protective Equipment Quality Assurance".

September 9, 2009.  "Marines Scale Back Vests in Afghan Fight".

September 6, 2009.  "Plate carrier fielding effort in limbo".  Army Times.

July 28, 2009.  "Body armor tech: .06 is here".

October 17, 2008.  "New Player Enters Flexible Armor Battle".

September 26, 2008.  "GAO rejects claim Army botched body armor tests".  Associated Press.

June 2, 2008.  "New body armor priority among law enforcement agencies".

May 16, 2008.  "Armor Firm Sues BAE Over Tactical-Vest Info".  Defense News.

March 18, 2008.  "Point Blank Solutions and FMS Enterprises Establish Strategic Joint Venture".  PR Newswire.

March 14, 2008.  "SOCOM orders Ceradyne ballistic plates".  United Press International.

February 29, 2008.  "Marine Commandant Halts Purchase of New Tactical Vest".  DefenseLink News.

February 27, 2008.  "Marines Call New Body Armor Heavy, Impractical".  Fox News.

November 5, 2007.  "Using Nanotech To Make Robocops".  New research in carbon nanotechnology for body armor.

November 2, 2007.  "Bulletproof Backpack: Does it Work?"  ABC 2 News.

November 1, 2007.  "Bullets harmlessly bouncing off nanotechnology T-shirts".

October 30, 2007.  "Body Armor Manufacturing Dodges a Bullet".  $15 million paid to resolve government investigation".  Conde Naste

October 26, 2007.  "2 Ex-Executives of Body Armor Supplier Are Charged".  New York Times.

October 26, 2007.  "Cambridge launches Solid Body Armor".

October 25, 2007.  "Former body armor CEO indicted".  Former head of DHB Industries, Inc.  ABC

October 23, 2007.  "Super-strong body armour in sight".  BBC News.

October 19, 2007.  "Ceradyne gets $49.2 million order from Army".

October 17, 2007.  "Raising the bar for body armor at the IACP".

October 15, 2007.  "Why the U.S. Army Acquisition Mafia Fears Side-By-Side Body Armor Testing".  Defense Review.

October 5, 2007.  "DHB says feds probing former company head".

September 2007.  "Chain Mail Armor and the Medieval Knight".  Movies Blogspot.

September 26, 2007.  "The Body Armor Debate Hits PBS".  More on the Dragonskin issue.

September 22, 2007.  "Morgan AM&T Grant Clears First Hurdle. Comany will use money to develop military body armor".

September 21, 2007.  "Defense Department Examines Body Armor".  Public Broadcasting System (PBS).

September 19, 2007.  "Need for body armor prompts Kevlar maker's largest expansion since 1965 inception".  International Herald Tribune.

September 14, 2007.  "Latest version of Army Combat Shirt Debuts".  For use under body armor.

September 10, 2007.  "Body Armor Fiber and Fabric.  New vest technologies make vests more effective".

September 10, 2007.  "Body armor maker still waiting for recertification".  KSEE 24 News.

September 7, 2007.  "Ceradyne Expanding Ceramics Applications".

September 5, 2007.  "Security Pro USA Announces Tips for Choosing Body Armor".  EmediaWire.

September 4, 2007.  "Beware of scammers asking money for body armor".  The Moultrie Observer.

August 30, 2007.  "Dragon Skin Passes Again: NIJ-Certified Lab Test Validates 6-Year Warranty".  Defense Review.

August 30, 2007.  "Defense Venture Group moving to N.C.".  Biz Journals.

August 29, 2007.  "Testing military body armor".  Scripps News.

August 28, 2007.  "G.I.s gearing up for lighter body armor".  NY Daily News.

August 28, 2007.  "DHB Industries Receives $29 Million Order to Provide its Interceptor (TM) Outer Tactical Vest to the Defense Logistics Agency".  Earth

August 22, 2007.  "Presto change-o! A duffel bag becomes body armor".  Police pick up a new capability when a weapons carried becomes protective body armor.  The Weston Forum.

August 9, 2007.  "Justice Department drops Dragon Skin body armor recommendation".  Stars and Stripes.

August 4, 2007.  "Marine unit commander wants to shed some gear".  Stars and Stripes.

August 4, 2007.  "The Flak Vest Hanger, The Story Behind the Man Who Invented This Safety Device For Body Armor".

August 3, 2007.  "Department of Justice Announces Findings on Pinnacle Armor".  PR Newswire.

July 27, 2007.   "Ceradyne, Inc. Receives $78 Million Ceramic Body Armor Order for U.S. Army".  Business Wire.

July 26, 2007.  "US Defense Company Agrees to Sell to Embattled British Firm".  (Armor Holdings).

