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PACA Receives Military Order

PACA Receives Military OrderThe Protective Apparel Corp. of America (PACA), Jacksboro, Tenn., has received a purchase order from the U.S. Army for its Countermine Ensemble, a protective suit to be used by U.S. Army Engineers involved in land mine clearing and disposal.The purchase order, worth $9.2 million, follows successful completion of research and development carried out by PACAs parent company, DHB Industries Inc., Carle Place, N.Y., under a 1999 contract with the Army. The Countermine Ensemble is made using a unique ballistic material that defeats fragmentation from AntiPersonnel (AP) Mines, according to PACA. October 2002




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