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Tag: NIJ-06 Standard
A Blueprint for Making Better Armor
The National Institute of Justice has proposed a much-needed revision to the terminology and testing procedures used for certifying vests and hard plates.
May 3, 2018
Body Armor Comfort and Protection
By using a wide variety of new ballistic materials and through proprietary design technologies, the makers of soft body armor are starting to produce some innovative vests that meet the NIJ .06 standard, provide excellent threat protection, and give wearers improved comfort.
September 4, 2014
Concealable Body Armor Gets More Comfortable
Since the NIJ-6 standard was issued, both law enforcement uniform and body armor manufacturers have been looking for new methods of making ballistic-resistant soft body armor that meets the dictates of the standard, but is also thinner, lighter, and more thermally bearable.
July 18, 2013
EnGarde Introduces MT-Pro Multi-Threat Ballistic Panel
EnGarde has introduced a new MT-Pro multiple-threat panel that fits in many of our popular ballistic models such as the DeLuxe, Patrol, and Leopard.
May 23, 2013
Point Blank's First Tri-Compliant Ballistic Armor Package Passes NIJ Testing
Point Blank's FIIIA ballistic package is the latest NIJ .06 ballistic system that meets FBI and DEA testing protocols with a 9mm 124-grain FMJ V-50 exceeding 2,000 feet per second.
September 15, 2011
Safariland Produces First Multithreat Body Armor that Complies with New NIJ Standard
Safariland, a BAE Systems line of business, has announced that it is the first body armor manufacturer to receive approval for a multi-threat armor model under the National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ) new Voluntary Body Armor Compliance Testing Program under NIJ Standard-0101.06 (NIJ-06).
July 20, 2009
Safariland Certifies Two More Body Armor Models Under New NIJ Standard
Safariland announced today that it has released two more body armor models that satisfy the requirements of the National Institute of Justice's (NIJ) new Voluntary Body Armor Compliance Testing Program under NIJ Standard-0101.06 (NIJ-06).
June 24, 2009
Protective Products International Receives Approval from NIJ for Standard-0101.06 Body Armor
Protective Products International (PPI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Protective Products of America Inc. and a manufacturer and distributor of advanced ballistic protective products is one of the first companies to receive compliance status approval for one of its ballistic vests under the the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Standard-0101.06
June 4, 2009
Safariland Introduces NIJ Standard-0101.06 Body Armor
Safariland’s XT-700 Type II (#BA-2000S-FC01) and XT-300 Type IIIA (#BA-3A00S-BR01) models have been determined by the NIJ to comply with the new NIJ-06 standard. Both models are part of Safariland’s XT‑Series of concealable body armor, and are now available for immediate purchase. As of this date, these are the only Threat Level II and Threat Level IIIA vests that have been authorized by NIJ under the new NIJ-06 standard.
June 1, 2009
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