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While both of these loads are capable of penetrating soft body armor, their ultra-light, small caliber AP projectile's performance in gelatin testing is fairly unimpressive.
I suspect the cartridge will perform as intended in regards to soft body armor.
Soft body armor protects the chest and back, not the sides or lower abdomen.
Kevlar A synthetic fiber, five times stronger than steel, used to make soft body armor such as bulletproof vests.
* SpectraFlex[R] material for soft body armor uses Shield Technology to offer flexibility, comfort, lightweight, excellent trauma protection metrics, and Shield-tough performance.
That year, the first bullet-resistant soft body armor meeting new national standards--developed 3 years earlier for the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) by the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES)--was issued to 5000 officers in 15 major cities.
Finally, on very hot days, officers were more reluctant to wear their soft body armor.
Soft body armor or bullet resistant vests (nothing is 100% bullet proof) are only part of the story.
The Alameda County Sheriffs Office specifications detail the make, model number and required certification of concealable soft body armor for uniformed and plain clothes assignments.
While this bullet will defeat soft body armor, it will break apart upon hitting light cover, even something as insubstantial as drywall.
When Rich was recovering from those wounds, it occurred to him that there had to be something better to stop bullets with than his own body, and he created the concealable soft body armor under his Second Chance brand that made him "the man who bullet-proofed America's police."
The FOP letter also points out that harder metals such as brass or steel are already prohibited by federal firearms laws, as they would produce ammunition capable of penetrating soft body armor.