Military News Items You May Have Missed – July 31, 2010

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  • Google Alerts – body armor – Former *Body*-*Armor* Executive on Trial for Fraud – Blogrunner

    July 27, 2010 – This long trial is finally drawing to a close. It is sad to think that body armor used by the majority of our troops in Afghanistan and Iraq have been supplied by a company run by Mr. Brooks. Point Blank Armor is now in Chapter 11. Can’t we do better for our troops?

  • Google Alerts – military helmets – Better armor, *helmets* expected soon | *Military* Daily News

    June 14, 2010 – Certainly, improved body armor and helmets for Marines serving in harm’s way is to be applauded. Unfortunately, inadequate testing procedures cited in DoDIG and GAO reports and irregular contract awards call into question the integrity of our military procurement process. Who is say it will be better this time around.

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