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Why Are There So Many Different Types of Ballistic Helmets?

When it comes to bulletproof or ballistic helmets, the number of choices available to you can be daunting, especially if it’s your first time purchasing one. However, it all comes down to the right priorities for your protection. Here, we’ll guide you to become familiar with the different kinds of ballistic helmets available.

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The 2021 Guide to Plate Carriers

The 2021 Guide to Plate Carriers

It's time to talk plate carriers. They're some of the most popular pieces of ballistic body armor out there for military, law enforcement, and civilians, and they're one of the biggest top-sellers from the Bulletproof Zone body armor collection. But what about all the other questions you may have about plate carriers?

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Tactical Bulletproof Vest

Best Body Armor: The Ultimate Buyer's Guide

While vests and plate carriers are well-known, bullet-resistant backpacks and even bulletproof clothing are now on the market. They all follow the same principle: by putting a layer of ultra-strong material between your vitals and a bullet, projectile, or blade.

At Bulletproof Zone, we know it's important to understand such a potentially life-saving piece of equipment before you decide which one to purchase. That's the goal of this guide: we'll help you understand body armor and when to use it for your tactical loadout.

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What Do The NIJ Protection Levels Mean?

The threat levels for ballistic vests are set by the NIJ (National Institute of Justice). There are currently five levels in use - Level IIA, II, IIIA, III, and IV - and each covers a different caliber of bullet. We'll help you understand all the NIJ levels so you can assess which level defeats the range of threats most likely to come your way.

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Top 11 Best Plate Carriers in 2021

Plate carriers have become more and more popular, and now are a great safeguard not only for military personnel but also for civilians. If you're looking for the best ballistic vest to add to your tactical gear, you've come to the right place!

We'll take you through our picks for some of the best plate carriers you can buy plus teach you the basics of plate carriers, and how to choose the best one. Let's go!

 

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Bulletproof Backpack Buyer's Guide

In this buyer's guide, we will answer all your frequently asked questions about bulletproof bags, provide some insider tips, and end by sharing some the top picks from our bulletproof and plate carrier backpack collection!

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