3 Things To Consider When Choosing a Tactical Vest

Choosing a tactical vest can be a tricky endeavor.  You want to make sure that you have all of the protection that you require, but you don’t want to feel bogged down in stifling gear.  Typically, military clothing is designed to maximize both safety and comfort.  It comes in a wide range of prices and …

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What Professions Can Benefit from Body Armor?

Some jobs are more dangerous than others and many professionals are now using body armor to keep themselves safe while working in a job that can put them in harm’s way. Wearing a piece of body armor, like a bulletproof vest or an AR500 steel plate, makes many employees feel safer and more secure working …

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Why Police Officers Should Regularly Sport Body Armor

Protective body armor can stop a bullet, and therefore, save a life. Although they are provided to law enforcement officers, all agencies do not require that they always wear their bulletproof vests. They usually leave the decision to the individual officers. So, to wear or not to wear? That is the question. And the answer …

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Which Level of Body Armor is Right for You?

Body Armor Megastore provides various types of tactical military gear. The National Institute of Justice created the standards for the ballistic resistance of body armor that we use to grade our products. These regulations make it easier to choose which of our items you want. Right off the bat, you’ll know the minimum speed and …

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Differences Between Aramid and UHMWPE

There’s more to protection than needing a firearm or weapon. Top-notch body armor can do the trick as well. Modern armor is bullet resistant. They don’t deflect them, instead catching it and preventing penetration by dispersing its energy across a wide area of fabric. It is very important that the energy flows away from the …

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Why Backpack Armor Inserts Make Sense for You

Clothes shopping with your kids is tedious but necessary. Trying to find the size, style and color of clothing that they want can be a time-consuming journey. It can also put you in the wrong place at the wrong time. While grabbing your child before she crawls under a nearby clothes rack, you hear a …

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4 Advantages of Using Backpack Armor

Do you go to school in a bad neighborhood? Traveling for business? Are you a police officer or emergency medical technician? Planning a hunting trip with some friends? Chances are you might need some extra protection to keep you safe. At Body Armor Megastore, we seek to fit our clients with the highest grade of …

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4 Products to Keep You Protected in 2017

Finished making New Year’s resolutions? Have you already broken one? We at Body Armor Megastore have one more for you:   Fully protect yourself in 2017   Whether you are hunting or working your everyday shift as a police officer, firefighter or an emergency medical technician, it is vital to be protected. Accidents happen, and …

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So What Are the NIJ Standards?

When buying body armor, levels of protection are denoted on the products: For example, level II, level IIA, level III, etc. These are called the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) standards for ballistic resistance of body armor. The level of the given piece of armor lets the wearer know the minimum speed and ammunition size …

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Should EMS Consider Wearing Bulletproof Vests?

Police and firefighters respond to emergencies that threaten human life every day. These emergency responders wear protective gear to do their jobs out in the field, yet there is at least one type of emergency responder that rarely protects themselves with more than latex gloves, Emergency Medical Services workers.   EMS is on call, saving …

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