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.
What is swimmers cut body armor and who is it best suited for? We answer these questions and more.
What happens when you shoot IIIA body armor at point blank distance? Rob Orgel puts Flex Fused Core™ to the test!
Rob Orgel shares vehicle setup tips for emergencies with Tactical Response Kit and Spartan DL Concealment.
We put Russian and American rounds in a head-to-head test against body armor!
Rob Orgel of ER Tactical breaks down the science behind body armor penetration.
Rob Orgel of ER Tactical demonstrates blunt force trauma with the aid of Critical Care Paramedic Mike Pena.
The guys from AR15.COM join us while we show how are Hercules Level IV Plates are made.
AR15.COM tests if a shotgon can pierce through soft armor. Good thing Spartan Armor Systems has a lot in stock to test.
SELECT THE RIGHT PLATE CARRIER & TACTICAL GEAR
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.
Rob Orgel demonstrates the correct way to attach magazine pouches and other MOLLE accessories.
ER Tactical demonstrates field application of our various med kits.
Rob Orgel of ER Tactical discusses his initial impressions of the Leonidas Legend plate carrier.