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Level III+ vs Level IV Body Armor | Which Should Federal Agents Wear?

Level III+ vs Level IV Body Armor | Which Should Federal Agents Wear?

Level III+ Body Armor will give federal law enforcement agents the best chance to defeat the dozens of bullets that will penetrate standard NIJ Level III body armor.
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.
What you Need To Know Before Buying a Bulletproof Vest

What you Need To Know Before Buying a Bulletproof Vest

Not too long ago, we wrote a blog answering the...

Level 3 Body Armor Frequently Asked Questions

Level 3 Body Armor Frequently Asked Questions

Level 3 body armor is becoming more popular than Level 3A body armor because of the advancements in technology. As technology improves, companies are able to make stronger, more durable, and lightweight armor than in previous years.

What To Consider When Buying Level 4 Body Armor

What To Consider When Buying Level 4 Body Armor

Level IV plates are currently the highest-rated armor recognized by...

Armor Piercing Ammo vs Body Armor

Armor Piercing Ammo vs Body Armor

During your hunt for ammunition, if you happen to stumble...

Active Shooter Preparedness | Bulletproof Backpack Insert For Kids

Active Shooter Preparedness | Bulletproof Backpack Insert For Kids

As I write this article, it really hits home for...

What Goes Into Plate Carrier Setup?

What Goes Into Plate Carrier Setup?

The first question that needs to be asked when talking...

Building a Go Bag As Part of Your Civil Unrest Preparedness

Building a Go Bag As Part of Your Civil Unrest Preparedness

If you believe everything the major news outlets tell you,...

7.62x39 vs 5.56 Rifle Caliber Comparison and What You Need To Know

7.62x39 vs 5.56 Rifle Caliber Comparison and What You Need To Know

When it comes to selecting a semi-automatic rifle cartridge, the...

Steel Plates vs. Ceramic Body Armor and What You Need To Know

Steel Plates vs. Ceramic Body Armor and What You Need To Know

Body armor is not created equally. In this blog, we’ll...

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...