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2012 Body Armor Press Releases

January 17, 2012
Safariland Launches ABA Xtreme XT02 Series

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, proudly introduces the next generation of ABA® Xtreme® body armor: the XT02 Series. The new ABA Xtreme XT02 Series is NIJ Standard-0101.06 certified and features an advanced Berry compliant hybrid design that incorporates our most innovative armor technologies, resulting in body armor with the greatest level of protection against a wide array of both NIJ Type and special threat rounds. The new Xtreme XT02 Series hybrid design combines Twaron®, Honeywell Gold Shield®, and exclusive Dyneema® ballistic material.

January 17, 2012
PROTECH Adds FAV MKII QR (Quick Release) Vest to its FAV MKII Enhanced Family

Safariland®, a BAE Systems line of business, announced today the addition of the PROTECH® FAV™ MKII QR (Quick Release) tactical vest to its FAV MKII Enhanced family of vests. The FAV MKII QR incorporates all the same features and upgrades of the innovative FAV MKII Enhanced tactical vest but with a simplistic quad release QR system which is ideal for maritime operations or for agencies requiring quick doffing capabilities.

January 13, 2012
PROTECH Tactical Introduces New TAC AR (Assault Rack)

Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, announced today the addition of the new TAC AR™ (Assault Rack) to its line of non-ballistic load carrying systems. The TAC AR features a low-profile internal comfort foam system, an external cummerbund with three rows of 1-inch modular webbing for added pouch attachment platform and a dual closure system. This plate rack provides first responders with more built-in options making this sleek carrier a great tool in their arsenal.