Did you know that American-made equipment has been the standard for the US military since 1941, and was in fact codified in law in 2002? It makes sense – not only from a safety and security point of view, but also because it supports US industry.
There may be no such requirement for law enforcement and emergency services equipment today, but the appeal of “American made” is the same. After all, when it comes to police, first responders, or others who protect us, there’s simply no room for malfunction or delay.
So, what does American-made mean for body armor and protective equipment – and how does Dyneema® fiber and unidirectional (UD) material help protect those who protect us?