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Is it Legal to Wear Body Armor in Public?

Is it Legal to Wear Body Armor in Public?

It's no secret, with the state of things going on...

Ballistic Protection 101: Quick Guide to Body Armor Ratings and Performance

Ballistic Protection 101: Quick Guide to Body Armor Ratings and Performance

There are few things more important to any body armor...

Can Armor-Piercing Ammo Defeat Level III Body Armor?

Can Armor-Piercing Ammo Defeat Level III Body Armor?

Armor-piercing (AP) bullets can be a big problem for NIJ-Listed...

Lightweight Rifle Plates For Law Enforcement | Level III ICW Armor

Lightweight Rifle Plates For Law Enforcement | Level III ICW Armor

It’s no secret that law enforcement officers (LEOs) are not...

Level III vs Level IIIA Body Armor | What's The Difference?

Level III vs Level IIIA Body Armor | What's The Difference?

LEOs wear level/Type IIIA and Level/ in both civilian and federal government forces. Level IIIA armor is going to stop every handgun caliber round up to a .44 Magnum. 
Do Bullet Proof Backpacks Work?

Do Bullet Proof Backpacks Work?

It’s rare when we don’t have a weight advantage over our competitors, but the durability of the BallisticBoard® is second to none. Our soft armor insert boasts a proven 6 fair hit stop of the heavy 240 Grain .44 Magnum. 

 

What is The Best Level IV Body Armor Plate? Who makes the lightest level 4 plates?

What is The Best Level IV Body Armor Plate? Who makes the lightest level 4 plates?

Most of our competitors only carry one or two sizes to fit an average man. The problem with this is the average size woman is smaller than the average size man and has a different body type. This leaves our women in uniform left wearing armor that is not fitted to their body.

 

ShotStop® Flash Sale!

10% off all ballistic rifle and handgun backpack inserts and handgun-rated clipboards.

This is a rare opportunity for every customer to save $50 on a pair of Level IIIA Clipboards that weigh only 1.3 lbs per item. 

Use code SSBINSERTS4242

Good through May 31, 2022

While supplies last. Limit 6 per customer. Please be aware that rifle-rated inserts may need a longer lead time for delivery.

How Do We Protect Our Children With Modern Body Armor?

How Do We Protect Our Children With Modern Body Armor?

10% off all ballistic rifle and handgun backpack inserts and handgun-rated clipboards.

Use code SSBINSERTS4242

 

Best Lightweight Level 3 Body armor

Best Lightweight Level 3 Body armor

Showing our customers that they can trust our name means everything to us as a team. We show proof of our receipts on each product page as NIJ Compliance letters and independent ballistic lab tests results. 

ShotStop® Flash Sale!

10% off all ballistic rifle and handgun backpack inserts and handgun-rated clipboards.

This is a rare opportunity for every customer to save $50 on a pair of Level IIIA Clipboards that weigh only 1.3 lbs per item. 

Use code SSBINSERTS4242

Good through May 31, 2022

While supplies last. Limit 6 per customer. Please be aware that rifle-rated inserts may need a longer lead time for delivery.

How ShotStop® is Helping Ukraine | Best Level 3+ and Level 4+ Body Armor For Civilians

How ShotStop® is Helping Ukraine | Best Level 3+ and Level 4+ Body Armor For Civilians

At this point in April 2022, I don’t think it’s news to anyone about the atrocities currently happening in Ukraine. Regardless of where each of us lie on the political spectrum, it’s impossible for us to not recognize the need to protect the lives of innocent civilians.
The Unsung Heroes of Duritium® Technology | 2 of the Best Body Armor Plates For Soldiers and LEOs

The Unsung Heroes of Duritium® Technology | 2 of the Best Body Armor Plates For Soldiers and LEOs

Integrity, honesty, and legitimacy are founding principles of ShotStop® and we have 2 unique plates to prove it!
Best Level 3A Body Armor Alternative For Rifle-Caliber Protection

Best Level 3A Body Armor Alternative For Rifle-Caliber Protection

NIJ Level IIIA body armor is the most popular threat-protection...