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Australian Defence Apparel to supply ballistic vests for Victoria’s Police Force

Victorian-based Australian Defence Apparel, which manufactures and supplies uniforms, protective clothing and ceremonial dress to the Australian Defence Force, has won a contract so provide 14,000 new ballistic vests for the Victorian Police Force.

The vests have been developed in direct consultation with frontline officers to improve their personal safety, comfort and mobility, and have a high standard of ballistic and spike protection. The they provide improved access to equipment, better movement, and have thermal management to adapt to both warm and cold temperatures.

Australian Defence Apparel owns Australia’s largest dedicated uniform manufacturing facility. It develops, manufactures, and supplies many categories of uniform across industries including Defence, Healthcare, Emergency Services and Utilities, in Australia and internationally.