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Choosing the Right Type of Hard Armor

Choosing the Right Type of Hard Armor

Choosing the right size and style of hard armor is an important decision. Most types of body armor come in two main parts: a containing system and plates. The sizing of these pieces should match that of the helmet, but there are some exceptions. If you plan on wearing...
Hard and Soft Armor Vests

Hard and Soft Armor Vests

There are a few differences between hard armor and soft armor. Hard armor plates are thicker and heavier than soft-armor. The idea of hard armor is to protect your body from bullet penetration by making it as dense as possible. Some common materials used to build hard...
Types of Hard Armor

Types of Hard Armor

There are two basic types of hard armor: polyethylene and hard plate. Different circumstances require different armor thicknesses. Understanding which type is best for you is critical. A piece of polyethylene armor can protect your body from serious impact, while a...
Protect Yourself With a Protective Vest

Protect Yourself With a Protective Vest

Hard armor is a necessity for protection against bullets and bullet fragments. But it is also a very heavy piece of protection that requires a lot of maintenance and care. A few important details to look for in hard armor are its size, weight and how it fits your...