April 2008 Product Roundup: Body Armor
PoliceOne is focusing on news and information about Body Armor throughout the month of April 2008. Check out some of the latest Body Armor Products on the market today.
OC-OPS/Range Master from Survival Armor®
There are those times when an officer needs to convert a concealable vest into a tactical vest. Knowing that need is there, Survival Armor® introduces their OC-OPS external tactical carrier. An officer can utilize existing Survival Armor concealable panels in this outer carrier application when the opportunity arises. Having two separate ballistic packages is a thing of the past. Now all you need isthe OC-OPS and the flexibility of converting from concealable to tactical is there. Browse the Survival Armor® virtual catalog by visiting www.survivalarmor.com.
Coming Soon from Second Chance Armor, Inc: The New Microbite™
Unique vented breathable carrier for maximum airflow, breathable, waterproof GORE-TEX® fabric panel coverings, full-wrap design with overlapping side coverage. Anti-odor, antimicrobial X-Static Lining keeps carrier fresh and easy to maintain. Layers of lightweight, microfilament material. State of the art para-aramid fabric core. Visit www.secondchance.com for more information on the Microbite™ and to browse additional body armor gear.
Meet the T.A.V. Tactical Assault Vest from U.S. Armor
Side open style, designed to offer high mobility with balanced ballistic coverage, front and back 10"x12" plate pockets, patented helmet friendly collar, internal Flex Cuff sleeve and over the shoulder ballistic protection. Separates at shoulders allowing for multiple user torso lengths, 300lb wrap around drag bar, mic holder and internally slowed pull down groin protection. To learn more about the T.A.V. and to browse body armor products that provide enhanced protection and comfort, while still accommodating the dynamics of the job at hand visit www.usarmor.com.
Introducing the DAC™ from First Choice Armor
The world's first tactical vest with the IQRIS™ built-in breakaway system. Adjustable shoulders, supports Spear cut panels, accommodates MOLLE attached MSAP protection, adjustable side closure. The patent-pending IQRIS™ technology is the world's quickest release system - it enables the user to remove their vest in less than four seconds. Unlike other vests, there are no tools to required to put this vest back together - it can be reassembled and ready for use in less than a minute. To learn more visit www.firstchoicearmor.com.
The New Xtreme® HP from American Body Armor
The New Xtreme HP. Known for its high performance, flexibility, and comfort, the Xtreme HP is the latest generation to emerge from a dynasty of protective systems that have continuously engineered breakthrough advancements in ballistic technology. Incorporating the most premier materials available while offering the same legendary weight, flexibility and stopping power, the Xtreme HP is fashioned from the exceptional force fo Dyneema®, Goldflex™, and Twaron™ to ensure maximum protection. Learn more at www.americanbodyarmor.com.
For more information on Body Armor products and information, visit the PoliceOne Body Armor Product Category at http://www.policeone.com/police-products/tactical/body-armor/.