|Ballistics and Body Armor Guidelines|
Terms of Sale and Use of Website.
Buy purchasing products from this website you agree to these terms and conditions.
We understand that the use of body armor is mostly for defensive purposes and body armor can not be used as an offensive item, but in conjuction with other offensive products, body armor could potentially be misused. We take great pride in protecting people and by purchasing body armor from Affordable Body Armor™ you certify that you are a officer of the law, member of the military or law-abiding citizen, of adult age and have NEVER been convicted of a felony crime.
WE DO NOT SELL BODY ARMOR TO MINORS or to anyone who has been convicted of a felony. We also will not sell our body armor to individuals who have intensions of reselling our products to anyone else at any time.
We also provide full cooperation to law enforcement to prevent the use of body armor by criminals.
Applicable Affordable Body Armor™ products have been tested and meet or exceed the rigorous standards and certification of the National Institute of Justice.
NOTE: Clicking on a Model # will open a new browser window to the NIJ's NLECTC Body Armor Database with additional ballistic documentation on the following Affordable body armor™ products.
Clicking on a Vest Style name will take you to our corresponding product page within the Affordable website.
This NIJ Guide responds to questions about the selection and use of body armor for law enforcement and corrections. It includes information from the latest NIJ standard on ballistic resistance of body armor (0101.04), as well as information on NIJ's new standard on stab resistance of body armor (0115.00). The guide provides information to help determine what level of protection is consistent with the threats to which individual officers are exposed. It describes the various armor styles available, along with the proper care of armor in service. The NIJ standards are discussed in detail, as well as the use of the standards in armor procurement.
Get it HERE. This document is available in ASCII Text and PDF formats. Clicking on the link will open a new browser window.
NOTE: All products are subject to change without prior notice. Often printed literature becomes out of date. Please check with your Affordable Body Armor™ representive to ensure you have the latest information related to your desired product.