Category Archives: Tactical Products Know-How

We designed “Tactical products know-how” to share our knowledge about all tactical products. You will see the comparison between different tactical optics, the instruction on how to use the gears, the proper equipment to improve your shooting experience…, and so forth.

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Modular Tactical Vest: Essential, Versatile, Protective

Tactical vests have long been an integral part of the gear for military and law enforcement. However, the Modular Tactical Vest (MTV) stands out for its adaptability and customizable design after years of research and improved design. This article provides an overview of what MTV is, its historical development, and the types of MTVs, including[…]

How Does Body Armor Work?

What is Body Armor? Body armor is a broad term that encapsulates all types of protective gear designed to prevent injury, but most well known is armor designed to stop bullets and shrapnel. Originating from the armor worn by warriors in ancient battles, modern body armor has come a long way in terms of technology[…]

Polyethylene and UHMWPE: An Innovative Approach to Body Armor

Steel and ceramic body armor plates have a fairly long history relative to modern ballistic armor. However newer technology and materials like polyethylene, specifically UHMWPE, ultra high molecular weight polyethylene have presented interesting opportunities for manufacturing armor. Polyethylene has several advantages over more traditional materials in terms of weight and comfort. We are going to[…]

Bulletproof Vest vs. Body Armor: Understanding the Differences

When it comes to safety equipment terms like ‘body armor,’ ‘bulletproof vest,’ and ‘bulletproof armor’ are often used interchangeably. However, while these terms are related, they do not mean the same thing. It’s important to understand the differences and what each piece of equipment is designed to do to ensure you’re adequately protected in dangerous[…]

What is a Tourniquet and How Do You Use One?

Recently we discussed the importance of IFAK pouches, their contents, and why you should consider one. Today we are talking purely about tourniquets. Tourniquets are a shockingly simple, yet life saving tool designed to stop arterial and other severe bleeding. Imagine you come upon a severe car accident while traveling a rural road, hiking in[…]

What is the NIJ? Benefits and Certifications

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice. Their purpose is to advance the knowledge of crime and justice in the United States by focusing on science and research. The NIJ was established in 1968 and has continued to put out vast reports and[…]

Understanding Stab, Spike, and Edge Blade Resistant Armor

In a world that sometimes requires us to take extra measures to ensure our safety protective gear has become increasingly important. Among these protective measures body armor plays a crucial role in offering protection against a range of threats. In this article, we’ll delve into the world of stab-resistant armor (aka stab proof vest) exploring[…]

Benefits of Steel Body Armor: Why It’s Still Relevant

The threats humans face in combat have evolved drastically over the course of human history. With the evolution of threats has come the evolution of how to counter them but at a slower rate of course. So why are we still using steel body armor for ballistic threats all these years later? Let’s get into[…]

Concealable Body Armor vs Tactical Body Armor

Body armor is a crucial component in personal protection, and is used extensively in various sectors, including law enforcement, military, and civilians. Depending on the situation armor can either be worn as concealed body armor or tactical body armor. This article will delve into these two types, comparing their features, benefits, and typical applications. Concealable[…]

Explore The Different Types of Hard Body Armor

Types of Hard Body Armor

Body armor has become an essential piece of equipment for military, law enforcement, and civilians who want protection. This article is about hard body armor. This article discusses hard body armor. It will cover its properties and compare it to soft body armor. Additionally, it will examine various types of hard body armor plates. Lastly,[…]