|Body Armor Ballistic Threats|
Affordable Body Armor™ conducts strict tests on all of it's body armor systems, but beyond our ballistic threat quality tests, Affordable Body Armor™ enlists the National Institute of Justice to confirm and independently certify all of our body armor products. Affordable Body Armor™ products are all tested and proven to be of quality based on the word renowned verification testing performed by the NIJ, the NIJ is a branch of the U.S. Department of Justice and has established standards for the body armor industry to ensure the wearer that a certified NIJ body armor system has been thoroughly tested and proven to be effectively ballistic threat resistant.
When planning to buy body armor, understanding the NIJ threat levels and which ballistic threats each level is meant to protect you against is essential to your personal body armor selection. The NIJ standards include levels such as Level II, Level IIIA, Level III and Level IV standards. Below is a guide to help you understand which ballistic threat and NIJ level it protects the body armor wearer against.