EDEN, N.C., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KDH Defense Systems, Inc. (KDH), a leading manufacturer of American-made custom body armor solutions for military, law enforcement and federal agencies, today announced that four new ballistic models have been certified by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the research, development and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice, under the new NIJ Standard-0101.06. These new models are available for immediate purchase in concealable and tactical body armor configurations.
"We are pleased to receive these notices of compliance from the NIJ which include two Level II and two Level IIIA certifications for both male and female models," said Paul Larkin, National Sales Director for KDH. "KDH currently has eleven models now certified under the NIJ .06 Standard and others awaiting approval."
Dave Herbener, Chief Executive Officer for KDH commented, "With these new certified packages, and others to be announced in the near future, KDH can provide our law enforcement customers and federal agencies with innovative options to protect them against nearly any potential threat level they may encounter in the line of duty. These technologically advanced ballistic packages underscore KDH's commitment to developing and providing the very best in life-saving ballistic protection while simultaneously allowing for comfort, mobility, functionality and operational performance."
KDH's NIJ Standard-0101.06 body armor is eligible for U.S. DOJ BVP (Bulletproof Vest Partnership Act) funding and is manufactured in accordance with ISO 9001:2008 standards. NIJ Standard-0101.06, Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor, is the latest evolution in standards by which law enforcement protective vests are measured and establishes minimum performance requirements and test methods for the ballistic resistance of personal body armor intended to protect against gunfire.
ABOUT KDH DEFENSE SYSTEMS, INC.
KDH Defense Systems, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of American-made custom body armor solutions for military, law enforcement and federal agencies. Headquartered in Eden, North Carolina, KDH's ISO 9001 certified manufacturing facility currently consists of 139,000 square feet of armor cutting, sewing and ballistic design operations, as well as product development, sales and administration. The Eden facility resides in Rockingham County. Website: http://www.KDHdefensesystems.com
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