The ability to work in the dark has always been an advantage in combat. The ability to work in the dark without traditional illumination e.g. flashlight or visible lasers, is a game changer. Not that long ago, thermal imagery and night vision were a commodity available to only the most elite military and law enforcement teams.
I know I've said it before but just as a reminder, not all gear is created equal. When we began this endeavor we made a promise not to sell junk. We pursued relationships with manufacturers that offered the best gear, best customer service, and a passion to take care of the end user.
As if law enforcement hasn't had enough to worry about, the threat of chemical weapons is reintroducing many challenges for responders. For those of us old enough to remember, the post 911 anthrax scares had police departments across the country scrambling to procure WMD suits
The concept of a bump helmet rarely conjured up any thoughts of ballistic protection and vice versa. One helmet was typically used for bump protection but offered no real ballistic protection and another helmet served to give the wearer ballistic protection