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Why Should I Wear Level 4 Body Armor?

Why Should I Wear Level 4 Body Armor?

We have the industry leading warranty on our Level IV plates (10 years!), which is about 5 years longer than what you’ll find with the majority of our competitors. 
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.
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...

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!
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. 

10 Questions to Ask to Find The Best Level 3 Body Armor

10 Questions to Ask to Find The Best Level 3 Body Armor

Ask these 10 questions to each one of the companies you’re considering buying from and see how they stack up against ShotStop® Ballistics. 
Why Wear Body Armor? 5 Reasons Why Every American Should Own Body Armor

Why Wear Body Armor? 5 Reasons Why Every American Should Own Body Armor

At ShotStop®, we believe that personal ballistic protection shouldn’t only be for our military and law enforcement communities. Being able to protect yourself in your own way is a right that not all Americans know they have. 
Level 3+ Vs. Level 4 Body Armor | Which Armor is Better for Every Day Protection?

Level 3+ Vs. Level 4 Body Armor | Which Armor is Better for Every Day Protection?

If you give our plates a chance,we’re confident that we can provide the best Level 3+ and Level 4 body armor for your mission. 

What are the Top 7 Concerns for Police Officers When Choosing Armor? PERF & BJA National Survey Results

What are the Top 7 Concerns for Police Officers When Choosing Armor? PERF & BJA National Survey Results

Our Duritium® body armor plates are the lightest, thinnest, and most comfortable plates you'll ever wear. We also understand that our armor is an expensive initial cost compared to our competitors.

What is the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)? Why It's Important to Ballistic Protection

What is the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)? Why It's Important to Ballistic Protection

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is the official organization responsible for setting standards in the commercial, technical, and industrial industries worldwide.