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ShotStop: The body armor Batman would wear

ShotStop: The body armor Batman would wear

The truth is, you do need good gear when your life depends on it, but I’m way past aspiring to be an operator. I already served my time in the Marine Corps and I’ve got lots of special operations veterans in my rolodex — and we’ve all got one thing in common. None of us are bullet proof. Not like Batman is.

Bulletproof Vest Partnership: What You Need to Know

Bulletproof Vest Partnership: What You Need to Know

We get questions all the time about the Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) and how to take advantage of the funds available through the program. So, we went straight to the source. Here are several questions we asked and answers that were provided.

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.

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 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® 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.