JK police to procure bullet proof helmets, vests
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Jammu, Jan 31: Jammu and Kashmir Police will procure light-weight bullet-proof jackets and ballistic helmets for its use in counter-insurgency operations in the state.
The state Police has floated tender for the supply of 2000 bullet-proof jackets and 2000 bullet proof helmets to the Police department.
The tender issued by Additional Director General police (ADGP), has invited from manufacturers or their authorised dealers to quote against the tender for the supply of bullet-proof jackets and helmets on January 27 of this month.
As per ADGP, the bullet-proof Jacket should give complete coverage, side protection and should withstand and conform to the NIJ standard protection level of the Personal Body Armour during ballistic trial. It should have protection from all weapons - sten machine carbine, 12 bore gun, SLR and AK-rifle, he said.
The weight of two types of BP jackets should be 6.31 kgs (standard size) and 6.62 kgs (Large size) and should be armed with trauma pad and Ultra Violet resistant.
Police will arming its men with body protections during the counter insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir to bring down the level of casualties during anti-militancy operations in the State.
Lastupdate on : Tue, 31 Jan 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 31 Jan 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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