Protective gears are meant to increase the safety of its wearer from the fatal wounds that come from bullets and sharp objects. However, note that these gears, including body armor, bulletproof vests, and ballistic inserts, have expiration dates. As such, it is critical to know and understand body armor expiration dates and its implication to a person’s maximum protection.
Gifting a loved one or close friend carefully-selected and optimized tactical gear not only provides practical assistance while on the job but also peace of mind for everyone that your loved one can do their job safely and effectively.
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Ballistic Plates are essential inserts in the front and back pocket of armor carriers, which can be the thing that will save you from harm or even death. But the question is: Are ballistic plates necessary? If yes, what type of ballistic plate should you have?
Understand why you should invest in protective clothing. What are the areas of the body that you need to protect the most? Should you have a stab/ cut/ slash-resistant clothing even if you have a bulletproof vest on?
Typically, old bulletproof vests need an add-on trauma pad. But, newer versions of military-grade ballistic vests and plate carriers, such as SAPI and ESAPI systems, do not as they are rigid enough to withstand the energy of incoming rounds.