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Colonel Sam Johnson's Experience with Body Armor

Colonel Sam Johnson's Experience with Body Armor

Colonel Sam Johnson explains his experience with body armor during his tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as his experience with ShotStop’s lighter and thinner body armor.

Duritium III+GT Body Armor Plate from ShotStop®

Duritium III+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® Ballistics Live-Fire Confidence Demonstration Belgian Police Training Center

ShotStop® Ballistics Live-Fire Confidence Demonstration Belgian Police Training Center

On Thursday, 25 April 2019, ShotStop’s Director of International Sales and Business Development was invited by the Belgian Police Local “Midi” Training Center, just outside Brussels, to present our entire line of ballistic protection products and conduct a live-fire “confidence” test to demonstrate ShotStop’s quality and performance.

Why Add 26,000 Pounds of Stress Per Mile Walked?

Why Add 26,000 Pounds of Stress Per Mile Walked?

When it comes to the load law enforcement and military operators carry, we’ve all heard the phrase, “Ounces equal pounds and pounds equal pain.” What may not seem like much of a difference when you hear that one body armor plate is a couple pounds lighter than another actually makes a huge difference to the person wearing it. Every ounce truly matters.

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. 

Body Armor: Full Ballistic Protection vs. Partial Ballistic Protection

Body Armor: Full Ballistic Protection vs. Partial Ballistic Protection

We recently had someone reach out to us as he was researching his options for Level IV body armor protection. As he was digging deep to find the best body armor for his needs, he ran across a plate online claiming to be a 10” x 12” Level IV plate weighing just 4.4 pounds.

What's Coming in the New NIJ 0101.07 Standards?

What's Coming in the New NIJ 0101.07 Standards?

This draft document specifies the threat levels and associated ammunition intended for use with voluntary National Institute of Justice (NIJ) 0101.07 Standards that specify a minimum performance requirement for equipment intended to protect U.S. law enforcement against handgun and rifle ammunition.

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.