ArmorWorks Issues Statement Regarding Body Armor Testing


Chandler, Ariz.- January 29, 2009 – ArmorWorks, a leading provider of advanced survivability products, today issued the following statement regarding the testing and acceptance of its body armor products by the U.S. Military.

ArmorWorks’ quality management and manufacturing processes strictly adhere to the government’s stringent contract requirements. Every ArmorWorks body armor plate shipped to the US Military has passed the government’s inspection procedures including first article testing of each design as well as production lot testing as products are delivered. Additionally, the company’s internal procedures include thorough testing of raw materials, processes, and finished armor plates.

Regarding a recent AP article on armor testing procedures, Bill Perciballi, president of ArmorWorks said, “Our Department of Defense test records show that all of our armor delivered to the military passed all tests and were approved and accepted prior to shipment.”

About ArmorWorks

Founded in 1996, ArmorWorks is a leading provider of advanced survivability products to military and enforcement agencies worldwide. ArmorWorks develops and produces advanced armor and survivability products using high-tech materials to provide state-of-the-art protection. The company’s ShockRide™ subsidiary provides energy attenuating seating systems that are U.S. Government tested and approved to protect troops exposed to mine blasts.