The Safariland Group Blog

Are You Wearing Your Body Armor Backwards?

August 3, 2010 at 08:15
Posted in Body Armor
As strange as it may sound, there is a very good chance that you, or one of your fellow officers, will go on duty tonight wearing body armor that may provide far less ballistic protection than expected. Modern body armor is designed to protect the wearer from deadly high-velocity handgun rounds using a sophisticated combination of bullet-stopping materials, strategies and tactics. Unfortunately, these highly sophisticated panel structures are usually directional in nature. That means if they... Read More »

Safariland: Different Name, Same Body Armor Brands

January 14, 2009 at 18:28
Posted in Body Armor
Since we changed our name to Safariland, I've received many questions about how this organizational change will affect our body armor brands. In short, this change is the best thing that's happened to the industry in quite a while. We are now able to capitalize on our reputation in one of the most recognized brands in the industry. For example, while attending this week's 2009 SHOT Show in Orlando, FL (January 14-18) I'll bet 4 out of every 5 people I met would have been able to tell me... Read More »