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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...

Can Your Body Armor Stop Armor-Piercing Bullets?

Can Your Body Armor Stop Armor-Piercing Bullets?

There are over 100 body armor companies around the country...

Level 3 Body Armor | 5 Reasons Why ShotStop® Level 3 Body Armor is The Most Universal?

Level 3 Body Armor | 5 Reasons Why ShotStop® Level 3 Body Armor is The Most Universal?

Choosing body armor that is lightweight and comfortable should always be at the top of the list. They have proven it many times over that people won’t wear body armor if it’s too uncomfortable or heavy. 

National Institute of Justice (NIJ) | What it Does and Why it Matters

National Institute of Justice (NIJ) | What it Does and Why it Matters

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is the research, development,...

Best Level 4 Body Armor for the DOD Interceptor Vest

Best Level 4 Body Armor for the DOD Interceptor Vest

For all of my fellow veterans, an interceptor body armor plate carrier system is all we know about how armor should fit, feel, and weigh. What I didn’t know until I was a civilian is that Interceptor body armor doesn't have to be super heavy, awkward, and uncomfortable.
4 Questions To Ask When Buying Level 3 Armor | Pros & Cons of Level 3A Vs. Level 3 Body Armor

4 Questions To Ask When Buying Level 3 Armor | Pros & Cons of Level 3A Vs. Level 3 Body Armor

My goal for today is for you to leave this blog in 10 min understanding why threat levels are just as important as weight and comfort