2010 Hard Armor Press Releases
February 09, 2010
Safariland™ Introduces New Tactical Slings for Law Enforcement and Sporting Use
Safariland™, a BAE Systems line of business, introduces three new sling offerings designed for use with the single shot M79, multiple projectile grenade launchers, rifles, and other long guns. Available in both single point and dual point versions, the functional design allows the user to make a convenient transition from the low ready to firing to placement on the back position for free use of hands.
January 19, 2010
Safariland’s PROTECH 2113MC-2 and MC-3 Certified under NIJ Standard-0101.06 for Level III Hard Armor Plates
Safariland’s PROTECH® 2113MC-2 and 2113MC-3 were the first Level III hard armor plates to successfully complete the National Institute of Justice’s updated testing protocol for Level III rifle threat compliance under NIJ-06. In addition to meeting NIJ-06 compliance testing, the 2113MC-3 also underwent special threat testing to include multiple impacts against the 7.62 x 39 mm MSC round, more commonly known as the AK-47.
January 14, 2010
Safariland’s PROTECH 2120-5 Plate Certified under NIJ Standard-0101.06 for Level III Hard Armor Plates
Safariland’s PROTECH™ 2120-5 plate is one of three newly certified PROTECH Tactical Level (Type) III hard armor plates to successfully complete the National Institute of Justice’s updated testing protocol for Level III rifle threat compliance under NIJ-06. In addition, the 2120-5 plate has undergone a series of special threat testing to include multiple impacts against 7.62mm 180gr PSP, 7.62 x 54R 150 gr. LPS, 5.56 mm 62 gr. M855 and 7.62 x 39 mm 123 gr. MSC ballistic rounds.
January 14, 2010
PROTECH Tactical Expands Line of IMPAC Special Threat Plates
Safariland™, a BAE Systems line of business, announced today the expansion of its PROTECH® line of IMPAC® special threat plates. The line of IMPAC special threat plates can be quickly and easily inserted into the front and/or back external plate pockets of a concealable body armor carrier used by patrol, corrections, first responders and security officers. The IMPAC special threat plates are designed to be worn with concealable body armor for ballistic and/or stab protection against specific special threats.