Verseidag Protection Group's Ballistic Protection Burgmann - part of the Holland-based Gamma Holding group -  has secured an order to supply more than 60,000 bullet-proof vests to police officers in France.

The order is worth about €17 million and foresees deliveries until 2008.

Verseidag Protection Group has previously provided protective gear to police forces in Germany, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Switzerland, Estonia and Latvia.