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Who Invented the First Bulletproof Vest? A Look Back Into Its History.

Protective wear has taken various forms over time, but the most familiar is the Bulletproof Vest. Though the why of bullet proof vests is natch to save lives, have you wondered when and how the bulletproof vest came about?

Here at Bulletproof Zone, we’re chronicling the story of the bullet proof vest - - from its origins and evolutionary milestones through the present day.

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Brand Spotlight: BulletSafe

Brand Spotlight: BulletSafe - From Dying for Dumplings to Dying to Save Lives

Here at Bulletproof Zone, we know that when it comes to choosing top-end protection, cost is right up there as a deciding factor. But let’s be honest: potentially life-saving though it may be, cheap it usually isn’t.

Not wanting to see those on a limited budget go unprotected, one particular entrepreneur decided to take action by making professional-grade protective gear accessible to just about anyone.

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The K9 Vest: Protecting Man's Best Friend

The K9 Vest: Protecting Man's Best Friend

Dogs have served and protected humankind for centuries, not least on the frontline. Armoring dogs goes back to ancient times, becoming common practice in Europe in the late 1800s.

Thankfully, in the face of modern-day threats, the protective equipment available for military and police K9s has evolved greatly. In this article, we’re focusing on the K9 vest – What is it? How does it work? Is it really necessary? Plus our top picks of the latest and greatest dog gear on the market!

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Can Body Armor be Shipped Internationally?

Because body armor helps preserve life (and staying alive is a universal desire), we here at Bulletproof Zone regularly get questions about whether we can ship gear to an address outside of the USA.

So in this article, we're answering your questions about shipping body armor internationally.

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Buying a Bulletproof Vest? Here's How To Find The Best One

Thinking about buying a bulletproof vest but don't know where to begin? We get it. There are lots of choices to make when it comes to a ballistic vest: concealable or overt? Vest or plate carrier? What about protection level, material, and cost?

You're investing in your safety when buying a piece of body armor. Your choice could be the difference between life and death, so you need to know the answers to these and other questions.

That's what Bulletproof Zone is here for. In this article, we'll set you up with all the information necessary to buy the best bulletproof vest for your needs!

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The 2022 Guide to Plate Carriers

The 2022 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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