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New, 'lighter' stab vests authorised by Home Office

Body armour comprised of material 15 times stronger than quality steel now marketed in UK.

A DSM Dyneema publicity image showing a version of a stab vest made from its super-strength polyethylene material

A DSM Dyneema publicity image showing a version of a stab vest made from its super-strength polyethylene material

Date - 10th March 2016
By - Josh Loeb - Police Oracle
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A new breed of advanced stab vest has been authorised by the Home Office. The product, manufactured by Cheshire-based company Aegis Engineering Ltd, is formed of dyneema – a brand of light but super-strength polyethylene fibre – and is...
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