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Posts from October 2009

A Better Mouse Trap

October 27, 2009 at 11:44
Posted in Forensics
As a manufacturer and distributor with more than 3,000 products in our forensics product line, one of the greatest challenges we face is anticipating customer needs and developing new, useful, and competitively priced products to meet those requirements. These new products may provide technological advances, increase efficiency, package useful items in a new or innovative way, or may even present the “better mousetrap”, a simple or novel solution to a unique problem or challenge. Read More »

Defensive Fighting Positions – Enhancing Perimeter Protection

October 12, 2009 at 11:59
Posted in Armor Systems
Armored Fighting Positions are commonly called Defensive Fighting Positions and can be utilized for all types of security applications. From frontline checkpoints to extending out to the perimeter, these structures afford personnel protection against various levels of ballistic and/or fragmentation threats. Read More »

Bullet Catcher: Machine Guns and Memory Lane

October 5, 2009 at 13:06
Posted in Forensics
As a former Army officer assigned to an M1 tank battalion, I spent a lot of time around M2 (“Ma Deuce”) .50 Cal Heavy Barrel Machine Guns and became intimately familiar with their operation and capabilities. I shot them out to 2000 meters against both “soft” targets like trucks and “hard” targets like old armored vehicles. There’s nothing quite as exciting as seeing the splash of a .50 cal tracer round hitting an old half track in the middle of the night. Recently, one of our salesmen had the... Read More »