Category Archives: Ballistic Protection

MAGPUL INDUSTRIES IS NOW SHIPPING THE GALAXY S8 FIELD CASE

The Magpul Field Case for the Samsung GALAXY S8 is a semi-rigid cover designed to provide basic protection in the field. Made from a flexible thermoplastic, the Field Case features PMAG®-style ribs for added grip, snap-on design for easy installation … Continue reading

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MAGPUL INDUSTRIES NOW SHIPPING THE iPHONE 8 FIELD CASE

The best $16.95 you’ll ever spend on your iPhone!

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Morgan Advanced Materials to Unveil Lightest Ballistic Helmet Models to Date at DSEI

Visitors to this year’s DSEI exhibition can experience first-hand two new ultra-lightweight ballistic helmets, being launched by the Composite and Defence business of Morgan Advanced Materials. The AC912 and AC913 are new additions to Morgan’s acclaimed Lightweight Armored Soldier Architecture … Continue reading

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Revision Awarded U.S. Army Next-Generation ACH Helmet Contract

Essex Junction, Vermont (March 21, 2017) – Revision Military, the world leader in integrated head systems, has been awarded the U.S. Army’s Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II (ACH GEN II) helmet contract. This five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) helmet … Continue reading

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Revision Aids In Counterfeit Sting Operations At Two Tradeshows, Resulting In Multiple Arrests

Essex Junction, Vermont (Feb. 2, 2017) – Since the Revision-aided sting operation at last year’s SIA Snow Show in Denver, Colorado, Revision has elevated company efforts to eradicate counterfeit Revision products from the market. Revision is a world leader in … Continue reading

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Revision Military Unveils Submission For SOCOM Next-Generation Helmet Program

Essex Junction, Vermont (October 3, 2016) – In July of this year, Revision Military, a world leader in head protection solutions, was awarded a development contract (H92222-16-R-0017) by the Department of Defense for their next-generation helmet platform program. Today, Revision … Continue reading

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MAGPUL FIELD CASE FOR SAMSUNG GALAXY S7

The Magpul Field Case for the Samsung GALAXY S7 is a semi-rigid cover designed to provide basic protection in the field. Made from a flexible thermoplastic, the Field Case features PMAG®-style ribs for added grip, snap-on design for easy installation … Continue reading

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Revision’s Batlskin Viper Head Protection System

Revision’s Batlskin Viper Head Protection System is the world’s first fully integrated, mission modular head protection system designed, engineered, and tested to protect from blunt impact, blast fragmentation, and ballistic threats.For more information about Revision’s Batlskin Viper Helmets or Modular … Continue reading

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Arrest Made in Revision-Aided Sting Operation Against Chinese Counterfeit Ballistic Eyewear

Above: Guangzhou Botai U.S. representative and co-owner,Daniel Gong, being taken into custody on the showroom floor at the SIA Snow Show in Denver, CO. Denver, Colorado (February 1, 2016) –  Revision Military, a world leader in protective eyewear solutions, aided … Continue reading

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TPG BLACK Releases VALIANT SERIES IIIA Soft Armor

Boynton Beach, Fla. (November 2015) – TPG BLACK, the exclusive line of American-made products offered by Tacprogear (TPG), now includes the Made in America VALIANT Series Level IIIA Soft Armor. This model of armor has been determined to comply with … Continue reading

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REVISION MILITARY TO ESTABLISH UK FACILITY IN SUPPORT OF EXPANDING UK AND EUROPEAN BUSINESS GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES

  Montreal, Quebec (September 14, 2015)- Revision Military, a world leader in integrated, purpose-built soldier solutions, is establishing a new UK facility not only to support the ongoing delivery of the VIRTUS Program UK Head Sub-System (the Cobra Plus protective … Continue reading

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TPG BLACK SYMMETRY™ SERIES IIIA Soft Armor and Citadel™ 10 Series Receive High Marks from NTOA.

