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  • Q: A Guide To Modern Personal Armor

    Personal Armor is defined as – the whole range of protective clothing that protects the wearer from bodily harm caused by any kind of weapon. There is a whole range of Modern Personal Armor available for the protection of military personnel, combat soldiers, law enforcement personnel & bodyguards.

    Personal Armor In History

    The Personal Armor finds frequent mention throughout the pages of history; from the Spartans, to the Samurais, to the Mycenaeans to the Medieval Knights, the Personal Armor is an age old invention. Initially developed to protect the wearer from the inclement weather conditions & animal attacks, the Personal Armor eventually came to be used in combat & warfare.

    Modern Personal Armor & Common Types

    With technology taking huge strides, the Personal Armor has undergone great transformation & there is a world of difference in the kind of armors used till about a decade ago, & those in use today.

    Interceptor Body Armor (IBA)

    Interceptor Body Armor (IBA) is one among the many types of Body Armors in use today. This kind of Body Armor is widely in use in the U.S Army. Such type of Body Armor generally consists of two essential parts – one is the OTV (Outer Tactical Vest) & the other is the SAPI (Small Arms Protective Insert). The Interceptor Body Armor protects the wearer from bullets, projectiles & is even resistant to heat.

    Bulletproof Ballistic Shield

    Bulletproof Ballistic Shields are commonly used by law enforcements teams all across the world, & are specifically designed to protect from projectile attacks or weapons. The Bulletproof Ballistic Shield offers the wielder the advantage of protecting oneself from any form of projectile attack by moving the shield in the line of attack & thus, effectively blocking it.

    Tactical Ballistic Protection Helmet

    Tactical Ballistic Protection Helmet is a very effective type of protective headgear which is very commonly used in modern warfare & combat. The Tactical Ballistic Protection Helmet is very effective in protecting the wearers from concussion caused by bomb explosions.

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  • Q: Some Interesting Facts About Bullet-Proof Armor

    Bullet-Proof Armor is among the most basic kind of protective clothing that is worn by combat soldiers & law enforcement teams for personal safety. The Bullet-Proof Armor basically works by catching & deforming the incoming bullet (in the shape of a dish), thus effectively stopping it. As the bullet is forced into a dish shape, the force of the incoming bullet gets spread over a wide area, which halts its progress along the path.

    Bullet-Proof Armor – Some Interesting Facts

    Earliest Traces Of Bullet-Proof Armor

    Humans have always used body shields & armors for protection from animals & attacks from other humans. The earliest materials used to make body armors include animal skins & later on, other sturdier materials like – woods & metals were used as protective wear. The earliest recorded instance of the use of Soft Body Armor dates back to the Medieval Japanese who were proficient in the art of making soft armor from silk.

    1960s – The First Of The Many Types Of Concealable Body Armor Designs Were Introduced

    Though Bullet-Proof Armor were being used before 1960s, & also made an entry in World War II, the effectiveness of such Bullet-Proof Armors was limited. Known as the ‘Flak Jacket’, the Bullet-Proof Armor introduced during World War II was ineffective in stopping most of the rifle & pistol shots. The ‘Flak Jacket’ made from ballistic nylon only offered protection from munitions fragments. But in the1960s, with the invention of new fibers, the first of the many Concealable Body Armors were introduced.

    May 17, 1973 (Detroit, Michigan) – First Recorded Instance Of A US Law Enforcement Officer Being Saved By Concealable Bullet-Proof Body Armor

    Police Officer Ron Jagielski was hit straight on the chest by a .38 caliber special bullet, but lived to tell the tale, all thanks to the Concealable Bullet-Proof Body Armor that he was wearing.

    Compass International Corp. Ltd., an ISO Certified Company, is among the prominent defense products Manufacturer, Exporter and Supplier in Beijing, China. Under the leadership of a visionary like Mr. Frankie Lee (the owner), the company has come a long way since its establishment in 2001. Besides having four subsidiary offices in China, the company has also established two overseas offices in Hong Kong & Singapore. the company deals in a wide range of products like – Anti Riot Baton, Anti Riot Kit, Bulletproof Ballistic Shield, Tactical Ballistic Protection Helmet, Military Police Duty Belt, Thumb Break Holsters, Tactical Body Armor, Bullet Proof Products, Ballistic Products, Anti-Riot Armor, HPPE Anti Ballistic Panels, Anti-Riot Helmet, Anti-Riot Shield, Police Handcuffs, etc. To ensure high quality & flawlessness in all products, the company has invested in R&D and engineering center (equipped with exhibition hall, testing labs and assembly workshops). For more information, log on to http://www.compassarmor.com/ & http://www.compassint.cn/

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  • Q: Guidelines On Proper Use Of Police Handcuffs

    Police Handcuffs are universally used by law enforcement agencies across the world, as an effective means of restraint. Though an effective way to restraint an offender, there are some guidelines that dictate the parameters of the proper use of Police Handcuffs. These guidelines are necessary in order to ensure that the Police Handcuffs are not misused by law enforcement officers. Before discussing the guidelines, the need for using Police Handcuffs is outlined.

