2012 Hard Armor Press Releases
November 05, 2012
PROTECH® Tactical Introduces New R2S™ System for Ballistic Helmets
Safariland, LLC announced today the launch of the new R2S™ System (Ratchet Retention Suspension System) for PROTECH® ballistic helmets. Utilizing proven retention technology from the construction and industrial safety industries, the R2S System tightens and conforms to the wearer’s head for optimum comfort with a simple twist of the easy-to-grip knob located at the base of the helmet, ensuring a secure fit for any head size.
April 25, 2012
PROTECH® Tactical Introduces the Redesigned Bark-9™ Canine Vest
Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, introduced today the redesigned Bark-9™ canine vest for law enforcement service dogs. The Bark-9 carrier is fully adjustable and incorporates a rugged Cordura® nylon exterior material for long-lasting wear. The Bark-9 is available with two ballistic options using the same materials as the PROTECH MR01 Type II and Type IIIA ballistic packages.
January 17, 2012
PROTECH Launches New Intruder G2 Shield
Safariland®, a BAE Systems business, introduced today the PROTECH® Intruder™ G2 Type IIIA shield. This ballistic shield is the first of its kind to incorporate a unique triangular viewport. The shield and viewport have been independently tested to defeat the following handgun rounds:
• 9mm 124 gr. FMJ
• .44 Magnum 240 gr. LSWC
• Tokarev 7.62x25mm 85 gr. FMJ [steel jacket]
• 5.7x28mm 40 gr. SS197/Blue Tip
• WIN. Ranger 9mm 127 gr. +P+ SXT
• .357 SIG 125 gr. TMJ