Boynton Beach, Fla. (August 2015) – TPG BLACK, the exclusive line of American-made products offered by Tacprogear (TPG), is proud to announce that the SYMMETRY™ SERIES IIIA Soft Armor has received a 4.51 and the Citadel™ 10 Series Hard Armor … Continue reading

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COLD STEEL’S BATTLE SHADES MK-III

    It looks like Lynn Thompson has a pretty tough set of ballistic eyewear. They’re a nice looking pair of shades as well. The Battle Shades are available in the following styles Matte Black Black Nosepads Black Temple Tips … Continue reading

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ESS Crowbar Ballistic Eyewear

The Lightweight ESS Crowbar is now available. They feature a frameless bottom lens design and ESS’ Lens Gate™ that makes lens exchanges quicker and field of view greater than ever. The military-grade polycarbonate lens material makes for a clear and … Continue reading

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PEO Soldier Releases The New APEL Authorized Protective Eye List

Please be advised that only eyewear on the APEL have been validated against Army requirements for ballistic fragmentation protection. Other commercial eyewear products, even if marked ANSI Z87.1 compliant, do not necessarily meet military impact requirements. Eyewear not on the … Continue reading

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OAKLEY Opens Oakley in Residence: Los Angeles

Oakley is a well diversified enterprise but beyond all that business school stuff, they make some great “tacti-kool” products like boots, ballistic eye protection etc. The company has several NSN numbers and continues to supply warfighters with outstanding gear. They’re … Continue reading

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TPG to Exhibit at LAAD Defence & Security 2015 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil April 14 – 17, 2015.

Boynton Beach, Fla. (April 2015) – Tacprogear, a leading manufacturer of tactical equipment used by professionals around the globe, will be exhibiting at LAAD Defence & Security 2015 at the Riocentro Exhibition and Convention Center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil … Continue reading

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TPG Awarded $1+Million Ballistic Helmet Contract

Boynton Beach, Fla. (March 2015) – Tacprogear (TPG), a leading manufacturer of tactical equipment used by professionals around the globe, announced today the receipt of a $1+ million dollar award to provide ballistic helmets to a South American Military. TPG … Continue reading

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CZ 4M PLATE CARRIER

  Czech firearms manufacturer Ceska Zbrojovka, CZ, introduced its first ballistic nylon product, the 4M plate carrier at IDEX 2015. The company has a number of patents in the 4M that increase body area coverage, heat dissipation at a very … Continue reading

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Rudy Project Eyewear

Rudy Project, is an Italian crafter of performance eyewear since 1985. At the upcoming SHOT Show, they’ll be demoing Rudy Project’s latest design in protective lenses: ImpactX™2, is a new generation of unbreakable photochromic lenses. Compared to the previous generation … Continue reading

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Polymers In Tropical and Subtropical Environments

What you are looking at is a set of Hatch knee pads and elbow pads. Every square inch of the hard shell polymer is decomposing. The nylon fabric is completely unaffected and nylon straps are unaffected. A polymer is a … Continue reading

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KATYLIST Black Friday Deal $49.99 Plate Carrier

$49.99 PLATE CARRIER INCLUDES SHOULDER PADS AND SIDE PLATE POCKETS. USA MADE – GET YOURS NOW. IDEAL AS AN ACTIVE SHOOTER RIG

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London Bridge Trading Inc. Black Friday

Black Friday Plate Carrier Deals! 12PM 27 NOV – 12PM 2 DEC While supplies last/Limited quantities available **Cannot be combined with current promotions or discounts http://lbtinc.com/ London Bridge Trading Inc. (800) 229 0207 , 585 London Bridge Road Virginia Beach, … Continue reading

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TPG BLACK Citadel™ 36 Series Receives a Score of 4.96 Points from the National Tactical Officers Association

  Delray Beach, Fla. (November 2014) – TPG BLACK, the exclusive line of American-made products offered by Tacprogear (TPG), is proud to announce that their Citadel™ 36 Series hard armor plates have received an exemplary score of 4.96 out of … Continue reading

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London Bridge Introduces Doug’s Trench

First question: What is Doug’s Trench? Answer: Doug’s Trench is new program for limited releases and rare production runs based off consumer feedback, it will consist of rare patterns and kit from the London Bridge Trading archives. Follow us on … Continue reading

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Tacprogear Soft Armor Package Receives NIJ Certification

Tacprogear has received NIJ 0101.06 Certification Threat Level IIIA for their newest soft armor package. NIJ Model designation T-112-IIIA is TPG’s first compliant soft armor package manufactured exclusively at TPG’s factory in South Florida. Also noteworthy is that this model … Continue reading

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Rogue Gunfighter Sale Through Black Friday