July 24, 2007.  "Armor Holdings to Supply Tactical Vest to US Army".  Textile World.

July 23, 2007.  "Ten questions to ask before purchasing body armor".  ArriveNet Editorials.

July 19, 2007.  "BAE's Armor takeover wins U.S. antitrust approval".  Reuters.

July 16, 2007.  "U.S. Army Seeks Better Protective Plates".

July 16, 2007.  "Fatal Mistakes in Body Armor Maintenance".  Earth

July 14, 2007.  "PPE stops round, saves Marine".  Marine Corps News.

July 13, 2007.  "Soldiers Defend Body Armor's Performance in Combat".

July 1, 2007.  "Army testimony 'misleading and just plain wrong'; Controversial Defense Department body armor programs under scrutiny".  More on NBC report about Dragon Skin body Armor.

June 30, 2007.  "Army extends proposal for better body armor".  Army Times.

June 29, 2007.  "Army soliciting new, improved body armor".  Army Times.

June 27, 2007.  "Army Seeks Body Armor for Deadlier Threat".

June 27, 2007.  "Homeland Security Group International, Inc.'s Ballistics Division Announces $450,000 Ballistics Contract".  Marketwire.

June 27, 2007.  "U.S. Sues Japanese Armor Maker".  Forbes Magazine.

June 26, 2007.  "Justice Dept. Sues Over Defective Body Armor".  Bad armor supplied to police by Japanese firm.  ABC News.

June 20, 2007.  "Politically Correct Body Armor Sucks".  Strategy Page.

June 20, 2007.  "Colonel Norwood, Armor Holdings and the Loophole That Ate the Law".  Corporate Crime Reporter.

June 20, 2007.  "NBC's Body Armor Embarrassment".  The Weekly Standard.

June 19, 2007.  "Steeled To Fight For Body Armor".  Marine's Father Pressing To Maximize Protection.  Hartford Courant.

June 18, 2007.  "NBC accuses Pentagon of using less safe body armor . . .  but is it"?  Renew America.

June 14, 2007.  "Canine Cops to Receive Ballistic Body Armor".  Channel 4

June 13, 2007.  "Air Force considers ban on body armor maker".  Air Force Times.

June 12, 2007.  "Navy bans privately purchased body armor".  Stars and Stripes.

June 11, 2007.  "DHB secures $53M Army contract".  South Florida Business Journal.

June 11, 2007.  "Air Force officials seek debarment of body armor maker".  Government Executive.

June 11, 2007.  "CoolCop: Body Armor Air Conditioning".  Gadget Lab - Wired Blogs.

June 8, 2007.  "Armor Holdings Reveals $112 Mln Order From Federal Army For Improved Outer Tactical Vest".  RTT News.

June 8, 2007.  "Army agrees to test Dragon Skin body armor".  Army Times.

June 7, 2007.  "Lawmakers say body armor firm made false claims".  Government Executive.

June 7, 2007.  "Debate over body armor erupts at House hearing".  Stars and Stripes.

June 7, 2007.  "Lawmakers Want Army Body Armor Retested".  The Washington Post.

June 6, 2007.  "U.S. Army's Body Armor Controversy Continues: Congress Orders Retesting".  AHN News.

June 1, 2007.  "Shielding soldiers from harm".

May 31, 2007.  "Company Develops Man-Portable Level IV Anti-Rifle Armor for Infantry Warfighters".  Defense Review.

May 30, 2007.  "McCain celebrates firm's move to Chandler".  Armorworks opens new manufacturing facility in Arizona.

May 29, 2007.  "Issued body armor is best available for combat".  Headquarters Marine Corps.

May 25, 2007.  "Contracts awarded for new vest".  Army Times.

May 24, 2007.  "US Army and armor-maker embroiled in debate over body-armor safety".  Christian Science Monitor.

May 24, 2007.  "B'ville student wins big at international engineering fair".  News Examiner-Enterprise.

May 24, 2007.  "Army defends body armor quality".  The Fort Leavenworth Lamp Online.

May 24, 2007.  "Controversy Emerges Over Military's Body Armor".  The NPR News Blog.

May 24, 2007.  "Army awards contracts for lighter body armor".  Stars and Stripes.

May 23, 2007.  "How Do You Test Body Armor"?  Slate Magazine.

May 23, 2007.  "Army defends quality of its armor".  Stars and Stripes.

May 22, 2007.  "Interceptor Body Armor".  Technology News Daily.

May 22, 2007.  "Soldiers' Armor Best in the World, General Says".  American Forces Press Service.

May 21, 2007.  "Army Defends Body Armor Quality".  American Forces Press Service News Article.

