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What to Look For in Hard Armor

What to Look For in Hard Armor

There are several types of hard armor. Most of them are made of rigid, reinforced plates and are worn by combat soldiers and police tactical units. These plates are designed to protect the wearer against deadly weapons such as knives. However, these types of armor are...
Soft Armor and Plate Armor

Soft Armor and Plate Armor

When you’re choosing your vest for the various military and law enforcement applications out there, you’ll want to focus on what the vest’s purpose is, whether it’s for protection or ease of use. You also want to look at how the vest will be...
Hard Armor For Your MRE Or PT

Hard Armor For Your MRE Or PT

The United States Marine Corps, like the other branches of the armed services, has specific requirements for their body armor. In the case of the Marines, the standards apply to both the MLE (armament adjustment device) and the PT (personnel carrying armor). For the...
Arm Armor – Types of Arm Armor and Protection Level

Arm Armor – Types of Arm Armor and Protection Level

When it comes to military gear, one of the most common items is a backpack armor. Backpack armor, also known as plate carriers or hard armor is usually made of molded polyethylene with steel sheets or a flat, single, or multi-curved shape. This material is usually...