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Week of May 20, 2019

When it comes to understanding body armor there can be confusion over which type of body armor protects against which type of ammunition.  Understanding the NIJ 0101.06 armor protection levels is clearly explained.  The term "Bullet Proof" is a widely used term that is inaccurate and paints a picture that it cannot be penetrated.  Any body armor has the potential to be penetrated.  There are various levels of protection that must be adhered to in the law enforcement world.  The (Justice Technology Information Center) JTIC Understanding NIJ 0101.06 Armor Protection Levels is a snapshot of the projectile threats and classification of body armor related to these threats.  Here is NIJ complete info on Body Armor

Ballistic IIIA Helmets

Ballistic IIIA Helmets offered by Varanus are NJ0101.06 Certified and protect against 44MAG and 9mm.  They are made from aramid fibre and lightweight. 

Ballistic IIIA Helmets offered by Varanus are in PASGT, MICH or FAST cut versions.  These helmets are high quality, made with Aramid Fiber NIJ0101.06 certified ballistic helmets and protect against 44MAG and 9mm. They are tested in accordance with NIJ-STD-0108.01 Level IIIA, NIJ-STD- 0106.01 modified, STANAG 2920 and MIL-STD-662F.  
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