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:
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.