SBA

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AcronymDefinition
SBASmall Business Administration
SBASebring (Amtrak station code; Sebring, FL)
SBASchool of Business Administration
SBASusan B. Anthony (social reformer; appears on US dollar coin)
SBASmall Business Association (various locations)
SBAStudent Bar Association
SBASenior Business Analyst
SBASmall Business Accounting
SBAState Board of Administration
SBASmall Business Advocate (various organizations)
SBASanta Barbara Airlines (Santa Barbara, CA)
SBASealed Bid Auction
SBASkills-Based Approach (training)
SBASociedade Brasileira de Anestesiologia (Brazilian Society of Anesthesiologists)
SBASegment Base Address
SBASet Buffer Address
SBASide Band Addressing
SBASystem Backup Administrator
SBAServer Based Application
SBAServer Based Architecture
SBASubtract Accumulators
SBASecure Basic Authority
SBASurvivable Branch Appliance (various companies)
SBAStand-By Arrangement (International Monetary Fund)
SBASustainable Business Alliance (Berkeley, CA)
SBAState Budget Agency (Indiana)
SBASpace-Based Architecture (computing)
SBASchool Based Assessment
SBASwiss Bankers Association
SBASimulation Based Acquisition
SBASet-Based Analysis
SBASmall Business Answers (Program, Australian government)
SBASocial and Behavioral Analysis (various schools)
SBASwedish Board of Agriculture
SBASkilled Birth Attendant (maternal health)
SBASovereign Base Area
SBASoft Body Armor
SBASound Blaster Audigy
SBASouth Bay Aqueduct (California)
SBAStandard Bank Asia
SBASustainable Building Advisor (construction)
SBASerum Bactericidal Activity
SBAStrategic Business Area
SBAStructural Board Association
SBAStand Basal Area (forestry)
SBASt. Brother Andre Catholic High School (Canada)
SBASingle Business Account
SBAStrategic Business Analysis
SBASick Berth Attendant (Royal Navy Rating)
SBAShould Be Archived (geocaching)
SBAStandards-Based Architecture
SBASouth Bay Abrams (California)
SBASanta Barbara, CA, USA - Santa Barbara Airport (Airport Code)
SBAStrategic Brigade Airdrop (US Army)
SBAShared Border Accord (Canada and US)
SBASmart Business Architecture (Cisco)
SBASilver Beaver Award (Boy Scout Award)
SBASanta Barbara Aerospace
SBASteam Boat Association (UK)
SBAScottish Beekeepers' Association
SBASick Bay Attendant
SBASergeant's Benevolent Association (New York City, NY, USA)
SBASystems Builders Association
SBASaskatchewan Beekeepers Association
SBAStolen Bases Attempted (baseball)
SBAStand-by Assist
SBASmart Border Agreement (various nations)
SBAStreet Basketball Association, LLC
SBAStream Boy Advance (gaming)
SBASmall Business Agreement
SBAScalable Broadcast Algorithm
SBASpecial Bureau for the Atmosphere
SBASaskatchewan Band Association (Saskatchewan, Canada)
SBAScarborough Basketball Association
SBASenior Bowlers of America
SBASterile Barrier Association (UK)
SBAStichting Bureau Architecten Register
SBASafe Building Alliance (est. 2006)
SBASilver Buffalo Award (Boy Scouts of America)
SBASummary for Basis of Approval (FDA)
SBAShamrock Basketball Association (Forney, TX)
SBASpace-Based Antenna
SBASouthern Bakers Association, Inc.
SBASchool Baseline Assessment
SBASports and Billiards Association
SBAStack-Based Allocation
SBASoutheastern Bowling Association
SBASchool Bus Advertising
SBAShaped Beam Antenna
SBASynchronous Bandwidth Allocation/Allocator
SBASeat Belt Anchor (automotive)
SBASustaining Base Automation
SBAStack-Based Algorithm
SBASimplified Business Applications International
SBASinagpore Broadcasting Authority
SBASunshine Breakfast Allstars (Bickford's Sunshine Breakfast, Springfield, MA, USA)
SBASuffolk Beekeepers Association (UK)
SBASan Bernardino Acorn (San Bernardino, CA)
SBASt. Brigid's Academy and Seminary (Fresno, CA)
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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.