TACTICAL BULLETPROOF VESTS

Military tactical Bulletproof vests are widely used by soldiers, law enforcement and security personnels. A tactical vest is a heavy duty vest which can be worn over regular clothing. It provides both protection to the vital organs of the body besides giving a way to carry gear when on assignment. The vest is equipped with many pockets that can hold several kinds of needful equipments like guns, ammunition, walkie-talkie, mobile phones etc. It helps to carry all sorts of things that the wearer needs to carry while on some assignments.

TACTICAL BULLETPROOF VESTS

HOW MUCH DOES A BULLET PROOF VEST COST?

Before we initiate the Topic that how much does a Bullet Proof Vest Cost, we will first discuss that what is a Bullet Proof Vest?

A ballistic vest or bullet-resistant vest, often termed as bulletproof vest is personal protective armor which helps in absorbing the impact or stopping penetration to the body from  fired projectiles- and shrapnels, and is worn on the torso area. Over the centuries, different cultures developed different type of body armor for use during combat.  The one used in present time consists of a panel, basically a vest shaped sheet of advanced polymers which is composed using many layers of either Spectra Shield, Kevlar, Aramid or some different material.

The price of the Vest is mainly dependent upon the material used for Soft Armour Panel if it’s a Vest made using local raw material it will definitely cost lesser than the one made with quality raw material.

HOW MUCH DOES A BULLET PROOF VEST COST?

Police mull grant program for Bulletproof Vests

When in uniform, all 171 Denton police officers are required to wear bulletproof vests. And Police Chief Lee Howell said it’s one of the most expensive and important pieces of equipment the department provides.

After the July 7 shooting in downtown Dallas, where a gunman fatally shot five Dallas police officers, state lawmakers have proposed a $25 million grant program to help fund bulletproof vests for all patrol officers in Texas.
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Dallas Police get $1 Million Grant for New Helmets, Bullet Proof Vests

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The Dallas Police Department received a $1 million-plus grant Thursday to go toward new ballistic helmets and bullet proof vests.

Governor Greg Abbott announced the Homeland Security Grants Division funds for the city and cited the deadly July 7 ambush in downtown Dallas as the reason. Read more

SOCOM Releases Helmet RfP

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US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has published its Request For Proposals (RfP) for the Special Operations Forces Personal Equipment Advanced Requirements (SPEAR) Family of Tactical Headborne Systems (FTHS)-Ballistic and Non-Ballistic Helmets programme.

Published on 26th April 2017, the RfP reveals the command’s plans to award a five-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract worth up to USD95 million in total.

According to the RfP, the FTHS programme is aimed at providing operators from across USSOCOM force components with a multi-purpose solution available in ‘Coastal Marine, Riverine, Ground Ballistic, and Ground Bump’ variants, all of which can be scaled up with a ballistic protection applique kit. Read more

Preparedness Notes for Monday July 10, 2017

July 10th is the birthday of British novelist John Wyndham. (His full name was John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris, but Harris shortened that to just John Wyndham for his pen name.) He we was born in 1903 and died March 11, 1969. Harris was a good friend of fellow novelist Samuel Youd (1922-2012), who wrote under several pen names,

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Military Plane Crashes in Mississippi; at Least 12 Dead

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ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — A U.S. Marine refueling tanker crashed into a soybean field in rural Mississippi on Monday, killing at least 12 people aboard and spreading debris for miles, officials said.

Leflore (le-FLOR’) County Sheriff Ricky Banks told The Associated Press that officials were still searching for bodies after nightfall, more than five hours after the KC-130 spiraled into the ground about 85 miles (135 kilometers) north of Jackson in Mississippi’s Delta region.

“We’re still searching the area,” Banks said. “It’s hard to find bodies in the dark.” Read more