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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Beyond the flak jacket

August 13th, 2013

With today’s high-performance fiber technology, soft body armor offers improved ballistic protection. The technical textiles industry that focuses on ballistic protection has made impressive technological advancements, but as much as the label “bulletproof” is in common use, when used with textiles, it’s simply not accurate. There are no bulletproof fabrics. A better phrase is “soft […]

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