A Story Ignored: Body Armor Executive Indicted for Massive ...

Point Blank Solutions, Inc., formerly DHB Industries, is a leading U.S. manufacturer of body armor for our troops and law enforcement, manufacturing more than a million Interceptor body armor units that have been standard issue to our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan for the last several years.

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Our concealable body armor sytems are specially designed to defeat specific threats and to suit personal needs for comfort and fit.

Marines Recall Body Armor After Quality Is Questioned ...

Several vests manufactured by Point Blank Body Armor Inc., based in Pompano Beach, Fla., fell short of the Marines' standards during testing in 2004, said Capt. Jeff Landis, a Marine Corps ...

U.S.A.: The Marines Issued Sub-Standard Body Armor Found ...

The Army also buys body armor from Point Blank, but service officials said they have bought several versions of the Point Blank vest and that they never accepted vests from lots that failed testing. Facing two upcoming seven-month rotations of about 25,000 leathernecks to Iraq and ongoing deployments to Afghanistan, field commanders urged ...

(NIF) Iraqi "Point Blank" Body Armor - Middle East Militaria

Point Blank Body Armor was a big supplier to the New Iraqi Army after OIF ended. Their plate carriers were extensively worn by the ICDC and the Iraqi Army until about 2010 when they gradually were phased out. These are the types of …

Florida garment workers at Point Blank - The Militant

The company opened a second factory in nearby Deerfield Beach in response, transferring 100 strikebreakers there. The new plant was used to expand production of the Interceptor vest—in short supply and standard-issue for the U.S. occupying armies in Iraq and Afghanistan. Point Blank is the major supplier of these vests, which sell for $1,500 ...

The Militant - June 13, 2005 -- Oppose faulty gear for GIs

Point Blank's sale of defective vests is not an isolated case. Such consequences of war profiteering have marked every imperialist war. In the U.S.-led war and occupation of Iraq, some of the best-known cases of bid-rigging, fraud, and delivery of faulty parts involve companies such as Halliburton, Bechtel, and Boeing.

Body Armor & Plates - Interceptor Body Armor

Interceptor Base Vest Carrier Body Armor Manufactured by Point Blank Body Armor Size: Large Interceptor Outer Tactical Vest(OTV) NSN: 6-7916 Pre-Owned in very good nice condition. A few minor stains as shown in the photos. No rips. Tears, or excessive wear. All snaps. Buckles and velcro function as intended.

LATEST BODY ARMOR'S ONLY PROBLEM: COLOR - Hartford …

Point Blank Armor in Florida makes the Interceptor outer tactical vest. Last year, with the Iraq war flaring, the company faced a major spike in orders as the Department of Defense decided that ...

Tactical Vests | Point Blank Body Armor

Point Blank's full-line of mission adaptable tactical body armor systems are exclusively designed to meet the demanding needs of high-risk tactical teams.

Shipment of body armor vests on its way to Kuwait, Iraq ...

Soldiers wearing the vests in Iraq have been shot at point-blank range with AK-47s and lived to tell about it. As units assigned to Iraq’s first rotation make their way home through Kuwait ...

Interceptor Body Armor System - Olive-Drab.com

The Interceptor Multi-Threat Body Armor System went into production in 1999 under a five-year contract awarded by U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center to Point Blank Body Armor of Oakland Park, FL. The new Interceptor body armor was worn by …

Interceptor Body Armor - Wikipedia

Development and production. Materials for the Interceptor vest were developed by DARPA in the 1990s, and a contract for production was awarded to DHB Industries' Point Blank Body Armor, Inc., by the U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center.IBA was announced on April 13, 1998, and the contract to manufacture IBA was awarded to an Oakland Park, Florida-based company under …

IRAQ: All is Not Quiet on the Military Supply Front ...

DHB Industries, based in Westbury, N.Y., whose Point Blank subsidiary in Pompano Beach, Fla., is a leading manufacturer of bulletproof vests, found itself occupying this lucrative turf when the military awarded it hundreds of millions of dollars in body armor contracts in 2003 and 2004.