First responder protection from exploding airbags

March 13th, 2015

The CEO of the Takata Corp. of Japan testified before a U.S. Congressional enquiry about approximately 12 million American automobiles with defective airbags featuring inflators that can explode, shooting out metal and plastic pieces. Five people have died, with multiple injuries reported worldwide because of exploding Takata airbags. This raises concerns for firefighters and first […]

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Protect The Force wins U.S. first-responder apparel contract

March 11th, 2015

Protect the Force Inc., a subsidiary of Vancouver, B.C.-based Mission Ready Services Inc., has been awarded a contract to develop an Advanced Multipurpose Base ensemble for Emergency Responders (AMBER) for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The 14-month, $97,500 contract is awarded through North Carolina State University’s Textile Protection and Comfort Center (T-PACC). Protect […]

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