Vel Tye Tactical Gear News

January 12, 2020

The Vel Tye Hugger: The Soft Armor Solution You've Been Looking For


Vel Tye, a tactical gear company specializing in VELCRO® brand hook-and-loop material, is single-handedly revolutionizing the way tactical apparel is fitted.

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Topics: Body Armor, EMS, Hugger Vest, Law Enforcement, Military

August 02, 2017

3 EMS Gear Products Police Should Adopt

Police and other law enforcement officers around the country are woefully undersupplied. Many officers find themselves having to supplement their duty-supplied gear pack with necessary items for...

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Topics: EMS, First Responder, Law Enforcement

April 10, 2017

First Responders and Tactical Accessories: How You Can Save Vital Time



In the field, seconds matter. If you’re a first responder, wasted time can be the difference between life and death. Your tactical pack matters and the accessories you choose could save you...

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Topics: Tactical Accessories, Body Armor, EMS, First Responder, Gear, Tactical Gear, VELCRO

April 05, 2017

Infographic: 5 Gear Essentials for First Responders



As a first responder or emergency medical technician, every second matters when lives are on the line. Even with an ambulance packed with all the requisite medical equipment, keeping your gear...

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Topics: Tactical Accessories, EMS, First Responder, Gear, Infographic, Safety, Tactical Gear

February 21, 2017

Why To Consider Hugger Vests for Your EMS Team


First responders are exposed to dangerous situations every day. At Vel Tye, we work to provide gear that protects those in the line of duty from harm.


Here are two important reasons to...

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Topics: EMS, First Responder, Gear, Hugger Vest, Soft Body Armor, Tactical Gear, Vel Tye, Vest

December 14, 2016

Soft Body Armor for Women: 4 Things to Consider


Custom soft armor is designed specifically to fit its owner. Whether you’re ordering soft armor in bulk for your law enforcement team or purchasing a set for yourself, knowing what factors to...

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Topics: Custom Armor, EMS, Hugger Vest, Law Enforcement, Military, Vel Tye, Women

November 23, 2016

3 Things to Expect When Ordering Custom Tactical Gear


At Vel Tye, we accept custom orders. We specialize in meeting (and exceeding) specific needs for law enforcement personnel and first responders, and one of the requests we get most often is for...

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Topics: Custom, EMS, Hugger Vest, Law Enforcement, Military, Soft Body Armor, Tactical Gear

October 28, 2016

"Stop the Bleed" Program and Why Tourniquets are a Necessity


Are you aware that hemorrhage – that is, uncontrolled bleeding – is responsible for a full 35% of pre-hospital deaths in the U.S.? Trauma is actually the #1 cause of death for Americans under 46...

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Topics: EMS, Law Enforcement, Military, Safety