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Hard Armor Press Releases

September 13, 2011
Safariland Redesigns the PROTECH IMPAC- MT Multi-Threat Plate

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, announced a change to its PROTECH® IMPAC™ line of special threat plates. The PROTECH IMPAC-MT has been redesigned using high-performing uni-directional polyethylene and a fiberglass composite material. These plates continue to provide law enforcement officers with the same protection against special threat rounds as well as spike and edged blade instruments.

August 19, 2011
Safariland Expands Line of PROTECH IMPAC Special Threat Plates

Safariland, a BAE Systems line of business, announced today the introduction of the new PROTECH® IMPAC™-CT/DT to its line of PROTECH IMPAC special threat plates. These plates provide law enforcement officers the option to upgrade protection against both corrections and duty threats.

April 22, 2011
PROTECH Launches New Body Bunker Breacher Shield

Safariland™, a BAE Systems line of business, announced today the introduction of the PROTECH® Body Bunker® Breacher Type IIIA shield. The shield was developed to meet the ballistic needs of entry teams in scenarios using explosives.

February 15, 2011
Safariland Adds First “In Conjunction With” Type III/IV NIJ-06 Hard Armor Plate to PROTECH Tactical

Safariland™, a BAE Systems line of business, announced today the release of its first In Conjunction With (ICW) hard armor rifle plate that satisfies the requirements of the National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ) new Voluntary Body Armor Compliance Testing Program under NIJ Standard-0101.06 (NIJ-06). ICW means that the hard armor plate was certified in conjunction with an NIJ-06 soft armor ballistic model: the PROTECH® Type IIIA BR01 (BA-3A00S-BR01). This is the first PROTECH hard armor plate to satisfy both the NIJ-06 Type III and Type IV rifle threat rounds and is the fifth hard armor plate certified under the new, robust NIJ-06 standard.

January 24, 2011
Safariland Expands Line of PROTECH IMPAC Special Threat Plates

Safariland, a BAE Systems line of business, announced today the introduction of the new PROTECH® IMPAC™-RT Plus to its line of PROTECH IMPAC special threat plates. These plates provide law enforcement officers the option to upgrade protection against rifle threats.

January 18, 2011
PROTECH Launches New Titan Assault Enhanced Tactical Vest

Safariland™, a BAE Systems line of business, announced today the introduction of the redesigned PROTECH® Titan Assault™ Enhanced tactical vest. The new Titan Assault Enhanced is a full-coverage tactical carrier designed to offer high-risk entry teams increased mobility and the ability to build protection and coverage required for specific applications.

February 09, 2010
Safariland™ Introduces New Tactical Slings for Law Enforcement and Sporting Use

Safariland™, a BAE Systems line of business, introduces three new sling offerings designed for use with the single shot M79, multiple projectile grenade launchers, rifles, and other long guns. Available in both single point and dual point versions, the functional design allows the user to make a convenient transition from the low ready to firing to placement on the back position for free use of hands.

January 19, 2010
Safariland’s PROTECH 2113MC-2 and MC-3 Certified under NIJ Standard-0101.06 for Level III Hard Armor Plates

Safariland’s PROTECH® 2113MC-2 and 2113MC-3 were the first Level III hard armor plates to successfully complete the National Institute of Justice’s updated testing protocol for Level III rifle threat compliance under NIJ-06. In addition to meeting NIJ-06 compliance testing, the 2113MC-3 also underwent special threat testing to include multiple impacts against the 7.62 x 39 mm MSC round, more commonly known as the AK-47.

January 14, 2010
Safariland’s PROTECH 2120-5 Plate Certified under NIJ Standard-0101.06 for Level III Hard Armor Plates

Safariland’s PROTECH™ 2120-5 plate is one of three newly certified PROTECH Tactical Level (Type) III hard armor plates to successfully complete the National Institute of Justice’s updated testing protocol for Level III rifle threat compliance under NIJ-06. In addition, the 2120-5 plate has undergone a series of special threat testing to include multiple impacts against 7.62mm 180gr PSP, 7.62 x 54R 150 gr. LPS, 5.56 mm 62 gr. M855 and 7.62 x 39 mm 123 gr. MSC ballistic rounds.

January 14, 2010
PROTECH Tactical Expands Line of IMPAC Special Threat Plates

Safariland™, a BAE Systems line of business, announced today the expansion of its PROTECH® line of IMPAC® special threat plates. The line of IMPAC special threat plates can be quickly and easily inserted into the front and/or back external plate pockets of a concealable body armor carrier used by patrol, corrections, first responders and security officers. The IMPAC special threat plates are designed to be worn with concealable body armor for ballistic and/or stab protection against specific special threats.

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