Laptop bags come in all different shapes and sizes, their contents filled with devices, papers, wallets, phones, and so forth. It is an item carried by many people on their way to meetings, work, coffee shops, and more locations galore. The purpose it has is to carry our gear and sometimes they come with special little features that may make them different from others whether it be design, amount of pockets, color, and being a potentially life-saving shield? Read on.
The Force Training Institute exists to advance the safety and security of people, information and property. They are introducing a product called, the Multi-Threat Shield(MTS™), which is a bulletproof laptop bag that doubles as a shield. The bag is discreet with it’s low profile design as a regular black laptop case, that can be carried covertly in any environment. The environments and people that the bag is meant for can range from home, family defense, law enforcement, fire/EMS, workplace safety, executive protection, educators, and to so many more. The bag includes an expandable utility pouch with covert access for a wide range of equipment and accessories; laptops, tablets, journals, tasers, handguns, etc. The MTS has proprietary design and material that makes it a versatile protection tool when one’s life is at risk.
In moments of danger quick response to the situation is necessary and the MTS provides a rapid deployment solution to the situations. When the wearer is found under threat, the user then can use the MTS to deploy a 3-foot long blanket that protects against different degrees of impact. It was tested and certified through the National Institution of Justice(NIJ), with results including “No Penetration” and found that the product will not fold or bend when shot. The MTS is the lightest ballistic NIJ Level IIIA shield on the market and was laboratory tested for ballistic resistance. The MTS’ primary design is to protect against threats from firearms however also protects against blunt objects, edged weapons, and kicks and punches. Impacts from most handgun, shotgun, and pistol caliber sub-machine gun threats are weapons the blanket protects against(Protection against high-powered rifles is available with a Level III insert plate; sold separately). The bag is also lightweight at only 8 lbs. making it light enough to be held by a child but strong enough to stop a .44 Magnum traveling 1412 feet per second.
MTS specifications include:
Total Weight: 8 Lbs. Closed Position Size: 12’’ Length, 17.5’’ Width, and 1.75’’ Diameter Open Position Size: 36.5’’ Length, 17.5’’ Width, and 0.58’’ Diameter Total Ballistic Coverage: 639 sq. inches Ballistic Components: One-piece(no gap) laminated Kevlar® Carrier Material: 1680 Denier Ballistic Nylon, Water Repellent
The Multi-Threat Shield is a way to provide reassurance and security through the ability of being able to protect you and those closest to you. It could be your family, your friends, your officers, your community, your students, or your co-workers that could face threat of firearm or assault. The MTS ability to be deployed through the quick flick of a wrist within seconds to provide a shield of ballistic protection truly makes it a lifesaver. It is the lightest, most discreet, versatile, and affordable ballistic shield available. The MTS can be purchased currently through Force Training Institute at the price of $899.00 with free shipping.