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Body Armor 101

WELCOME TO BODY ARMOR 101

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BODY ARMOR

When shopping for body armor, it's important to educate yourself on the pros and cons of different body armor materials and plate carrier options. At Spartan Armor Systems® we want you to get the body armor and gear that's right for you. That's why we've put together this collection of videos to make the topic of body armor much easier to understand and allow you to make your purchase with confidence. There are many facets to the subject of body armor, buying body armor is only the first step. To get the most out of your body armor and plate carrier it is critical to understand proper sizing, adjustments and use of features. This Body Armor 101 series is designed to build foundational knowledge and arm you with the information necessary to build a kit that is tailored to your individual needs. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about our products.  

CHOOSING THE RIGHT BODY ARMOR

Learn about each of our body armor models and the levels of protection they provide.

Learn how to properly measure yourself to determine the correct size body armor plate for you.

This video explains spall A.K.A. fragmentation and provides options for preventing spall injuries.

Learn what causes Blunt Force Trauma and ways you can limit the effects of BFT.

Rob Orgel explains body armor protection levels as they relate to real world self defense scenarios.

Rob Orgel explains what it's like getting shot while wearing body armor and mental preparation.

SELECT THE RIGHT PLATE CARRIER

Plate carriers are one-size-fits-most. This video illustrates how to measure yourself for the right plate carrier.

Plate carriers are available in different style to allow for optimal protection in different scenarios.

Rob Orgel discusses key factors to consider when shopping for plate carriers.

Rob Orgel shows how to properly adjust your plate carrier to reduce fatigue and maximize protection.

Rob Orgel walks through plate carrier accessories such as magazine pouches, med kits and holsters.

BODY ARMOR ARTICLE LIBRARY


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