Military & Law Enforcement
Dyneema® is the next generation armor technology
For military and law enforcement officers in high-risk environments, armor made with Dyneema® technologies is raising the protection benchmark. It provides maximum protection in a lighter, flexible solution that enhances comfort, mobility, and efficiency.
Discover armor solutions based on Dyneema®
Our market-leading technologies are developed with ballistic protection manufacturers to enable next-generation armor solutions across a wide range of fields in vehicle and personal armor.
Protecting first responders from today’s advanced threats
In reality many of these situations can endure for many hours, and the risk to first responders has changed. They have become a target. Heavy armor can make it impossible for first responders to maneuver to perform law enforcement duties and provide critical medical care at the scene.
Learn how Dyneema® Next Generation Armor Technology protects first responders in active shooter situations.
Extra protection and more comfortable too
Life for patrolmen and women on New York's streets is now safer and more comfortable thanks to body armor made with Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology.Read the story
Discover our radical technologies
DSM Dyneema is leading the innovation of HMPE for ballistic and anti-stab protection. Armor solutions made with Dyneema® are evolving the military and law enforcement industry by meeting ballistic and anti-stab performance standards with much lighter, more ergonomic solutions compared to aramids, ceramics, and other materials.
What makes the next generation armor?
For many officers being on duty means wearing their vests at all times. Beyond protection, comfort, and flexibility are vital to enable them to do their job and encourage them to keep their vest on.
Armor made with Dyneema® combines protection and flexibility for the most comfortable vests to enable officers to do their job even better.
The Greenest Strength™
How does choosing Dyneema® help the environment? Making body and vehicle armor with Dyneema® uses less material to achieve the same performance, and has a 30% lower carbon footprint than armor made with aramid.
- 20% material saving
- 30% less CO2