How about a different product on SALE every 24-48 hours from now until Black Friday. Well that’s what’s happening.  Listed from now until black Friday Rogue Gunfighter will be changing it up a little by offering different products on sale … Continue reading

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3M Introduced Its Defender Ultra Light Weight Ballistic Bump Helmet (ULW-BBH)

Multi-use ballistic protection at 30% less weight than the closest alternative. Flexible rail system that offers compatibility with all standard accessories. Rail is mounted on shell without use of through bolts Areal weight of 1 lb per square foot (5 … Continue reading

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Hesco Bastion, Inc. Acquires A Controlling Interest In Reed Composite Solutions (RCS)

Hesco Bastion Inc., Charleston, SC. recently announced it acquired a controlling interest in Reed Composite Solutions (RCS), Aberdeen, WA.  We’ve been talking about the upcoming consolidation in the Defense Sector for quite sometime, some of it which is driven by … Continue reading

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Tacprogear Introduces The BLACK Bonz GRID-HERCULES™ Plate Carrier

The Black Bonz GRID-HERCULES™ Plate Carrier is designed to protect against flame, water, chemical and abrasion threats. The TPG BLACK Bonz GRID-HERCULES™ Plate Carrier is designed to hold any of TPG’s new NIJ certified hard armor plates for front and … Continue reading

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The CIPHER Helmet Prototype May Be Cause For Concern

Researchers with the Naval Research Laboratory have concluded that the Conformal Integrated Protective Headgear System, or CIPHER helmet system showed blast waves could bounce off the added components producing unexpected pressures. Tests were conducted in all configurations: helmet only, helmet … Continue reading

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SKD Armorgeddon Sale

  A few readers have asked about body armor and where they can get a good price. I normally don’t recommend retailers; however, as an individual,  I have used SKD in the past and found product and service to be … Continue reading

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Tacprogear BLACK releases The Citadel™ Series Hard Armor Plates

Tacprogear BLACK, Delray Beach, FL is offering the American-made Citadel™ Series of hard armor plates. These plates have been tested and certified to NIJ STD 0101.06 for the application of concealable body armor, external carriers, plate carriers and tactical body … Continue reading

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Tacprogear BLACK, Announces A New Releasable Body Armor Vest (RBAV).

Tacprogear BLACK, announced the all American-made Releasable Body Armor Vest (RBAV). The new vest design is based on the SPEAR/BALCS shaped platform with a full-coverage tactical cut protecting the upper torso from multiple ballistic threats (depending upon level of ballistic … Continue reading

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Gear Review: CSE Gear Low Profile Plate Carrier Kit–DKX Level IIIA

  If it looks or sounds like I’m proselytizing, it’s only because I feel strongly about how well this kit works for the average citizen who may want to exercise some level of caution when participating in the shooting sports. … Continue reading

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DKX Advanced Manufacturing–Ballistic Plates Made Of Dyneema.

If you’re an active participant in the shooting sports, owning and using ballistic protection is an excellent safety precaution. Level IIIA plates are effective against direct hits from pistol rounds up to and including the .44 magnum. Until a couple … Continue reading

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Artist Conception, Or Could It Be TALOS Mod 0 ?

I thought it might be a good way to open Monday morning with the cover photo from the July 2014 issue of Popular Science Magazine. The picture you see may be much closer to a first rendition of TALOS (Tactical … Continue reading

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Upcoming Review: CSE Gear Low Profile Plate Carrier Kit

CSE Gear is marketing a Low Profile Plate Carrier Kit that consists of a very nice slick with the super light-weight DKX IIIA plates. The Kit is, by a significant margin, the lightest IIIA ballistic protection I’ve used, and I … Continue reading

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Shellback Tactical Viper Advanced Battle Helmet

Shellback Tactical is now offering the Viper™ Advanced Battle Helmet. Viper is made for Shellback by Renegade Armor and incorporates features from Ops-Core, Wilcox and Team Wendy. Viper is Level IIIA  NIJ Certified in accordance with HPW-TP – 0401.01B against … Continue reading

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3M Rounds Out Its Soldier Protection Line With A Ballistic Bump Helmet.

At SOFIC 2014, I had the opportunity to peruse 3M’s expanding line of soldier protection equipment. As of this writing, 3M is providing 3M™ Peltor™ ComTac™ III Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH) and 3M™ Peltor™ COMTAC™ IV Hybrid Communication Headset to … Continue reading

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