NIJ Standards

 

 

 Body Armor
Protection Levels

Level

Tested for

Comment

III-A

 

.44 Magnum Semi-Jacketed Hollow Point at ~1,400 fps

 

9mm FMJ at ~ 1,400 fps and

 

The highest blunt trauma protection rating in soft body armor. The best for very high-risk situations to cover more of the uncommon or unusual threats.

Minimizes blunt trauma injury to allow more effective return fire.

 

 

III

 

.308 Winchester Full Metal Jacket =
7.62 X 51 mm NATO


6 rounds at ~ 2,750 fps
( ~838 mps).

Infidel Body Armor has sustained these rounds, plus .308 steel core, plus 30-06, plus 5.56 semi armor piercing (M855).

 

Click here to view our test results from HP White, the leading NIJ Laboratory in the US.

 

IV

 

30-06 Armor-Piercing
.30 M2 AP


One round at ~ 2,850 fps
(~869 mps)

The highest rating for Body Armor.

View our test results from the US Army.