Advantages and Disadvantages of Hard Armor

Unlike most other body armor, hard armor is light enough to allow easy mobility. Its construction is usually composed of plates made of steel, ceramics or composite materials and is interlocked with other body protection such as vests. This internal plate construction is very strong, increasing the protection it provides to the user. Its advantages include high comfort, greater maneuverability, and enhanced protection. This is why hard armor is so valuable to law enforcement. But what are the downsides of hard armor? Continue reading “Advantages and Disadvantages of Hard Armor”

The Pros and Cons of Soft Armour

Soft armor is a kind of body armour that protects the wearer from bullets. The components are usually made of lightweight plastic and are often stronger than steel plates. However, soft body armor is generally not as bulky as hard body protection. Because of this, it is more commonly worn under a uniform or as an accessory to another piece of gear. Here are some examples of soft body armour. Let’s look at the pros and cons of the two types of body armor. Continue reading “The Pros and Cons of Soft Armour”

Choosing Between Soft and Hard Body Armor

Whether you’re going to be in the field for an extended period of time or you’re going to be using hard armor on a regular basis, there are several different considerations to consider when choosing body armor. For example, you’ll want to make sure that your hard armor can be easily concealed in your clothing. The thickness of your body armor is also a factor, as thin armors are less visible than thicker versions. Continue reading “Choosing Between Soft and Hard Body Armor”

Soft Armor Vests For Women

If you are looking for affordable protection against most handgun threats, level II soft armor panels by AR500 Armor might be the solution for you. These plates are made from p-Aramid fibers and can be worn as a vest, backpack, or messenger bag. Designed, cut, and assembled in the USA, Rimelig Ballistic Plates provide maximum impact protection, even when you are carrying a heavy object. Continue reading “Soft Armor Vests For Women”