BODY ARMOUR AND THREATS FOR WARTIME AVIATION STAFF

What is the connection between body armour and aviation? It’s simple! Wartime requires every single person participating in warfare to wear body armour, especially the landing force. While you are in the air, hardly anything threatens you. Or, if your plane gets caught by a projectile, no body armour will save you, especially if the plane has got high enough – you will either burn or die of contusion or fall to the ground from a thousand feet...

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BODY ARMOUR FOR FRONTLINE HOUSING OFFICERS

Frontline housing officers are the specialists, who are always at potential risk of not just verbal abuse, but physical violence as well. Although these threats are posed by public members, body armour is probably the perfect way to minimize the risk of harm that can be suffered by a frontline housing officer. What Housing Officers Do?Frontline housing officers have a broad range of quite sensitive responsibilities, like dealing with anti-...

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TEACHERS IN THE UK ARE NOW BUYING THEMSELVES STAB PROOF VESTS FOR WORK

As the attacks on teachers in classrooms rise annually, so does the sale of protection vests to the teachers. It’s not firearms that the classroom students are using, but sharp-edged instruments that they can stab with. So the main focus of the teachers is on stab proof vests. Teachers across the country have received vigorous training in self-protection as well.Oliver Lincoln, commercial director at an armor retailer in the UK, said: “We us...

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PAKISTAN RANGERS TO BE GIVEN 20,000 VESTS FOR CRACKDOWN AGAINST CRIMINALS IN KARACHI

An agreement has been reached for the local police and rangersto acquire 20,000 bulletproof vests and helmets. This ispreparation for the targeted operation against criminals in the area. Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah initiated the process. According to home department officials, the government will announce a tender for this connection soon. Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan assured a ‘surgical’ operation in th...

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AMAZON RIVER FISH INSPIRES NEW BODY ARMOUR TYPE

Scientists are constantly looking for new ways to enhance the effectiveness of body armour. One of the last places anyone would expect to find a lead is in the Brazilian Amazon River. Special fish that inhabit this river known as Arapaima gigas are equipped with skin that is able to repel the powerful bite of a piranha. This may be ideal as a basis for knife and ballistic protection. Dr. Robert Ritchie, a scientist at University of California ...

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BOUNCERS HAVE RESORTED TO WEARING STAB PROOF VESTS IN NEWQUAY

Bouncing is a job that many people view as being somewhat glamorous. The bouncers get to decide who is allowed to stay in a club or bar and who has to leave. This kind of power is often very appealing to many people and thus makes them think that it is a great job to have. While being a bouncer does provide someone with a lot of power, it also comes with great responsibility. A bouncer is responsible for removing drunk, belligerent, or dangero...

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SAFEGUARD COLLEGE DONATION INITIATIVE

As part of its college-oriented initiative to support local education institutions in improving their Public Service courses, SafeGuard Clothing has embarked on a nationwide donation campaign. As a leading supplier of protection wear to many military, police forces and security companies - the brand is known for the quality of its equipment that is well-suited to aid students in their training for a career in the uniformed services. Under this..."

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