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Body Armor Press Releases

August 07, 2008
American Body Armor™ Unveils the Xtreme® Force, the Newest Member of the Xtreme Body Armor Series

American Body Armor, part of the BAE Systems Products Group, today introduces the newest model in the renowned Xtreme Body Armor series – the Xtreme Force (XTF).

February 06, 2008
Protech® Introduces Fast Attack Vest™ for Tactical Teams

PROTECH, part of the BAE Systems Products Group, announces the introduction of its new Fast Attack Vest (FAV™), which features several innovative built-in components, including an internal wire channel, magazine pouches and a 360-degree MOLLE attachment platform.

February 06, 2008
Safariland Armorwear® Introduces Mantis™ Concealable Carrier

Safariland Armorwear, part of the BAE Systems Products Group, announces the introduction of its MANTIS ballistic vest. The new vest features improved comfort and adjustability in a lightweight, low-profile design for both male and female law enforcement officers.

February 06, 2008
Safariland Armorwear® Launches RFTech™ Body Armor Framing and Construction

Safariland Armorwear, part of the BAE Systems Products Group, introduces the next generation of its patented, advanced resistance framing technology — RFTech.

October 08, 2007
Savvy™, a New Line of Body Armor Designed for Women

BAE Systems announces the launch of the new SAVVY™ line of body armor to provide precision fit, bullet-resistant vests for female law-enforcement officers.

May 11, 2007
Second Chance® Armor Marks Historic Milestone: 1,000 “Saves”

Second Chance Armor, part of the BAE Systems Products Group, announced today it has reached an unprecedented milestone in the body armor industry – its bullet-resistant vests have now saved the lives of 1,000 law enforcement professionals.

September 11, 2006
Surveys: Law Enforcement Officers Rank Second Chance Ballistic Vests No. 1 In Protection, Performance, Trust And Innovation

Second Chance Armor, Inc., a leading manufacturer of concealable body armor for the law enforcement, government and security markets, announced the results of two law enforcement magazine surveys that ranked Second Chance ballistic vests No. 1 in 11 different categories including protection, trust, quality, comfort, service and technology/innovation.

April 19, 2006
Second Chance Armor Transfers Military Workload, Products To Its Alabama Facility

Second Chance Armor, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of security products and vehicle armor systems, recently announced that its Alabama production facility will be transferred to the company’s Individual Equipment Systems Division (IESD) of the Aerospace & Defense Group (A&DG). All military workload and products will relocate to the Alabama facility, with all of Alabama’s domestic law enforcement production moving to its facility in Michigan. The transition is expected to take approximately 8-12 weeks to complete.

April 19, 2006
Medc Tax Incentives Spur Economic Growth At Second Chance Armor

Second Chance Armor, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of security products and vehicle armor systems, recently announced that the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) has agreed to provide tax incentives that allow the business to invest more than $1 million to expand and resume operations at its Central Lake production facility. The project is expected to create 160 new jobs, including 100 directly by the company.

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