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How to Make Body Armor (And Why You Shouldn't)

DIY bulletproof vests and armor plates may sound like a good money saver or fun project when you have some time on your hands. But there are several reasons to avoid making your own body armor and opt for professionally made vests and plates instead.  Spoiler alert — we'll probably sound biased toward professionally manufactured armor throughout this article. But trust us when we say your life is far too valuable to depend on flimsy homemade armor for bodily protection. Can You Make Your Own Body Armor? Technically, yes. You could treat body armor as a DIY project and gather materials to make your own if you felt so inclined. But just because you can make your own body armor...

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Common Lies Body Armor Companies Will Tell You

True or false: All levels of bulletproof backpacks stop AR-15s and AK-47s. Bulletproof backpacks have different levels of protection, and lower levels do not stop AR-15s and large rifles. Many body armor companies use deceptive strategies like this to entice you to buy their products. Don’t fall for these tactics! The answer: False.  If you’re looking for body armor but want to avoid myths, keep reading. We break down the most common lies that people fall for. Lie #1: Our bulletproof backpacks can stop AR-15s and large rifles. Many body armor companies are unclear about what their bulletproof backpacks will stop, or they’ll falsely claim that their backpacks can stop rifle rounds. If you have a “Bulletproof Backpack” that weighs...

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Body Armor for Law Enforcement

Bulletproof vests for police officers are an essential precaution, as well as plates, carriers, and other equipment depending on your field and responsibilities. Read on for some of the best body armor for law enforcement and how to choose the right armor and armor levels for your department.  How to Choose Body Armor for Your Department or Individual Officer If you’re at all familiar with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) body armor standards, you likely know they’re categorized by five different threat levels: Level IIA: Level IIA body armor has been NIJ-tested and rated to withstand .40 S&W and 9mm ammunition from slower-moving bullets out of handguns. It doesn’t offer protection from rifle ammo — probably not the best choice for SWAT teams, FBI agents, or anyone doing raids. Level...

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Níveis de Armadura Corporal @sola124; Notas Comparadas

Níveis de Armadura Corporal @sola124; Notas Comparadas Armas diferentes apresentam diferentes níveis de ameaças.Como tal, diferentes produtos blindados oferecem diferentes níveis de proteção.Os produtos de armaduras corporais são categorizados EM diferentes níveis de acordo com o nível de balística Ou FACA proteção à FACA que oferecem. O Instituto Nacional de Justiça DOS EUA (NIJ) apresentou normas para medir OS níveis de protecção.O NIJ também trabalha EM estreita colaboração com o Centro de Ciência e Tecnologia Aplicadas do Reino Unido (CAST) desenvolver padrões de blindagem corporal internacionalmente aceites.As duas autoridades trabalham de mãos dadas enquanto Testam armaduras.Como tal, a armadura corporal que satisfez certos padrões NIJ terá satisfeito OS padrões CAST para esse nível também. As normas de protecção Armadura corporalR...

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Common Items That Are and Are Not Bulletproof

Pop quiz time! What can stop a bullet? Drywall A door An engine block A couch Car door   Correct answer: an engine block! A car’s engine block has been accepted as a good place to cover yourself from bullets. It’s important to know what common objects bullets can and can’t go through in case you need to take cover.  Keep reading to discover what can stop a bullet. Can Bullets Go Through Walls?  Yes, bullets can easily go through walls! Most houses, especially newer ones, are made out of cheaper materials like vinyl siding and drywall. Typically, drywall is used in conjunction with 2x4 wooden boards, paint, and insulation. In most walls, wood 2x4 studs are placed vertically and...

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