Angel Armor announces Ally One

Angel Armor out of Fort Collins, Colorado has released some new ballistic protection called the Ally One Level IIIA. It seems to be shaped in the size of a rectangle. Not sure if it is meant to be worn in a vest, or just carried in some sort of bag. From the press release-

Phil Note: From the Angel Armor website. Intended uses fits backpacks, briefcases and laptop bags

Angel Armor, LLC (“Angel Armor”) today announced its newest product in their ballistic protection lineup with the Ally One Level IIIA concealable armor, providing versatile ballistic protection for on- and off-duty Public Safety Officials — any time, anywhere.

Ally One Armor Panel Key Attributes:

Unlimited applications

Proven protection that exceeds NIJ 0108.01 Level IIIA standards

Sleek design for discrete use

Convenient 10.25 x 13.25” sizing fits laptop bags, backpacks and briefcases

“With the ever-changing threats that Law Enforcement Officers face, we want to provide them with concealable protection anywhere life takes them. Whether on-duty or off, Ally One gives officers discrete confidence and peace of mind” said Reed Doughty, PR & Media Planner for Angel Armor.

Angel Armor Level IIIA concealable ballistic inserts provide ballistic protection against the most prevalent threats. With unlimited applications, an ultra thin design and weatherproof seal, Ally One armored panels provide confidence in any situation. Surpassing

NIJ 0108.01 standards for mufti-round handgun protection, Ally One armor is always by your side for protection you can stand behind.

Now, they seem to be exclusively offered for Law Enforcement, and I can’t tell if these can be bought by the rest of us. The Law Enforcement market is certainly important, but I’m curious as to how many departments or private officers would be interested in this, since many of them probably issue out their own armor. Ally One 9x12 Sample Revision B


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  • Dan

    Looks like its in some sort of man purse bag in the photo

  • Paladin

    Appears to be a laptop bag/backpack insert. There are quite a few decent options out there for this so even if they don’t offer direct sales there are plenty of place where they can be acquired.

    There are also some hard options at IIIA (resin impregnated aramid fibers) that are good for this, and can be used as clipboards, something which most patrol officers readily carry and generally have presented when they approach vehicles.

  • Bal256

    Intended for use in laptop bags, backpacks, etc…

    However, only marketed to law enforcement officers.

  • Southpaw89

    Considering all of the books that I carried in high school I always figured my backpack could stop a bullet as it was, someday I may actually test the theory.

    • Thomas Weißhuhn

      I think there was a test at the Box of Truth.

  • Iggy

    What is the size of a rectangle?

    • Malcolm

      Probably smaller than a parallelogram

  • noob

    Does anyone remember a bullet trapping clipboard called “Safe Direction”? you were supposed to do your paperwork on it until it was time to clean your glock.

    So you dropped the mag, racked the slide, pointed the glock at the large target logo in the middle of the “Safe Direction” clip board and pressed the trigger so you can then disassemble your glock.

    Should you fail to clear the chamber somehow, the bullet would strike the “safe direction” clipboard and stop.