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 · May 28, 2007: The recent controversy over Dragon Skin body armor has raised far more questions than answers. In one sense, it shows that the Army is serious about getting its troops the best armor available. In another sense, it shows how the media can royally get things wrong - and in getting it wrong can get troops killed. How?

Dragon Skin Body Armor Dumped By DoJ

 · Pinnacle Armor, Inc. is the maker of dragon skin body armor. NIJ, OJP's research, development, and evaluation component, has reviewed evidence provided by the Dragon Skin body armor manufacturer and has determined that …

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Don't Buy Dragon Skin Armor - Here's Why [2021 Update]

 · The primary concern for Dragon Skin body armor is that its second-shot performance didn't comply with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) …

Revealed: DoJ Dumps Dragon Skin body armor – HotAir

 · Pinnacle Armor, Inc. is the maker of "dragon skin" body armor. NIJ, OJP's research, development, and evaluation component, has reviewed evidence provided by the body armor manufacturer and has determined that the evidence is insufficient to demonstrate that the body armor model will maintain its ballistic performance over its six-year ...

Pinnacle Armor | SFTT

By Nathaniel R. Helms. The United States Army claims it has not mounted a campaign to make soldiers shed their clearly superior Dragon Skin body armor in favor of the Army's inferior Interceptor OTV. Over the last seven months Army officials have alternately claimed and denied that they know all about the capabilities of Dragon Skin ...

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 · Dragon Skin became the subject of controversy with the U.S. Army over testing it against its Interceptor body armor. The Army claimed Pinnacle's body armor was not proven to be effective. In test runs for the Air Force there were multiple failures to …

Are U.S. soldiers wearing the best body armor?

 · The Army insists the body armor troops are now wearing — called Interceptor — is the very best in the world. And, without question, those vests have saved lives in Iraq and Afghanistan. But an ...

Why is Dragon Skin armor banned? – Pvillage.org

Why is Dragon Skin armor banned? On March 30, 2006 the Army banned all privately purchased commercial body armor in theater. Army officials told the Associated Press that the ban order was prompted by concerns that soldiers or their families were buying inadequate or untested commercial armor from private companies.

News Flash: The Battle over Body Armor - Michael Yon

 · An NBC News investigative report in May claimed that the flexible Dragon Skin armor was far more protective than the current Interceptor system, which uses two rigid ceramic plates to stop armor-piercing bullets.

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 · Dragon skin – wow, there is a blast from the past… Air Force bought into it, but of the first 300 we got were defective. Poor quality control, between 1/2 to 3/4 had to go back to the manufacture (straight out of the box), piss poor stitching, missing disks, broken disks…

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Dragon Skin body armor was a type of ballistic vest or body armor designed by the now-defunct company Pinnacle Armor. It was made for law enforcement and military officials as well as the general public. Army officials banned Dragon Skin armor in 2006 from military use because of the controversy that went into its testing and trials.

Is body armor legal in all states? – Ulmerstudios

Dragon Skin became the subject of controversy with the U.S. Army over testing it against its Interceptor body armor. The Army claimed Pinnacle's body armor was not proven to be effective. In test runs for the Air Force there were multiple failures to meet the claimed level of protection.

Dragon Skin armor: What Went Wrong? - Blueridge Armor

A Fresno police department commissioned 26 sets of Dragon Skin for its SWAT officers after a vest stopped .308 rounds from a rifle and 30 rounds from a 9mm MP5, fired from five feet away. Not content with that, they topped it off with 40 …

Dragon Skin Armor Passes More Tests: Dr. Gary Roberts …

 · by David Crane [email protected] On September 15 (2006), DefenseReview reported on Pinnacle Armor's SOV-2000 Dragon Skin panels passing all NIJ Level III test protocols and requirements for flexible armor systems (anti-rifle body armor). Well, SOV-2000 Dragon Skin has just passed another fairly tough ballistic test, this one performed …

Infantry: The Dragon Skin Dilemma - strategypage.com

 · August 14, 2007: The Dragon Skin armor was recently decertified by the National Institute of Justice, adding more controversy to the debate over the value of this armor design for protective vests. This loss of certification will cause many police agencies to reject this armor as a result. This is a serious blow to the manufacturer, which is trying to get the armor adopted by …

Billions in Body Armor Bought Without Full Tests | WIRED

 · For years, Pinnacle Armor Inc., makers of the Dragon Skin protective gear, accused Army officials of unfairly favoring rival Point Blank Body Armor. The Army went so far as to ban soldiers from ...

