Category Archives: Tactical Products Know-How

We designed “Tactical products know-how” to share our knowledge about all tactical products. You will see the comparison between different tactical optics, the instruction on how to use the gears, the proper equipment to improve your shooting experience…, and so forth.

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The Rise of Bulletproof Backpack Armor Inserts

Protective equipment is becoming quite sought after and commonplace in everyday life. Haven’t seen it yourself? That may be because outside of “Bulletproof vests” the most commonly worn piece of body armor is bulletproof backpack body armor inserts. Backpack armor plates are hands down the most discreet way of having body armor on your person.[…]

NIJ FIT Tests for Body Armor: Ensuring Safety Standards

In the realm of personal protection trust in your equipment isn’t just essential—it’s a matter of life and death. For those who rely on body armor, from law enforcement, security, and the ordinary citizen, understanding the certification behind their gear is important. Central to this trust is the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), an establishment[…]

Top Body Armor Storage Practices You Need to Know

Body armor, whether for military, law enforcement, or private citizens provides protection against ballistic threats. However, the effectiveness of this protection hinges on how well these protective plates and panels are maintained and stored. They take care of you, so why not take care of them so they can keep doing their job?   Body Armor[…]

Choosing The Right Body Armor Size, Fit, and Color

Body armor serves an important purpose for those who face danger. However, the effectiveness of body armor heavily depends on various factors such as correct sizing, proper fit, and even color. This article will delve into these considerations, and how they impact mobility, longevity, and concealment when wearing body armor, carriers, and vests. Importance of[…]

Do’s & Don’ts of Body Armor Care

Body armor plays an important role in personal protective gear, providing protection against a range of ballistic threats. Which is why its critical to properly understand how to clean body armor and maintain body armor. There are two main types of body armor: soft armor and hard armor. Each type is designed for different threat[…]

A Closer Look at Shooter’s Cut Body Armor

Body armor comes in many forms, shapes, and styles, each designed to meet specific needs and use cases. Some popular types include swimmer’s cut, SAPI (Small Arms Protective Insert), and shooter’s cut. While all are designed to provide protection against ballistic threats, their designs vary based on the mobility and comfort they afford the wearer.[…]

Kevlar vs Para-Aramid: A Comparative Overview

Today we are talking about pistol rated armor, of which Kevlar is the most well known as the classic “Bulletproof vest.” Kevlar is a Para-aramid synthetic material renowned for its durability, tensile strength, and resistance to impact, which makes it a top choice for bullet resistant vests. However, while Kevlar and Para-aramid might seem synonymous[…]

A Deep Dive into Ceramic & UHMWPE Body Armor

Body armor plates are a central component of personal protection, designed to safeguard the wearer from threats ranging from bullets to knives to shrapnel. Body armor plates come in a variety of materials, with Ceramic and Ultra-High-Molecular-Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) being the premier composite choice. This composite falls within the National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ) Level[…]

Swimmers Cut Body Armor: Design, Material, and Protection

Body armor has evolved over the years to accommodate various needs and to protect against different types of threats. Different cuts of body armor, including shooter’s cut, SAPI cut, and swimmer’s cut, are designed to serve distinct purposes and offer specific levels of protection. This article focuses on swimmers cut body armor, well regarded for[…]

Tips and Insights for Optimal Body Armor Selection

For those seeking body armor, especially for the first time, it’s helpful to understand what options are available and the purposes for each.  The unpredictability of the world we are in, ease of access to affordable gear, and online shopping have been driving the growth of a diverse range of body armor options tailored to[…]