Armor Stories

When you create technology this revolutionary, people notice. Here you’ll find the latest articles, blog posts, and new stories about Hardwire armor.

Ohio prosecutor offering shields to schools to protect against shootings

Ohio prosecutor offering shields to schools to protect against shootings

Public and private schools in Union County are being offered a new safety tool Thursday, but with the hope that it’s never needed. County Prosecutor Dave Phillips has purchased 25 ballistic shields designed to protect against a school shooter. “It's like a fire extinguisher. All the schools have fire extinguishers,”...

WCPS Installs 58 emergency response shields at schools across the county

Newark, MD, May 15, 2018– This week, Worcester County Public Schools in partnership with Hardwire, LLC, installed emergency shields within every school to augment existing safety protocols. At its March 20, meeting, the Worcester County Board of Education voted to accept an in-kind donation from Pocomoke City-based company Hardwire, LLC to...

Delmarva Now - Schools try bulletproof shields, patrols in wake of school shooting

Schools try bulletproof shields, patrols in wake of school shooting The Worcester Board of Education voted to accept $50,000 worth of donated bullet proof emergency shields from a Pocomoke-based manufacturer. Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: 

Fearing mass shootings, some schools turn to armored equipment

Fearing mass shootings, some schools turn to armored equipment

From: Fearing mass shootings, some schools turn to armored equipmentBy AFP - March 4, 2018 @ 10:18am BERLIN: Linda Bragg wrote a “quote of the day” on the small whiteboard in her classroom, a teaching aid that can double as a bullet-resistant shield in the event of a school shooting. The tablets, made...

CBS Philadelphia - Sales Of Bulletproof School Gear Skyrocket Following Deadly Florida Shooting

CBS Philadelphia reporting.  Follow the link below to view the story featuring Hardwire LLC. Sales Of Bulletproof School Gear Skyrocket Following Deadly Florida Shooting.  

Hardwire on Front Page of Wall Street Journal

As a result of the numerous, recent school shootings, including the latest school shooting in Florida, schools are becoming more serious about safety and preparedness for active shooter situations. Hardwire is on the front lines of this effort, working tirelessly to supply schools and families with the best armor solutions...

Las Vegas Nevada- Largest Mass Shooting in Current U.S. History

Las Vegas Nevada- Largest Mass Shooting in Current U.S. History

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, families, and friends of the Las Vegas shooting. As events like this continue to occur, Hardwire will continue to work tirelessly to provide immediate protection in the event of an active shooter situation. We have implemented bulletproof whiteboards in concert venues, sports...

Press Release: VPD Receives Public Safety Excellence Award

Press Release: VPD Receives Public Safety Excellence Award

  PRESS RELEASE For immediate release: 11/28/2016 4:30 p.m.  Valdez, AK – The Valdez Police Department ALICE program received the Alaska Municipal League’s annual Public Safety Award of Excellence during a November 17th ceremony. Selected from amongst many deserving public safety programs, VPD’s ALICE active shooter program received statewide recognition...

Q&A With George Tunis: Hardwire Founder Talks About How Company ‘Global In Reach’ Aims To Enhance Human Survivability

Q&A With George Tunis: Hardwire Founder Talks About How Company ‘Global In Reach’ Aims To Enhance Human Survivability

POCOMOKE — When Hardwire LLC founder George Tunis watches tragic events on the evening news, his hearts sinks like everyone else’s, but his mind goes right to work. Horrific events in our often violent world have inspired Tunis to develop products that have saved countless lives and may end up saving countless more. Hardwire’s massive manufacturing facility sits on the banks of the Pocomoke River in southern Worcester County and is the home base for the growing defense company that creates armor for everything from the military Hum-V’s on the front lines of war in the Middle East to the bulletproof whiteboards found in classrooms all over the globe.

Yet, for a guy who spends a lot of time dealing with classified information and projects, Tunis opened up to The Dispatch in a rare sit down about how homegrown innovation could help put a stop to some of the senseless violence we see in our world.

Hardwire Introduces Bulletproof Whiteboard Training Video

Hardwire Introduces Bulletproof Whiteboard Training Video

This short instructional video is led by Hardwire founder and CEO George Tunis, and company president Emily Tunis. They'll walk you through the basics of our company and the Dyneema material comprising the armor, and how to handle yourself offensively and defensively in an active shooter situation.

Active shooter training includes Hardwire Bulletproof Whiteboards

Hardwire Bulletproof Whiteboards are featured in the city of Valdez Alaska active shooter training video. The VPD ALICE is a promotional developed by Seed Media for the Valdez Police Department

Bloomburg Business - The Bulletproof Classroom: Shielding Kids From Shooters

Bloomberg Business coverage of Bulletproof Whiteboards.  October 2015.

Bulletproof school supplies aim to keep kids safe

Bulletproof school supplies aim to keep kids safe

Companies like Hardwire LLC. are introducing a new trend to the back-to-school marketplace: Armored backpacks, clipboards and more products that are meant to keep children safe.

DO BULLETPROOF WHITEBOARDS PROTECT CHILDREN OR TRAUMATIZE THEM?

DO BULLETPROOF WHITEBOARDS PROTECT CHILDREN OR TRAUMATIZE THEM?

Hardwire Armor Systems outfitted Delaware’s Colonial School District this year with bulletproof whiteboards capable of absorbing ammunition from handguns, shotguns, or assault rifles. No psychiatric evaluations of the technology and the effect it could have on children were conducted.