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Saturday, December 02, 2006

Preventing Body Armor Failure

According to a National Institute for Justice (NIJ) report on soft body armor, “Age alone does not cause body armor’s ballistic resistance to deteriorate. The care and maintenance of a garment—or the lack thereof—have been shown to have a greater impact than age on the length of service life of a unit of body armor. Armor that is...................

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