Top 5 Bulletproof Vests Under $1000
Bulletproof vests are increasingly becoming a necessity of many people across the world. Terrorism has become a threat in all countries, as opposed to some decades ago when it was believed to only exist in a few countries. Unfortunate incidences of mass shootings in public places and schools have become rampant, and many parents are growing weary of sending their children to schools. Since they have no choice, many are opting to equip them with bulletproof vests and other kinds of body armor.
In the sections below, we are going to explore the top 5 bulletproof vests under $1000. While $1000 cannot be said to be little money, anything below that is considerably affordable for many people. At least, most people would be able to deny themselves some indulgent purchases and save up money so that they can buy bulletproof vests for themselves or their family.
Those in dire situations can take advantage of our (Atomic Defense’s) credit partnership with PayPal and acquire the vests. The partnership allows buyers to get body armor on hire purchase.Many are times when people feel they are spending a lot of money buying bulletproof vests for themselves or their loved ones. You might be feeling like you have to incur huge costs, but you have no choice since you have to do everything you can to safeguard yourself and your family. Bulletproof vests do not have to be so expensive though.
Let’s explore the various bulletproof vests that we offer, that cost less than $1000. Note that the more expensive a bulletproof vest is; the more protection it offers.
Standard Police and Security IIIA Vest
The Standard Police and Security IIIA Vest is a fully customizable option, and we can customize it for you however you want. The vest also comes with pouches in which you can insert armor plates and upgrade its protection levels. Despite the name, the Standard Police and Security IIIA Vest is not a preserve of the police or any tactical forces. It can be worn by anyone. It is an ideal every day bulletproof vest, although you may not be able to conceal it in some instances.
If you have to put on a lot of upper garments, like people usually do during winter, you might not be able to conceal it. The Standard Police and Security IIIA Vest is designed with police and other tactical forces in mind. As indicated in the title, it is a Level IIIA NIJ certified bulletproof vest. The best aspect of these bulletproof vests is that they are very comfortable and concealable. You can also wear the vest over your ordinary clothing if you deem find it appropriate that way.
Being a Level IIIA bulletproof vest, the vest will protect you against .357 SIG FMJ FN (Flat Nose) bullet moving at a velocity of 1470 fps, and .44 Mag bullets SJHP (Semi-Jacketed Hollow Point) bullet, shot at a speed of 1430 fps. This kind of gunfire is in most cases from high-caliber handguns or low-caliber rifles. The Standard Police and Security IIIA Vest might not be able to withstand gunfire from high-caliber rifles, but it will certainly give you a survival chance against certain low-powered rifles.
This vest retails for $418 in our online shop. It is one of the cheapest bulletproof vests in the shop. That does not in any way imply that it is not effective. We always insist that you have an idea of the level of ballistic threats that you or a member of your family are facing before you purchase body armor. The Standard Police and Security IIIA Vest will certainly give you better chances of surviving when faced by the outlined bullets or gunfire listed above. We never guarantee that anybody armor piece will protect you because there is no one body armor piece that is 100% protective.
Blue UN NIJ IIIA Bulletproof Press Vest
The Blue UN NIJ IIIA Bulletproof Press Vest is a Level IIIA bulletproof vest, but it can be upgraded to higher protection levels since it has it has insert pockets. It can be upgraded to NIJ protection level III or IV if necessary. In most instances, UN peace-keeping troops who might get involved in combat at any time wear them as Level III or Level IV bulletproof vests. To attain this high level of protection, they are usually worn with UHMWPE or Steel armor plates. PE and steel are the most protective ballistic materials.
If you have to choose between the two, UHMWPE is a better option because it is lighter and offers just as much protection as steel does.You have most likely seen United Nations personnel or troops, who are working civil strife stricken areas, wearing blue half jackets. These are in most cases the Blue UN NIJ IIIA Bulletproof Press Vest. They wear them to protect them against ballistic threats as they go on with their humanitarian activities in grief war-torn and grief-stricken parts of the world.
The vest is also customizable. On its own, it is a lightweight bulletproof that can be concealed. However, it might not be concealable or wearable under clothes when you insert armor plates in it. As mentioned earlier, if you’ve noticed UN personnel or troops wearing these vests they are usually worn over their normal clothing or regalia.
As it is, the Blue UN NIJ IIIA Bulletproof Press Vest is NIJ certified as offering Level IIIA protection. We’ve already discussed the kind of gunfire that level IIIA protects against above. When you add appropriate armor plates into the vest, it will protect against higher caliber gunfire.
The Blue UN NIJ IIIA Bulletproof Press Vest, though with the same NIJ rating as the Standard Police and Security IIIA Vest is a bit more expensive. It retails at $599 on our platform. This is because it can be easily upgraded to the highest level of protection, while the Standard Police and Security IIIA Vest cannot. It’s no wonder it is preferred by UN troops and humanitarian personnel.