May 21, 2007.  "New Material for Thinner, Lighter Body Armor".  Dyneema SB61 fiber is made from common plastic polyethylene.  Wired Science Blog Network.

May 21, 2007.  "Army Says Dragon Skin Armor Falls Short".  The Washington Post.

May 21, 2007.  "Dragon Skin report spurs body armor discussion".  Army Times.

May 21, 2007.  "TV report questions Army ban on Dragon Skin".  Army Times.

May 20, 2007.  "NBC puts body armors to the test".  MSNBC.

May 20, 2007.  "Are U.S. soldiers wearing the best body armor?"  MSNBC Special Report.

May 19, 2007.  "Webb, Clinton seek GAO probe of body armor's effectiveness".  Richmond Times-Dispatch.

May 18, 2007.  "NBC investigates controversy surrounding locally made body armor".  KSEE-TV.

May 18, 2007.  "Are U.S. soldiers wearing the best body armor?"  Critics say the standard-issue vest is vulnerable and there is an alternative.  MSNBC News.

May 16, 2007.  "NATO's ISAF Chooses EnGarde Body Armor Again".  PRNewsWire.

May 16, 2007.  "Army Late Delivering Body Armor".  Contract not yet awarded for the Improved Outer Tactical Vests (IOTV).

May 14, 2007.  "BAE tries to polish corporate image ahead of Armor deal".  The Register.

May 4, 2007.  "Body Armor Concerns for Army and Marine Corps Protection".  Hawaii Reporter.

April 27, 2007.  "Concealable Body Armor - Proper Fit, Care, and Maintenance". and U.S. Armor.

April 26, 2007.  "Venture Capital: Better armor is a personal mission".

April 24, 2007.  "DEW Teams with U.S. Based ArmorWorks".  Business Wire.

April 17, 2007.  "U.S. Government Awards ArmorWorks $5.2 Million Side Armor Contract".  Business Wire.

April 12, 2007.  "Liquid Armor".  ScienCentral Video News.

April 6, 2007.  "New body armor weighs less, covers more".  Army Times.  The Army to start fielding new protective vest that has an emergency quick release.

April 4, 2007.  "Army readies new body armor for soldiers".  USA Today.

April 2, 2007.  "Army to Field Improved Body Armor".  Army.Mil/News.

April 1, 2007.  "Seabees to be outfitted with MTV body armor".  Stars and Stripes.

March 29, 2007.  "U.S. Troops Gain Additional Side Armor Body Protection".  CNW Group.  Firm produces the Enhanced Side Small Arms Protective Inserts (S-SAPIs) utilizing ceramic and composite armor technology.

March 29, 2007.  "Local business makes inserts for military body armor".  The Bradford Era.

March 26, 2007.  "Armor Holdings, Inc. Receives $25.5 Million U.S. Army Body Armor Order".  PR Newswire.

January 10, 2007.  "ArmorWorks gets defense grants".  EastValley Tribune.

January, 2007.  "The Art of Armor Development".

December 31, 2006.  "Armorer in Tempe protects U.S. Army".  The Arizona Republic.

August 7, 2006.  "Body Armor Fit For A Superhero".  BusinessWeek Online.

August 4, 2006.  "Armor Holdings gets body armor component contract".  Reuters.

August 3, 2006.  "DHB Industries considering sale".  (Point Blank Armor).  Miami Herald.

August 2006.  "Nanocomposites in Body Armor".  E-Composites, Inc.

August 2, 2006.  "Liquid Body Armor".

April 14, 2006.  "Troops Reject New  Body Armor as Dangerous".  Strategy Page.

November 23, 2005.  "Lessons learned overseas: Police technologies for counterterrorism".

January 14, 2005.  "Uncovering the secrets of abalone body armor".  Jacobs School of Engineering.

November 12, 2004.  "Flak Jackets vs. Bulletproof Vests".  Slate Magazine.

October 31, 2004.  "Army, Marines Rushing Body Armor to Troops in Combat Zones".  DefenseLink News.

May 27, 2004.  "Dragon Skin Flexible Scalar Body Armor Defeats Rifle Threats".  Defense Review.

April 21, 2004.  "Army Scientists, Engineers develop Liquid Body Armor".  Army News Service,

December 27, 2003.  "Police changing body armor".  Winthrop, Maine police upgrades their protective vests.  Kennebec Journal Online.

December 17, 2003.  "U.S. soldiers lack best protective gear".  USA Today.

October 24, 2003.  "U.S. Troops in Iraq Have Limited Body Armor".  Fox News.

July 24, 2003.  "Shirts That Stop Bullets".  ScienCentral Video News.

April 2, 2003.  "Body armor could be a technological hero of war in Iraq".  Christian Science Monitor.


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