    The Use Of Police Handcuffs

    Police Handcuffs are not to be used in every arrest, rather there are certain situations that make the use of Handcuffs mandatory. Handcuffing is recommended when the offender is attempting to escape the arrest, or is posing a threat to the safety of people nearby (or attempting to harm himself/herself). Besides these, if the offender refuses to comply with the requests of the officer, then the situation may validate the use of Police Handcuffs.

    Guidelines On Proper Use Of Police Handcuffs

    While restraining the offenders by using Police Handcuffs, it should be ensured that the handcuffs are properly secured, & are not too loose or tight. As far as possible, the hands should be restrained at the back, with both the palms facing each other or back-to-back.

    The arresting officer should be able to justify the need for the use of handcuffs, & time for which the offender was handcuffed.

    When restraining an offender using Police Handcuffs, it should be ensured that the offender is in a good physical condition, & being handcuffed does not pose any threat to his/her physical well being.

    In case the offender has a previous track record for escaping arrests, or verbally gives any indication that he/she may attempt to escape, or has a track record for getting violent, the officer may use Police Handcuffs to restrain the person.

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  • Q: A Bulletproof Vest Is An Inevitable Protective Shield In Military And Police Forces

    The Bulletproof Vest has emerged as a vital component in the military & law enforcement, & is responsible for saving the lives of 1000s of military & law enforcement personnel around the world. By investing in good quality Bulletproof Vest, law enforcement agencies & military outfits can ensure the safety of their most important assets i.e. their personnel.

    The latest statistics on police fatalities reveal that gunfire accounts for more than 30% of police personnel deaths. The saddest part about the whole deal is that many of these deaths could easily have been avoided if only the victims had been wearing Bulletproof Vest.

    Bulletproof Vests – Different Types

    As per NIJ (National Institute Of Justice) standards, the Bulletproof Vests can be classified according to the level of protection they provide to the wearer. Type IIA Body Armor is rated the lowest & can only withstand handgun projectiles with a force up to 9 mm or .40 caliber. Type IIIA is capable of withstanding .44 Magnum shots. Type II can easily resist high-velocity 9 mm rounds and .357 caliber rounds. Type III with an added protection is equipped with a hard armor plate & is designed to withstand 7.62 mm steel-jacketed rifle rounds. Among the highest rated one is the Type IV & can easily deflect .30 caliber armor-piercing rifle bullets.

    Tactical Gear refers to superior quality Bulletproof Vest which offers protection to the wearer from high caliber rifle shots & are usually heavy. They are generally made of combination of Kevlar fabric and ceramic armor plates. Being heavy the gear restricts the mobility of the wearer & limits the ability to maneuver. Though the Tactical Gear can be camouflaged, it is not easy to conceal.

    Concealable Vests are very commonly used by law enforcement personnel & combat soldiers around the world. They offer excellent protection against handgun shots & can be easily concealed within the clothing.

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  • Q: Maintenance Tips For Tactical Body Armor

    In the recent years, with rising crime rate & advancement in firearm technology, the Tactical Body Armors have come to assume a critical role in ensuring the welfare & safety of the law enforcement officers & combat soldiers. There have been many developments in the basic design of the Tactical Body Armors since they were first introduced. There is no doubt about the fact that the Tactical Body Armors have a significant role in ensuring that law enforcement officers & soldiers are protected from projectile attacks.

     Tips On How To Take Care Of The Tactical Body Armor

    The typical Tactical Body Armor comprises of three components – the carrier garment, the trauma panels & the Kevlar panels. Almost Tactical Body Armors come with warnings/instructions attached to the inside of armor which should be diligently followed to ensure long life & excellent performance of the Body Armor.

    The ballistic panel should never be machine or dry-cleaned. The bleach & other chemicals used in such cleaning processes could damage the Body Armor.

    Another maintenance tip is to ensure that the ballistic panels are never exposed to the sunlight for an extended period.

