Month: May 2022

What restrictions exist for purchasing body armor?

At ATEK we do not sell body armor direct to civilians. One of our strategic partners can provide this solution for you at www.citizenarmor.com. At the time of this posting the only location in the United States that has a purchasing restriction is Connecticut. Any purchasers in Connecticut have to purchase their armor from a physical …

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TSA and Body Armor

In the United States, the TSA does not restrict passengers from carrying body armor products as of the posting of this article. Traveling overseas might have restrictions depending on the country. Check TSA or local government restrictions for more information.

ATEK Standard VS Elite Armor Comparison

STANDARD ARMOR ELITE ARMOR Features Protek™ Technology with Graphene Microfibers Features Protek™ Technology with Graphene Microfibers Includes Aramid Fibers Includes Polyethylene (UHMWP) Requires a water proof protective cover to not be exposed to water, UV light & environment Impervious to water, UV light & environment Protects against NIJ Level IIIA handgun rounds up to .44 …

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Military Testing: Fragment Ballistics

After the Vietnam War, military planners developed a concept of “Casualty Reduction”. The large body of casualty data made clear that in a combat situation, fragments, not bullets, were the most important threat to soldiers. After WWII, vests were being developed and fragment testing was in its early stages. Artillery shells, mortar shells, aerial bombs, grenades, and …

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