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How to Stay Cool Under Body Armor: the Science Behind Body Armor Cooling for Military and Law Enforcement

Heat casualties are a critical problem for body armor users. This is, of course, a big deal for Military, SOF and Law Enforcement. There's a new, way better, approach. The military has been trying to solve the problem of cooling soldiers efficiently for several decades. The insulating properties of protective body armor increase the risk of dehydration, heat stroke, and performance loss for those who wear it, as their bodies cannot offload the heat trapped by the armor. Typical cooling mechanisms require power or add significant weight to operator kit, making them ineffective and impractical. Thus the US military spends hundreds of millions of dollars in hydration bladders and bottled water to replenish and rehydrate operators in the field after they have already...

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Does IcePlate Work with my Plate Carrier? Plate Carrier Compatibility Chart for IcePlate

"Does IcePlate work with my (insert plate carrier make/model here) plate carrier?" ***NOTE: this article is for the original Gen 1 and Gen 2 IcePlate design only. This article does not apply to IcePlate Curve. We are working on that article, so stay tuned! This is one of the most frequently asked questions we get here at Qore Performance. We consolidated this information into a single living (continuously updated) resource to help answer this question for the entire IcePlate Community.  This IcePlate/Plate Carrier Compatibility Chart is a community asset. The more people who contribute their knowledge/experience, the more valuable it becomes to the IcePlate Community. Think big data/machine learning but for IceAge Insights. A few minutes of your time could help...

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Truck EDC Water Storage: 2017 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E

The Honda Ridgeline is the pickup truck built for how we actually live our lives, not for how we think we live our lives. If you live in a densely populated urban area and live an active/outdoors lifestyle, this is the truck for you. This article is a full review of the truck EDC items I keep in my truck to be a responsible sheepdog living in the Washington DC metropolitan area.

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National Tactical Medicine Competition 2018

The National Tactical Medicine Competition hosted by SOARescue is a world class event drawing competitors from a diverse range of backgrounds. For 2018 there were teams from throughout the United States, Canada, the Netherlands, and Australia (who won the competition their first year attending). They were faced with multiple complex stages and brutal heat and humidity.

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