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Arms Technica and the tale of the Nonda Zus Kevlar cable

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Arms Technica and the tale of the Nonda Zus Kevlar cable

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Attention PR folks: On average, I get about 100 pitch e-mails a day, and most of them get ignored. But this is how you get my attention: 590 more words

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Next week is National Police Week and the week after is National Emergency Services Week.  While the past several years have illustrated the need for perhaps greater diversity training, more funds allocated to scenario-based trainings, and better public relations and community functions between law enforcement and the citizens they serve and protect, no one should deny the bravery needed to do the jobs these two weeks commemorate. 588 more words

Military Defense News: South Korea's Liquid Body Armor Scandal

Had the military not stopped this shady deal, 300,000 troops would have received faulty vests

In 2007, the South Korean military became seduced by liquid armor, a new technology which promised to save soldiers from North Korean bullets. 407 more words

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Donations Brings In Nearly $35,000 For K-9 Bullet Proof Vests

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FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – The Fort Worth Police Department has eleven K-9 units, but didn’t have one bullet proof vest for any of the dogs. 126 more words

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Kevlar Inventor, a Woman!

If you’ve ever worn a helmet, skied, or driven on a suspension bridge, then you’ve experienced the work of Stephanie Kwolek, who invented Kevlar. Kwolek was always interested in fibers from a young age. 135 more words

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