    The Body Armor should never be left in the trunk of the car for extended period of time as the heat could cause damage.

    When in storage, the Body Armor should be laid down flat & it should be ensured that no other thing is kept on it.

    The Body Armor should only be worn by the person for whom it is measured & fitted.

    When dirty, the best thing to do would be to wipe down the Body Armor with a damp cloth.

    Exposure to moisture can cause damage to the Body Armor & therefore it should be stored in a moisture proof area.

    Being an ISO Certified Company, Compass International Corp. Ltd. is a reputed Manufacturer, Exporter and Supplier of Defense Related Products like – Anti Riot Baton, Anti Riot Kit, Bulletproof Ballistic Shield, Tactical Ballistic Protection Helmet, Military Police Duty Belt, Thumb Break Holsters, Tactical Body Armor, Bullet Proof Products, Ballistic Products, Anti-Riot Armor, HPPE Anti Ballistic Panels, Anti-Riot Helmet, Anti-Riot Shield, Police Handcuffs, etc. With over 12 years of rich experience in the domain of defense product manufacturing, the company believes in providing only the best to all the clients. For this, the company has invested in a state-of-art manufacturing facility, a hi-tech R&D centre & advanced testing labs. To know more, log on to visit http://www.compassarmor.com/ & http://www.compassint.cn/

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  • Q: Tips On How To Buy The Best Body Armor

    The decision to buy Body Armor requires much thought & consideration, as making a wrong choice in this case could actually prove fatal & life threatening in a worst case scenario. There are a few tips mentioned in the below write-up which will help in making a right choice.

    Tips On How To Buy The Best Body Armor

    Determine What Type Of Body Armor Is Required Depending Upon The Potential Threat.

    According to the NIJ standards, the Body Armors can be classified into different types based on the level of protection they offer to the wearer.

    o       Type I – This lightweight Body Armor is the most basic types of protection that every officer is supposed to have. The Type I Body Armor effectively deflects .22 long rifle lead shots & .380 ACP full metal jacketed shots as well.

    o       Type II-A   – Such type of Body Armor is capable of deflecting lower velocity 9mm and 40 S&W shots effectively

    o       Other classifications include Type II (deflects 9mm; .357 Magnum), Type III-A (deflects High Velocity 9mm; .44 Magnum), Type III (deflects Rifle shots), Type IV (deflects Armor Piercing Rifle shots).]

    Determine How Comfortable The Selected Body Armor Type Is.

    This is an important question to ask especially if the Body Armor is going to be utilized for daily routine use. Since the officer would need to wear the Body Armor for a major part of the day, it should be comfortable. The weight distribution should be equal, so as to avoid discomfort. It should not be so bulky so as to limit the mobility of the wearer. Also the heat buildup in the Body Armor is a big consideration as it will determine for how long the Body Armor can be worn at a stretch.

    Select An Appropriate Body Armor Depending On The Body Coverage Provided.

    The Body Armor should provide suitable coverage – front, back & sides & should be a perfect fit for the designated wearer. A proper fit means adequate coverage & protection to the wearer.

    An ISO Certified Company, Compass International Corp. Ltd. has established itself as a reliable Manufacturer, Exporter and Supplier of Defense Related Products. Products marketed by the company include – Anti Riot Baton, Anti Riot Kit, Bulletproof Ballistic Shield, Tactical Ballistic Protection Helmet, Military Police Duty Belt, Thumb Break Holsters, Tactical Body Armor, Bullet Proof Products, Ballistic Products, Anti-Riot Armor, HPPE Anti Ballistic Panels, Anti-Riot Helmet, Anti-Riot Shield, Police Handcuffs, etc. Apart from having four subsidiary offices in China, the company also has two overseas offices in Hong Kong & Singapore. For more information about the company, log on to http://www.compassarmor.com/ & http://www.compassint.cn/

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Compass International Corp. is a reputed Manufacturer, Exporter and Supplier of Defense Related Products like – Anti Riot Baton, Anti Riot Kit, Bulletproof Ballistic Shield, Tactical Ballistic Protection Helmet, Military Police Duty Belt, Thumb Break Holsters, Tactical Body Armor, Bullet Proof Products, Ballistic Products, Anti-Riot Armor, Anti Ballistic Panels, Anti-Riot Helmet, Anti-Riot Shield, Police Handcuffs, etc. With over teens years of rich experience in the domain of defense product manufacturing, the company believes in providing only the best to all the clients.


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