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MARCH 2014
Is Journalist Body Armor Up To The Task In Venezuela & Ukraine?
There is a major difference between street violence and shots fired. The protest that are currently taking place in two separate countries reached new levels this week when guns were added into the mix, making life much more difficult for journalists covering the events. Click here to read more.

FEBRUARY 2014
Caring For Your Body Armor
In order for your vest to last, it is very important to properly maintain it. This article contains all the information you need to take care of your vest, including instructions for storage, assembly, and cleaning. Click here to read more.

AUGUST 2013
More Active Shooter Incidents Involve High Powered Rifles
A recent Texas State University report paints an interesting picture of the changing threat landscape facing law enforcement and security personnel in the U.S. Click here to read the complete newsitem.

JUNE 2013
Spartanc81 Reviews EnGarde Hard Armor Panels
The crew at Spartanc81 took two of our plates and subjected them to some brutal punishment, far beyond their rated capacities.Click here to read the complete newsitem.

MAY 2013
EnGarde Introduces New MT-PRO™ Multi-Threat Panel
EnGarde is proud to announce the introduction of our new MT-PRO™ multi-threat panel that fits in many of our popular ballistic models such as the DeLuxe, Patrol and Leopard.  Click here to read the complete newsitem.

JAN 2013
EnGarde Looking Forward to 2013
At EnGarde the new year is our favorite time of year because this is the time we look back at the notes and messages from customers who are still alive because they were wearing our body armor. Click here to read the complete newsletter.

JAN 2013
NIJ Body Armor Standard
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) first began testing and producing body armor (safety vests) and performance criteria for ballistic and stab resistance during the mid-1970s. And, since that time, the lives of more than 3,000 officers were saved. Click here to read more.

DEC 2012
EnGarde Signs License Agreement With DSM Dyneema
EnGarde BV, one of the top manufacturers of bulletproof vests and high quality body armor, and DSM Dyneema, producer of ultra-lightweight Dyneema® fabric, have signed a Trademark License Agreement. Click here to read the complete article.

OCT 2012
EnGarde Distributor Inks Deal With Police Association
Argentea, EnGarde’s main distributor in Portugal, announced a major new deal with the Association of Police Professionals (ASPP-PSP), the largest union representing Portuguese police professionals. Click here to read the complete article.


OCT 2012
IKEA In Greece Chooses EnGarde 2012
To help insure the safety of their staff and customers, security guards at all the IKEA stores in Greece and Cyprus will be fitted with the latest EnGarde equipment. Click here to read the complete article.

NOV 2011
EnGarde Bomb Blankets Adapt To The Threat
The EnGarde body armor Ballistic Bomb Blanket is one of the most versatile and useful pieces of ballistic protective equipment we offer.  Our bomb blankets provide personnel and property with Level IIIA protection from small explosive devices and grenade fragments in a convenient,  lightweight package that can be deployed quickly and easily in a variety of threat situations. Click here to read the complete article.

NOV 2011
EnGarde introduces ultra light body armor
Providing the most comfortable and highest possible level of ballistic and trauma protection yet, EnGarde has developed a revolutionary ultrathin, lightweight body armor. With this new NIJ Level IIIA+ ballistic armor package, EnGarde will continue to provide its clients in law enforcement, private security agencies and the military with maximum protection. Click here to read the complete article.

OCT 2011
EnGarde Tactical Armor for Crew Protection
Lookouts scan the horizon, searching for any boat or vessel that looks out of place, careful eyes watch the radar screen. The entire crew is on edge; radio chatter between ships is nearly constant. Click here to read the complete article.

MAY 2011
EnGarde introduces Marine Tactical Kits
In order to improve the safety of merchant mariners EnGarde has recently developed three tactical armor kits. These tactical kits have been especially designed for mariners operating in high threat sea zones. Click here to read the download the brochure.

NOV 2010

EnGarde has received an undisclosed order of delivery to supply Canadian Helicopters Ltd. with bullet proof vests for protection in Afghanistan. Click here to read the complete article.

NOV 2009
One of the world’s largest open-hatch fleet company chooses EnGarde.

JAN 2009
Greek Navy Chooses EnGarde Body Armor for Anti-Piracy Mission in Somalia
Greece, Britain, France and Germany will provide warships for the initial naval contingent. France and Italy will provide patrol aircraft. The task force will replace a Nato force that has been in the region escorting cargo ships to Somalia since the end of October. Click here to read the complete press release.

AUG 2007
EnGarde body armor vests outperform standard issue Police vests
In a recent study EnGarde body armor vests were compared head-to-head with standard issue police body armor. The test showed a significant increase in satisfaction with EnGarde vests across all categories tested. Click here to read the complete press release.

AUG 2007
EnGarde further expands its international presence and is proud that EnGarde distributors also become active in Ecuador, Italy, Malaysia and Portugal.

JUL 2007
EnGarde wins second and third tender and delivers body armor to ground personnel ISAF (NATO), Afghanistan. Details are classified.

OCT 2006
EnGarde wins tender and delivers body armor to ground personnel ISAF (NATO), Afghanistan. Details are classified.

JAN 2006
New ENGARDEIIIA-PRO body armor model tested through NLECTC and found to comply with Type IIIA performance in accordance with NIJ 2005 Interim Requirements for Bullet-Resistant Body Armor. Click here New ENGARDEIIIA-PRO body armor model tested through NLECTC and found to comply with Type IIIA performance in accordance with NIJ 2005 Interim Requirements for Bullet-Resistant Body Armor. Click here to read the complete press release.

JUNE 2005
IAP Worldwide Services and AIM Group choose for EnGarde Employees from IAP Worldwide Services and the AIM Group choose for EnGarde body armor to protect themselves against fire arm threats in Iraq.