If you’re interested in more information on body armor and what goes into the construction and testing of bullet proof vests, here are some additional resources for you to explore. If you have a specific question not addressed here, please don’t hesitate to contact one of our customer services representatives who will be happy to assist you further.


NIJ (USA) - National Institute of Justice

Home Office (UK) - Police Protective Equipment specifications and current list of approved products.

Ballistic Resistant Armor Laboratories

Oregon Ballistic Laboratories, LLC (USA)

Dupont Ballistics Lab (USA)

Beschussamt Mellrichstadt (Germany)

Crime Statistics

The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation - Uniform crime statistics.

Home Office (UK) Crime Statistics