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Miguel Caballero LTD Body Armor: High Security Fashion for the Jetset Crowd

by David Crane [email protected] Miguel Caballero has been labeled by "Business Week" magazine as "the Armani of Bulletproof Apparel". This is because his company, Miguel Caballero LTD (located in lovely Bogota, Columbia), specializes in "high security fashion", including bullet-resistant (men’s) business and casual attire. You know, I can’t help thinking how appropriate Bogota, Columbia is as a location for Mr. ... Read More »

Pinnacle Armor X-2+ Body Armor Upgrade Insert for LE 1st Responders

by David Crane [email protected] We hope you enjoyed our previous article on Pinnacle Armor body armor, specifically on Pinnacle Armor’s NIJ level III and NIJ level IV flexible hard armor "Dragon Skin" vests, titled "High-Tech Flexible Body Armor Defeats Rifle Threats." In addition to their anti-rifle body armor, Pinnacle Armor is now making a large flexible body armor upgrade insert ... Read More »

Arms Tech Compact Police Carbine: Innovative 5.56 Subcarbine for 1st Responders

by David Crane [email protected] The Compact Police Carbine (CPC) Model 556, by Arms Tech LTD is one cool little semi-auto 5.56mm carbine. Designed specifically for police 1st Responders (First Responders) (specifically patrol officers and motorcycle officers) the Arms Tech Compact Police Carbine (CPC) will provide patrol officers, including motorcycle officers with a handy 5.56x45mm subcarbine for 1) dealing with threats ... Read More »

Dragon Skin Flexible Scalar Body Armor Defeats Rifle Threats

by David Crane [email protected] May 27, 2004 This article was modified/updated on 12/16/04. Pinnacle Armor Inc., out of Fresno, California, is currently producing some of the most advanced hard and soft ballistic armor solutions in the world. This includes Pinnacle’s flexible hard armor systems, which employ a combination of highly advanced ballistic ceramic composite and titanium composite technology and ballistic ... Read More »

Future Force Warrior (FFW) Program Still Intact…for Now.

by Noah Shachtman Ever since they tangled with the Red Coats, American generals have been giving their grunts more and more and more gear to lug — from rations to radios, body armor to batteries. Now, for the first time, the Army has decided to junk the old uniforms and start from scratch. "We’re stripping the soldier down to his ... Read More »

Sully Stock for AR-15/M16 Carbines and Rifles

by Adam Morris [email protected] While attending one of Defensive Edge’s two-day carbine course Sully gave me one of his stocks to test out. The Sully Stock is a conventionally-designed AR-15/M16 fixed stock, but with a shorter length of pull designed for use with body armor, or anyone that prefers a shorter stock. It is approximately 8” long, compared to 10” ... Read More »

Liquid Body Armor Continued…

by David Crane [email protected] The previous DefRev story contains a link to an article on advanced liquid body armor (a.k.a. liquid armor) that utilizes colloidal shear thickening fluids (Colloidal STF’s) to achieve greater bullet resistance with a thinner profile and lighter weight. It’s titled "Army Scientists, Engineers develop Liquid Body Armor". DefRev has discovered more information about this new technology, including a ... Read More »

NEW! Liquid Body Armor!

by Frank Madison Imagine if a Soldier or Law Enforcement personnel had complete body armor protectection from the neck down to their boots… Also, the armor would be lighter and thinner than all body armor out there and as flexible to wear as regular clothing… Well here is…. an article at military.com. Click here to read more. What I like ... Read More »