2021 Industry Day Recap

Dec 2, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Tactical Training, Industry Day

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2021 Industry Day Recap

Kontek Industry Day is a one-of-a-kind annual event for experts in law enforcement, security and defense personnel, and leaders in the nuclear sectors. We pride ourselves in providing a unique experience that is both informative and exciting for everyone involved. This year’s Industry Day included two days of networking, keynote speakers, and free tactical training open to all law enforcement, military, DOE, & nuclear security forces. Our event was held at the Government Training Institute in Barnwell, SC.

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Kontek’s Site Security Classes

Dec 1, 2021 7:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Critical Infrastructure, Special Forces Training, Tactical Training

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Site Security Classes

A site security plan is necessary for organizations where criminal acts may occur. Whether it’s a pre-planned criminal act by an employee, a heated encounter between visitors, or a terrorist attack, site security ensures that people and equipment can stay safe until the dangers have been removed from the premises. These plans establish as many protocols as possible before an event happens. Its precautions not only take into account the structure of the facilities and the grounds, but also the individual likelihood of different threats befalling the site. From the least targeted to the most at-risk facilities, having a solid plan can help you keep everything under control even when your staff is in the midst of clear and present danger. We’ll look at how plans work and why site security classes can be the key to helping you implement them. 

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Guide To Understanding Ballistic Glass Ratings NIJ & UL

Nov 30, 2021 8:41:39 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Ballistic Glass

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Ballistic glass is rated by two companies: Underwriters Laboratory and The National Institute of Justice. Both have security levels for bullet-resistant systems.

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Kontek's Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards

Nov 17, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Critical Infrastructure, Threat Assessment, Target Hardening

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Critical infrastructure is important to any business or organization. The more the risk management team understands what critical infrastructure is how important it is, the easier it becomes to implement standards that make a difference. Many businesses take their security protocols for granted – until something happens. Critical infrastructure is comprised of 16 sectors that work to secure the safety of employees and customers.

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What Types of Bullets Can Shields Stop: Mobile Ballistic Shields

Nov 16, 2021 9:44:29 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Body Armor, Tactical Training

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Can A Ballistic Shield Stop A Bullet: Mobile Ballistic Shields

Ballistic shields come in several levels. Each level stops certain projectiles at certain speeds. Choosing the wrong level of protection means that someone could get severely injured or killed. The level you choose depends on what type of situations you find your officers in on a regular basis. However, more protection denies maneuverability. If you need maneuverability, you sacrifice protection.

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4 Types Of Facilities That Benefit From Guard Booths

Oct 14, 2021 8:31:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Guard Booth, Target Hardening

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Many types of facilities can benefit from guard booths, but the top five include nuclear facilities, government facilities, military bases, educational institutions, and commercial properties.

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Benefits of Training with Kontek’s Mobile Shoot House

Aug 20, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Ballistic Rated Enclosures, Shoot House, Special Forces Training, Tactical Training

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Law enforcement and security personnel have ongoing challenges. Being able to train correctly to be ready for anything takes time and secure facilities that can mimic what could occur. This type of training should occur in a shoot house where realistic tactics and situations are able to be constructed for the most comparable experiences.

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Unmatched Protection with Armor Express Tactical Body Armor

Aug 6, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Body Armor

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When working with body armor, it’s important to know how it works and how it’s rated. While most people equate body armor with heavy metal vests, today’s body armor is quite different. A body armor vest is soft and created from fibers that are flexible enough to be worn under regular clothes.

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Perfect Breaching with Kontek and Breaching Technologies Inc.

Jul 16, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt

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If you have tactical teams, they must be trained to handle anything. One of the most crucial training tactics is knowing how to effectively apply the techniques of successfully door breaching. Tactical training involves strategic security methods to help deter threats or infiltrate areas where they have to save lives. Getting the right breaching training helps these teams engage the right way. Breaching goes beyond tactical training for teams and can be applied to everyday situations. When going through a tactical course, these security methods can make the difference between life and death.

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Kontek's Tactical Training and Range Solutions

Jun 23, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Michael Witt posted in Tactical Training

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Imagine this – your team is in the midst of a crisis and doesn’t know what to do. In these instances, what do you do? Continue letting the team be vulnerable to these kinds of scenarios, or call a professional firm specializing in tactical training?

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