Made in the USA, the VALIANT™ Series of NIJ certified soft armor is available for law enforcement, private security and military personnel.
Boynton Beach, Fla. (Ammoland.com) – TPG BLACK, the exclusive line of American-made products offered by Tacprogear (TPG), now includes the Made in America VALIANT™ Series Level IIIA Soft Armor. This model of armor has been determined to comply with NIJ Standard–0101.06 by the NIJ Compliance Testing Program and is listed on the NIJ Compliant Products List.
“After nearly one year of research and development with our partners from Hyosung, we are very proud of the results we have obtained,” stated CEO Dan Lounsbury. With a thickness at just 0.30”, an area density of 1.15 psf and a high flexibility, the VALIANT™ Series Level IIIA Soft Armor is made from Hyosung ALKEX® unidirectional material in a BLACKSEAL™ construction with a Brookwood 70D with laminated polyurethane protective cover and sealed with a Sonobond Ultrasonic Bond. It is available in all TPG vest patterns, as well as OEM Armor specifications, in NIJ C-1 through NIJ C-5 template sizes. Product applications include concealable body armor, external carriers, plate carriers and tactical body armor.
Tacprogear (TPG) is a leading manufacturer of tactical equipment used by professionals around the globe. The TPG product lines include apparel, armor, bags and packs, pockets and pouches, footwear, accessories and more.
Bridging the gap between outdoor functionality and real world requirements, TPG BLACK is designing new solutions through the innovative use of lightweight materials and cutting edge manufacturing techniques. TPG BLACK relies heavily upon the constant feedback and input from operators in the field, and seeks to continually evolve the product offerings. TPG BLACK manufactures an exclusive line of American Made, Mission Specific products in South Florida. www.tacprogear.com and www.tpgblack.com.
ALKEX® is brand of para-Aramid fiber which Hyosung corporation developed with its own technology and is used in various applications such as protection for army, police (body armor, bulletproof helmet, vehicle armoring), optical cable (reinforcement of optic fiber), rubber reinforcement(hose, belt and tire) and substitute of asbestos(automotive brake pads, lining and gaskets).
About Hyosung Corporation
Hyosung Corporation, founded in 1966, with head office in Seoul (South Korea) develops, produces and distributes products for various applications in industrial materials industry, power systems and industrial machinery industry, chemical industry, textile industry, information technology and construction industry. In 2013 the overall Hyosung Group made a turnover of approx. 11 billion US$, with more than 25,000 employees in 27 countries worldwide. www.hyosung.com
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