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Cato News

Summer 2013

Screen Shot 2013-08-20 at 1.07.00 PMInjury Simulation Leads to Optimal Performance

by Rushdi Cader

It has been described like being punched, slashed with a razor, stung by a bee, or having an arm cut and packed with salt. High on adrenaline, the experience of being shot can vary from excruciating pain to being barely noticeable. And though the descriptions may vary, the experience of being shot is universally anxiety provoking. Overcoming this fear, by safely simulating the discomfort of a bullet wound during training can prepare an officer to prevail even in the face of serious injury…

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Government Security News

July 2013

Government Security NewsFLETC to use STRESSVESTS to record non-lethal laser shots at firearms trainees and provide immediate feedback

by: Jason Goodwin

In order to improve its firearms training — and enable instructors to provide immediate feedback to students from law enforcement agencies — the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center plans to procure 14 Gen2 STRESSVESTS, which can record non-lethal laser hits on trainees during scenario-based exercises.

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Fog Horn

March 17, 2013

Fog HornStressvest Worlds First Non-Projectile Force on Force Training System

“Technology has also dramatically reduced costs. Organizations that invest in these technologies will be able to increase training frequency and intensity, as well as reduce costs, by reducing travel, facility costs and ammunition costs.”

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April 2, 2012

sheepStressVest™ – The Next Step in Force on Force Training

“StressVest Inc. is looking to revolutionize force-on-force training for law enforcement officers by eliminating many of the traditional problems associated with Simunitions, paintball and airsoft training.  The StressVest™ concept is simple, but the execution would appear to be a real work of technological art.”

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Homeland Security News Wire

December 27, 2011

Homeland Security News WireStressVest™ Adds Physical Consequences to Training

“To give training scenarios added realism, StressVest Inc. has developed a vest which provides physical consequences to an exercise without endangering participants…”

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December 22, 2011

PoliceOne_logoStressVest Adds Realism to Force-on-Force Training

“Used effectively, the value of this kind of reinforcement is tremendous. The StressVest maintains that same sense of realism but eliminates the need for special protective gear and an environment tolerant of stray paintballs and similar decoration.”

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Law and Order

December 2011 Vol 56 Issue, Pages 52-53

Law and OrderStressvest™ Stress Inoculation for Firearms Training

“Reality based training has always been a struggle for trainers. The variable levels of pain generated by the StressVest™ cannot be under estimated for training the brain to overcome the flight reaction and concentrate.”

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Tactical Response

Nov-Dec 2011 Vol 9, No. 6 Issue, Page 64

Tactical ResponseStressvest…a New Reality for Firearm Training

“Stress caused by pain or the threat of pain has adverse affects on people. This tool will allow us to experience the realities of firearm stress without having to actually be shot-and is a close as actual real-life firearm training could be.”

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Law Officer Mobile

March 22, 2011

lawofficer mobileThe StressVest™

“The first time I looked at the ad for StressVest™, I asked myself, “I wonder how that thing works?” The short answer is: It works well, and I got the full rundown on this superb product.”

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