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Colonel Sam Johnson Answers the Question "Why ShotStop®?"

Colonel Sam Johnson Answers the Question "Why ShotStop®?"

Colonel Sam Johnson (Retired) describes the heavy, bulky body armor plates he wore while serving in several tours in the Army over 30 years and compares them to ShotStop's lightweight, thin body armor that is saving lives.

Duritium III+PA Highlight from OTOA

Duritium III+PA Highlight from OTOA

A quick look at our Duritium III+PA plate, live from the show floor of the 2019 Ohio Tactical Officers Association Conference, June 4, 2019. Thin, lightweight body armor that is durable (15 year warranty) and comfortable.

Duritium GT Body Armor Plate from ShotStop®

Duritium GT Body Armor Plate from ShotStop®

This plate is unique in many ways. First of all, it’s very thin, as you can see. It’s just over a half inch thick, the weight is very competitive in the marketplace for this protection level. It’s about 4.8 pounds for a shooter cut, 10 x 12.

ShotStop Body Armor Line Up 2019

ShotStop Body Armor Line Up 2019

ShotStop® Ballistics’ 2019 product line up: our Duritium® rifle plates, the different models that we have and how each one fits with the needs of the law enforcement officer and war fighter. 

ShotStop Announces Free Trial of Its Best Body Armor Plates

ShotStop Announces Free Trial of Its Best Body Armor Plates

ShotStop Ballistics announced is new body armor Free Trial Program, a chance for police departments and other law enforcement agencies who are currently considering new body armor to truly experience the company’s best body armor in the real world for up to 90 days.

ShotStop® Ballistics Reveals Its Advanced Ballistics Product Development Process

ShotStop® Ballistics Reveals Its Advanced Ballistics Product Development Process

ShotStop® Ballistics has developed a five-step product development process that benefits the end user by providing more cost-effective solutions and faster transitions to manufacturing. For the first time ever, the manufacturer is revealing its advanced ballistics product development process in the hopes that others can learn from its 30+ years of experience.

ShotStop® Undergoes European Testing

ShotStop® Undergoes European Testing

This October, our Duritium® III+PS and Duritium® III+PA rifle plates were tested and found compliant under two international standards: The German VPAM Level 6 and NATO STANAG 2920 Level B4 by TNO Labs (the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research) in the Hague, Netherlands.

The Vall Iliev Story

The Vall Iliev Story

Watch the story of Vall Iliev's escape from communist Bulgaria in 1977 to find his way to Stow, Ohio in the United States. Vall's engineering expertise and experience led him to start ShotStop Ballistics and to develop Duritium® Technology.

What is Duritium® Technology?

What is Duritium® Technology?

Hi, I’m Jason Henkel with ShotStop® Ballistics and we are here today to talk a little bit about our new technology called Duritium® technology.