Department of Defense body armor programs by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services.

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  • United States. -- Dept. of Defense -- Procurement,
  • United States. -- Army -- Supplies and stores -- Quality control,
  • United States. -- Marine Corps -- Supplies and stores -- Quality control,
  • Body armor -- United States -- Evaluation,
  • Logistics -- Evaluation

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StatementCommittee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session.
LC ClassificationsKF27 .A7 2007x
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 225 p. :
Number of Pages225
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Open LibraryOL23176715M
ISBN 100160826799
ISBN 109780160826795
LC Control Number2009376329

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Army, the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to harmonize the test method standards and related standards applied to ballistic-resistant protective gear, such as helmets and vests.

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SourceAmerica, Vienna, Virginia, was awarded a $24, firm-fixed-price contract to re-purpose legacy body armor vests into the newly-designed Modular Scalable Vest configuration.

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Originally known as the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), the agency was created in February 7, by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in response to the Soviet. Department of Defense Body Armor Programs June 6, "The committee will come to order.

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The LESO/ Program handles excess military property for use by law enforcement agencies, but prohibits transfer of military uniforms, body armor, Kevlar helmets and the other items discussed above. Army Colonel David Rolfe's military career has gone to the dogs.

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We have with us today two panels of distinguished witnesses representing the military services, private industry, and independent agencies.

Over several decades, the program has shipped over $ billion of Defense Department property to more than 8, law enforcement agencies.

All of it has been virtually free, courtesy of the U.S. Department of Defense and its program, which has given law enforcement agencies across the country access to. In a eulogy of sorts, Smith said the project had helped SOCOM develop partnerships with new industry players and brought about real improvements in lightweight body armor and situational awareness.

And under the Defense Production Act, President Donald Trump was able to compel private corporations, namely defense contractors, to accept contracts and assist in the production of desperately needed personal protective equipment, like masks.

Weeks later, the Pentagon decided that the production of jet engine parts, among other things, was an appropriate use of taxpayer-funded COVID. The Defense Department used portions of a $1 billion fund from Congress meant to aid in procuring medical supplies for the coronavirus pandemic.

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Here's a look at how that money will be spent. H.R. ( th): To improve Department of Defense policies relating to body armor. React to this bill with an emoji Save your opinion on this bill on a six-point scale from strongly oppose to strongly support.

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The body armor will be evaluated based on ballistic tests, form, wear and comfort, and cost, Myles said. As a stop-gap measure, the Army will soon issue a battalion of Soldiers with the 4th Infantry Division the lightweight body armor that Special Operations Forces wear, he said.

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The first, the Small Arms Protective Insert (SAPI), called for ceramic composite plates with a mass of 20–30 kg/m 2 (4–5 lb/ft 2).

SAPI plates have a black fabric cover with the text "mm M80 Ball Protection"; as expected, they are required to stop three rounds of x51mm M.

The new NIJ Standard requires that the velocity for both new and conditioned body armor be the same. This will help ensure body armor performs at a high level in all environments. There are many differences between the rifle (RF) protection levels in the new NIJ Standard and those in the NIJ Standard the Department of Defense’s (DOD) and the services’ action to protect ground forces, GAO of the U.S.

Code allows each service to have separate programs, according to Army and Marine Corps officials. Nevertheless, the services body armor protection, especially since combat operations began in .In the Army expects to roll out a new, lighter body armor system.

The armor will provide at least as much protection as today’s system, but with more comfort, and greater flexibility to adjust based on the mission, Army officials said.

The Torso and Extremities Protection, or TEP, program cleared the engineering and development phases last summer, and will move into a few years of.

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