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2013 Hard Armor Press Releases

May 02, 2013
PROTECH® Tactical Debuts New NIJ-06 Stand-Alone Type IV Armor Piercing Threat Plate

PROTECH® Tactical announced today the availability of their new Type IV Armor Piercing Threat Plate, the Model 2230. This new plate has satisfied the hard armor plate requirements of the National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ) Voluntary Body Armor Compliance Testing Program under NIJ Standard-0101.06 (NIJ-06).

March 18, 2013
New TSI Family of Type IIIA Shields Launched by Protech® Tactical

PROTECH® Tactical is pleased to announce the expansion of its line of ballistic shields with the introduction of the TSI family of type IIIA shields. These new shields are available in three sizes, 20” x 34”, 24” x 36” and 20” x 48”, and feature a flat design with a low-profile, ambidextrous collapsible handle for easy storage. The TSI shields feature a 4” x 10” multi-layered polycarbonate ballistic viewport with a 100% aramid ballistic shield design and durable 1000-denier Cordura® nylon outer skin. The combination of these materials makes the TSI family of shields extremely lightweight and affordable.

January 15, 2013
New Side-Opening and Customizable CAV™ Tactical Vest Launched by PROTECH® Tactical

PROTECH® Tactical expands its premier line of carriers with the introduction of the side-opening CAV™ (Core Assault Vest). The new design focus for the CAV core platform creates a high-speed carrier that combines the standard desirable features required by tactical teams with the ability to customize the vest based on individual preferences. In addition, the CAV is manufactured utilizing a streamlined and efficient design that reduces material waste translating into a cost-savings to the end user without any compromise to performance.