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More than 1,400 federal agents are wearing expired body armor
Federal agents have been wearing expired body armor for months, according to a Washington lawmaker. U.S. Senator Charles Grassley says that over 1,400 U.S. Marshals are impacted, exposing them to unnecessary risk.
Ballistic vests can actually wear out or age so much that they become less effective at stopping bullets. Typically, a vest is designed to last five years, but factors such as how the vest is worn or where it is stored can affect efficacy.
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Fabrics as the New Software
Advances in fabric technology have made today’s uniforms both comfortable and good looking, a far cry from those worn by previous generations. Now, the industry is readying itself for the next leap forward; a uniform that looks good, feels good, and acts “smart.” In the very near future, uniforms, apparel and accessories could include fabrics that see, hear, sense, communicate, regulate temperature, monitor health and change color.
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