Category Archives: A little bit about Tacticon

At Tacticon Armament, we believe in outfitting everyone with comfortable, effective, and combat-ready tactical gear.

Our founder, Jake, served in the army as a combat veteran. After years of fighting for the country overseas, he decided to return to his country and contribute to society. He dedicated himself to providing the products he uses as a soldier. He doesn’t compromise with the quality, yet he isn’t here to empty your account.

If you would like to know more about us, you have come to the right place! In this category, we will share who we are, what we do, and maybe some interesting matters in the Tacticon office. 

The Evolution and Benefits of Ceramic Body Armor

Body armor is an essential part of protective equipment for anyone wanting the security and peace of mind it provides. Over the years, advancements in technology have led to the development of various types of body armor, each with its unique strengths. One such innovation is ceramic body armor, sought after for its ability to[…]

Are Bulletproof Body Armor Packages Worth The Investment?

Body armor for personal protection has not only been a staple for law enforcement and the military, but civilians as well. However, choosing the right combination of body armor components can be a challenging task. This is where complete body armor packages come into play, offering a convenient and usually cost-effective solution. Let’s discuss the[…]

Comprehensive Guide to Body Armor Levels

Body Armor is a symbol of protection from knights, to Spartans, to the modern war fighters.  Whatever the threat of the time, there has been armor to counter the threat. In modern times we stand a greater risk of ballistic threats than swords or arrows.  There are different types of body armor and different levels[…]

Truth Behind Bullet Fragmentation and Body Armor

Body armor has come a long way since its inception. Among the various types of body armor steel plates stand out for their durability and cost effectiveness. However, there are some common misconceptions surrounding the dangers of bullet fragmentation and spall when using steel body armor. We are going to get into the origin of[…]

Level IV Body Armor: Materials, Standards, and Legality

Body armor is designed to provide protection against various ballistic threats. The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has established a rating system to categorize body armor according to its level of protection. Level IV body armor is the highest rating NIJ gives, meaning it stops the strongest ballistic threats.  Let’s discuss the materials used in[…]

Special Threat Plates: What You Need To Know & Why

Body armor plays an important role in keeping the user safe from ballistic threats. Among the various types of body armor available, special threat plates have gained significant attention due to their unique features and capabilities. We will be taking a look at what special threat plates are, why we have them, what makes them[…]