Body armor controversy returns – HotAir

 · Pinnacle contacted me in late 2005 to offer a discounted set of Dragon Skin body armor. After buying it for about $4,000, I tried it on, tried to work with it, and quickly concluded that I had just wasted $4,000. Dragon Skin is heavier and difficult to wear.

The Body Armor Wars - Dragon Skin VS. Interceptor Body ...

The fight over body armor approved by the DoA and the DoD continues to heat up. It's been ugly, but appears to be getting uglier. Here is where it sort of began in the Internets. Dragon Skin versus IBA. Slab at Op-For writes about the body armor issue - I think he makes solid points, especially addressing concerns in the Comments. More here, here and here.

Is body armor legal in New York State? – SidmartinBio

 · Dragon Skin became the subject of controversy with the U.S. Army over testing it against its Interceptor body armor. The Army claimed Pinnacle's body armor was not proven to be effective. In test runs for the Air Force there were multiple failures to …

How Much Does Dragon Skin Armor Cost? Where Can You …

Dragon Skin body armor, officially Pinnacle Armor's SOV 3000, is a flexible body armor that was marketed at a premium, costing around $5000 for a complete set. Due to problems with military testing and certification, it is currently only …

Body armor: The fog of war profiteering - Daily Kos

 · The Army will test Dragon Skin vests – along with products from any other bidder – if the maker of the controversial flexible body armor submits its …

Debate over body armor erupts at House hearing | Stars …

 · The debate over whether U.S. troops have the best body armor available came to Congress on Wednesday, as Defense officials and the maker of …

Spider Silk is Now Being Used to Make Body Armor

 · Aug 5, 2019. Body armor made from spider silk is in serious development and it is not as farfetched as it may seem. A decade from now, the military may be ordering this incredibly lightweight body armor for the troops. …

Army: Dragon Skin armor failed battery of tests

 · Army: Dragon Skin armor failed battery of tests. The U.S. Army, in a rare move Monday, released a barrage of test results showing that a privately-sold flexible body armor that some families have ...

Dragon Skin Body Armor - Why Was It Banned by the U.S ...

The Controversial Dragon Skin Body Armor Dragon Skin body armor has two-inch overlapping discs made of silicon carbide ceramic matrices and laminates like other ballistic plates. Due to its failure to pass army testing in 2006, the National …

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Dragon Skin body armor was a type of ballistic vest or body armor designed by the now-defunct company Pinnacle Armor. It was made for law enforcement and military officials as well as the general public. Army officials banned Dragon Skin armor in 2006 from military use because of the controversy that went into its testing and trials.

Body Armor Controversy: a_gunguy — LiveJournal

You know that there are a lot of people that think that anything that the Army says is the gospel truth and sometimes it is. There are shades of the truth that I would like to dispell for some of the detractors of Pinnacle Armor Inc. and Dragon Skin out there. Firstly I used…

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Dragon Skin body armor was a type of ballistic vest or body armor designed by the now-defunct company Pinnacle Armor. It was made for law enforcement and military officials as well as the general public. Army officials banned Dragon Skin armor in 2006 from military use because of the controversy that went into its testing and trials.

Dragon Skin Body Armor - Police Forums & Law …

 · 2: Dragon Skin Brochure: Configuration & Coverage Options. (GSA Prices are on Page 7) 3: Dragon Skin Accessories (Pricing page 4) If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me personally MON to FRI 8am to 5pm, PST Regards, John Bush Military & Law Enforcement Body Armor Sales Pinnacle Armor, Inc. 5425 E. Home Ave. #104 Fresno, CA ...

Infantry: The Dragon Skin Dilemma - StrategyPage

 · August 14, 2007: The Dragon Skin armor was recently decertified by the National Institute of Justice, adding more controversy to the debate over the value of this armor design for protective vests. This loss of certification will cause many police agencies to reject this armor as a …

"Dragon Skin" Authors Joe Trippi, Patrick Hayes and Jules

 · The subject is the saga of Dragon Skin body armor, still the source of misunderstandings and controversy, and for the first time anywhere this book reveals that its media-acclaimed inventor ...