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2018-2019 Catalog

Here are image experts of our 2018-2019 product catalog. Some smaller text may be difficult to read . Please email us to request a high resolution pdf copy. Or request a hard copy magazine to be mailed directly...

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Backface Deformation – What it is and What it is Not

Back face deformation (BFD) is what happens to armor when it is struck with a projectile. On the opposite side of the impact armor can bulge outward resulting in what is known as “Blunt Trauma”. Ballistic deformation data derived during the “Back face Deformation” portion of testing are recorded to provide the user with information…

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Understanding NIJ Ballistic Threat Levels

NIJ Ballistic Threat Levels NIJ LEVEL I: This armor protects against .22 caliber Long Rifle Lead Round Nose (LR LRN) bullets with nominal masses of 2.6 g (40 gr) impacting at a minimum velocity of 320 m/s (1050 ft/s) or less and 380 ACP Full Metal Jacketed Round Nose (FMJ RN) bullets with nominal masses…

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