Militech Black NIJ IIIA 3A and Level 2 Stabproof Kevlar Bulletproof Vest
The Militech Black NIJ IIIA 3A and Level 2 Stabproof Kevlar Bulletproof Vest has Kevlar armor plates as the ballistic material. In most cases, they are put into the vest’s pockets as armor plates. PE or steel plates can be fitted into the vest to upgrade its protective level as well. The outer shell of the vest is made of cotton and polyester. Polyester is in the middle to ensure that the vest has good tensile strength and feels like an ordinary piece of cloth. The finishing is cotton to ensure you feel comfy while wearing the vest.
Cotton is soft and would not irritate the skin if you had to wear the vest under your ordinary clothing or garments.The Militech Black stabproof bulletproof vest is available in both NIJ level IIIA and Level II. Militech is a highly respected brand of body armor product, and we have a range of bulletproof vests from it in our shop. The Militech Black NIJ IIIA 3A and Level 2 Stabproof Kevlar Bulletproof Vest is a highly versatile bulletproof vest whose protection levels can be upgraded or downgraded at any time as necessary.
The Militech Black NIJ IIIA 3A and Level 2 Stabproof Kevlar Bulletproof Vest as it is, can be worn under normal clothing and disguised. When inserted with PE or steel armor plates, which are quite thick, it becomes quite difficult to conceal under clothing. Under such circumstances, it is best that you wear it over your normal clothing. This will ensure everything falls in position, and it fits properly. Fitting is a very important issue when it comes to body armor. It can be the difference between life and death.
The Militech Black NIJ IIIA 3A and Level 2 Stabproof Kevlar Bulletproof Vest retails at an offer price of $638 on our platform. It is a high-quality bulletproof vest. It inspires more confidence and sense of safety within the wearer. It is a high-quality bulletproof vest that will last for quite a while as long as you take good care of it. As it is in the shop, it offers protection against NIJ level IIIA ballistic threats which we have already discussed above. When upgraded it can offer higher protection levels depending on the armor plate that is fitted into it.
Camouflage Military Grade Bulletproof Vest NIJ IIIA Kevlar
It comes in camouflage colors. It is, therefore, best for use in the bushes. It would draw too much attention if you were to walk in public with it. It is a great option for tactical teams, but also hunters. If you hunt as a group, where everyone takes a different direction in order to corner the prey, it is important to have such bulletproof vests and other pieces of body armor. Your friend could fire at you accidentally while you are in hiding and timing the prey. Though many hunters do not realize it, it is a highly precarious situation that requires body armor.The Camouflage Military Grade Bulletproof Vest NIJ IIIA Kevlar is yet another top of the range bulletproof vest.
The vest is designed to be used by tactical teams, but it is not their preserve. You can buy it even if you are civilian if you feel it is necessary to have it. The vest is not concealable, but it is relatively lightweight and hence comfortable to wear.
The Camouflage Military Grade Bulletproof Vest NIJ IIIA Kevlar is commonly used by tactical teams in their professional operations. These bulletproof vests can be upgraded to the highest level of protection by adding appropriate armor plate. The main ballistic material used to make this bulletproof vest is Kevlar, but PE or steel armor plates can be added to it to raise its level of protection.
The Camouflage Military Grade Bulletproof Vest NIJ IIIA Kevlar retails at $700. While it is not the ideal bulletproof vest for everyday use since it is not concealable, it would be absolutely important is you are in environments that involve constant active shootouts. The vest can certainly save your life.
Militech NIJ IIIA 3A and Level 2 Stabproof Kevlar Bulletproof Half-Coat
The main ballistic material in it is Kevlar, but it can accommodate different types of armor plates at the back. The vest is designed to ensure you can attend your official functions without causing any alarm. The finishing is done with polyester and cotton to ensure it remains quite comfortable and looks like an ordinary piece of clothing. It is worn over shirts and other garments, and appears to be just any other half-coat that is part of your everyday official dressing.
The Militech NIJ IIIA 3A and Level 2 Stabproof Kevlar Bulletproof Half-Coat, as the title describes offers IIA protection, but it can be upgraded or downgraded depending on the level of threat you are facing. Retailing at an offer price of $779, it is one of the most expensive body armor pieces on our online shop. The relatively high price as compared to the vests above that are of the same caliber or higher is because of the rigorous development that involves making sure the vest looks like an ordinary half-coat and is conspicuous.
The Militech NIJ IIIA 3A and Level 2 Stabproof Kevlar Bulletproof Half-Coat is in many ways similar to the Militech Black NIJ IIIA 3A and Level 2 Stabproof Kevlar Bulletproof Vest discussed above. The only difference is a lot of development and design has been put into the Militech NIJ IIIA 3A and Level 2 Stabproof Kevlar Bulletproof Half-Coat to make it an everyday wearable piece. The Militech NIJ IIIA 3A and Level 2 Stabproof Kevlar Bulletproof Half-Coat looks like an ordinary half-coat and you would walk into any official environment with it and no one would suspect it was a piece of body armor.
The bulletproof vests discussed above are high quality and are some of the best that you can ever acquire. We stock high-quality body armor products at atomicdefense.com and sell them at affordable prices. One of these bulletproof vests can certainly protect you or a member of your family from any ballistic threats they might be facing.
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