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