Are you looking to get a bullet or stab resistant vest but are just unsure of what level of protection you need or what style would fit your line of work?

It’s a difficult decision but read this article and by the end  you should hopefully have a better understanding of the different levels and different styles available and what you need to take into consideration.

There are ballistic and stab resistant vests and there are also combination vests which combine these two types of protection.

Ballistic Levels:

There are many different ballistic standards for body armour.  The most recognized ballistic standard is the National Institute of Justice, which I will refer to as NIJ from here on in this article.

NIJ Ballistic Protection: