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Traveling with Body Armor

If you own or wear body armor regularly, it’s important to know the legalities and restrictions of traveling with your gear. While some airlines and countries have different policies, traveling with body armor isn’t as difficult or expensive as some may think as long as you’re prepared. Here we’ll offer some helpful tips to make your travel experience go as safely and smoothly as possible with your body armor.

House Passes Bills Expanding Background Checks for Gun Sales
The U.S. House of Representatives passed 2 bills earlier this month that would tighten firearm sales regulations and expand background checks on gun purchases. This marks the first significant movement on gun control since Democrats took control of both chambers of Congress and the White House. The two bills - H.R. 8 and H.R. 1446 - could mark the beginning of an overhaul of how firearms are bought and sold in the United States. Let’s break down what each of these bills mean. 
Body Armor in the Workplace
In today’s world you never know when you will need to protect yourself. Being protected in the workplace is more important than ever and we are seeing more and more companies investing in body armor products. If you’ve been thinking about your safety at work or the safety of your co-workers here are some helpful tips and suggestions. 
New York Proposes Ban on Body Armor with Bill A. 352

You may have heard about the new bill A.352 being proposed to prohibit the ownership of body armor and protective gear in the state of New York. As a valued customer of Body Armor Direct, we will keep you updated as the situation unfolds and clear up any questions you may have in regards to how it affects you.

Information on Lead Times
Body Armor Direct is one of the last American owned body armor factories that ship US Government Certified armor direct to the public sold online.  In March of 2020 the pandemic  ramped up in the US followed by civil unrest...
Ballistics Chart
As of September 2020 we have posted a new ballistics chart. The National Institute of Justice governs the ratings for Level II, Level IIIA and Level IV. Body Armor manufacturers have developed a rating called IIIA+ that is shown in...
New Video Series
Body Armor Direct Founder & CEO Dave Goldberg started a new series of videos on our Facebook page reviewing our products. You can find the new videos at
Body Armor Direct Visits Connected Warriors
Body Armor Direct Founder & CEO Dave Goldberg visited a 501(c)3 charitable organization in Boca Raton Florida on July 17th 2020 to present a donation to support their mission To elevate the warriors in our community by engaging them in a...
New Corporate Office
Effective July 1st 2020 the Body Armor Direct team will be moving into a new Corporate Headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida. The showroom will be by appointment only. Customer service hours will remain 8am to 8pm EST 7 days a...
New Condor Partnership
Body Armor Direct is pleased to announce our new partnership with Condor Outdoor Products. We are now selling the most popular items from Condor with our soft and hard body armor inserts.
New Website Launched!
The Body Armor Direct team is proud to announce the launch of our new online store. The new online store allows customers to browse our products and purchase quicker. We also added more content.
Financing For EVERYONE!
At Body Armor Direct we have partnered with Quadpay. You simply add items to your cart and select Quadpay as your payment option. You provide your name, address, email and mobile phone number and they make a credit decision. We...
New Sizing Chart for our Concealable, Tactical & T-Shirt Armor
We listened to your requests and developed a more detailed sizing chart for our concealable, tactical and t-shirt armor. This chart carefully details the measurements of all our panels. In fact, we do not have returns from customers who verify...
COVID-19 Impact On Our Shipping Time
Body Armor Direct is an essential business and continues to operate through the COVID-19 pandemic. The only impact to our business is the time to manufacture soft armor vests is taking longer and we now ship all orders within 30...
What Is a Soft Armor Insert? What Is a Plate?
Wearing a tactical vest is one thing. But it’s important to understand not only that your body armor is protecting you, but just how it is protecting you. This will ensure that you are purchasing the right armor for your...
Body Armor Direct Payment Plans
There’s no denying it—body armor can be expensive. Our mission is to save lives and we want you to get the body armor you need. At Body Armor Direct, you’ll pay affordable prices for high-quality, NIJ government certified life protection...
How Does Soft and Hard Body Armor Work?
“Do bulletproof vests actually work?” is a hugely popular question amongst first-time body armor customers, and with good reason. When your very life is on the line, it’s not enough to be “pretty sure” that you will be safe and...
How Long Does Body Armor Last?
You may wear your tactical vest for work every day—or you might keep a vest easily accessible in your home in case of an emergency. Whether or not you wear these safety products daily, they will eventually degrade. Believe it...
What Is the Best Body Armor?
The best body armor vest is one you will wear. Whether you’re in law enforcement, private security or the general public, choosing the right life safety products to protect you on the job is no small task. For you to...
The Libertarian Republic features Body Armor Direct
The Libertarian Republic recommends the purchase of protective body armor from Body Armor Direct. Read this
Private Security Officer's Are Switching to Body Armor Direct!
Private Security Officer Nick in New Jersey switched to Body Armor Direct. Our light weight NIJ Certified Level IIIA vest protects him daily.