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Choosing the Best Bulletproof Helmets

Best Bulletproof Helmets Bulletproof helmets are some of the most sought-after types of body armor. Your head is arguably the most vulnerable part of your body while you are facing ballistic threats. A shot to the head is more often than not fatal. Bulletproof helmets are a must-have for security personnel involved in combat. The helmets can protect against fragments and shrapnel as well. Bulletproof helmets are subject to NIJ protection levels standards, just like any other type of body armor. The best bulletproof helmet is determined by its level of protection, and the comfort it offers. On one hand, you need a helmet that can adequately protect you. On the other hand, the helmet needs to be comfortable or...

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Cleaning Body Armor

How to Clean Bulletproof Vests and Body Armor Body armor, just like any other garment that you wear on your body, is bound to get dirty. Whether you wear your bulletproof vest under or over your ordinary clothing, it will get dirty at some point. You need to be able to properly maintain your body armor if you want it to last long. You do not want to be shopping for body armor every few months. Part of good body armor maintenance is ensuring it stays clean.  Each body armor piece has a special manner with which to clean it. Bulletproof vests are particularly delicate when it comes to cleaning. You can easily compromise the effectiveness of your bulletproof vest...

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Choosing The Best Bulletproof Backpacks

Top 3 Bulletproof Backpacks Body armor is not just about vests, insert plates, and helmets. Bulletproof backpacks are becoming a very popular product among the American population. The US has seen very unfortunate occurrences of mass shootings in public. Extremely disheartening, is the thought that some of this cruelty has been meted on innocent little school-going kids. Kids have been shot in schools, the very place that’s supposed to be a sanctuary for them. While different governmental and non-governmental factions continue arguing over how this issue should be solved, parents are worried about the safety of their kids when they send them to school. Bulletproof backpack sales have soared in recent times, and it is easy to understand why. At...

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Bulletproof Vests Partnership Grant

Bulletproof Vest Grants and Sponsorships Bulletproof vests are have proven to reduce fatalities of law enforcement officers and first responders who get involved in violence infested environments. The federal government, through the U.S Department of Justice, found it necessary to empower law enforcement officers and other first responders to be able to purchase bulletproof vests. The U.S Department of Justice came up with the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act of 1998 which aimed at providing officers at the local level with bulletproof vests. In the sections below, we are going to explore the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant in detail. We’ll look at who is eligible for the grant and how to apply for it. More importantly, we will explore how...

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Bulletproof Vest Vs Plate Carrier

Body Armor: Bulletproof Vest Vs Plate Carrier Bulletproof vests are what comes to the minds of many people whenever body armor is mentioned. Body armor encompasses all wear that protects you against ballistic threats. Also, the specifics surrounding bulletproof vests and plate carriers are quite confusing for some people. Plate carriers, as the name suggests, are ordinary fabric vests that are used in conjunction with armor plates. The vests are usually lined with an aramid material, and have pockets at the front and at the back were armor plates go in. In this case, the armor plates are the ones offering protection. In the case of bulletproof vests, they offer protection on their own. These vests are made of high...

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