TERMS & CONDITIONS

We will sell body armor to civilians, Law Enforcement Officers, and Military Personnel in the United States who meet the following criteria:

  • Are 18 years of age or older
  • Are not a felon;
  • Are legally allowed to possess and use the item(s) in your state (If you are a Connecticut resident, you must be active Law Enforcement or Military Personnel and provide necessary credentials.);
  • Are purchasing this product for only lawful purposes;
  • Are purchasing this product on your own behalf;
  • Comply with all other Terms & Conditions

WHAT IS THE STATUS OF MY ORDER?

To inquire about the status of an order, or for other questions related to our products, please contact us by email at Support@armorempire.com (this is preferred) or by phone at +1 (800) 850-2345. While we are typically available, we may be assisting another customer when you call. If we do not answer please leave a voicemail so we can get back to you.

Please include your name, order number, and shipping address to expedite locating order information.

CAN I SHIP TO AN APO OR AFO?

Yes we can ship to an APO or AFO. This May cost extra. 

CAN I SHIP TO A PO BOX?

Yes we can ship to a PO Box. 

CAN I SHIP A PRODUCT INTERNATIONALLY

Yes we can ship all textile products internationally but only to US allied nations. We do not export ballistic armor related products.

WHICH THREAT LEVEL SHOULD I CHOOSE?

The first step in choosing the right vest for you is knowing your threat. It is essential to choose a ballistic package that has been tested to perform under the circumstances that you face in the field. This ultimately means knowing which types of rounds you might come up against and selecting a vest that has been proven to stop it. Additionally, consider the weapon you are carrying since there is a high chance of being shot in a confrontation by your own weapon. Our vests are certified under the rigorous tests of the NIJ 0101.06 and current European standards which provide independent verification of multiple rounds of fire under the most extreme conditions.

LEVEL II
Protects against 9mm (FMJ RN) and a .357 Magnum (JSP)

LEVEL IIA
Protects against 9mm (FMJ RN) and a .40 S&W (FMJ).

LEVEL
 III
Protects against a 7.62mm (FMJ) steel jacketed (M80/NATO).

LEVEL IIIA
Protects against a .357 SIG (FMJ RN) and a .44 Magnum (SJHP)

LEVEL IV
Protects against a .30 caliber Armor Piercing (M2 AP).

SECONDARY CONDITIONS

COMFORT: The next biggest deciding factor should be personal comfort level. Often, comfort level is a direct result of the feel of each vest. Second Chance vests are made for a range of comfort preferences from basic and dependable to lightweight and breathable. Ultimately, each person should find the vest that has the capabilities to perform in their field of work.

WEIGHT: When comparing the weight of each ballistic package, remember the unit of measurement is LB or KG.

TRAUMA: Trauma is the measurement of the indentation the blunt force of a bullet will cause the on human body. All of our vests are certified under NIJ 06 for a trauma indentation of 44mm or less. 44mm has been determined to be the maximum indentation the human body can withstand without having the potential for internal damage. 

Making an educated decision is key to selecting the perfect vest that might save your life. For additional information call Customer Service at (800) 347-1200.

IS BODY ARMOR ACTUALLY BULLETPROOF?
No, there is no body armor that is truly 100% bulletproof. Both soft and hard armor used separately or together, defeat the vast majority of ballistic threats; however, there is always the chance of bullet penetration.

INDIVIDUAL STATE LAWS

The sale of armor is permissible in 49 states (please review your state regulations before making a purchase). Public Act number 98-127 (House Bill Number 5750). Armor Empire will not fulfill any orders to the state of Connecticut. The purchase of body armor in the state of Connecticut must be in a authorized physical store location. Any orders purchased from the state of Connecticut will be immediately refunded, if the purchase is not in accordance with the law.

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