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Buying Guides

VestGuard offers a comprehensive guide to buying body armour. This provides you with key information that helps you to select the most appropriate armour to meet your operational requirements. 

Guide to body armour

VestGuard manufactures and supplies body armour tested and certified to National Insitute of Justice (NIJ) protection levels. These levels are internationally recognised by military, government and law enforcement to dictate their mission threat requirements.

VestGuard manufacture to NIJ 0106.01 ballisitic test standard and are the only UK manufacturer certified to NIJ level IV (4) protection level. The information contained in this document denotes the threat levels and the bullet rounds that these levels will defend against. 

Guide to NIJ protection levels

To provide you with the key information to help you to select the most appropriate body armour suited for your operational requirements, VestGuard offer a comprehensive guide.

Guide to fragmentation protection Levels