Body Armor Direct

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.
25% Down And We Ship! Interest Free Payment Plans from Quadpay with NO CREDIT CHECK!
Thanks to our partner Quadpay you can now select them as a payment option at checkout. They offer 25% down on a credit card and your product ships! 0% Interest and No Credit Checks. 92% of the people who apply...
Our Booth At the IACP Show 2019
Body Armor Direct had a booth at the International Association of Chiefs of Police annual exhibition and conference in Chicago October 27th to 29th 2019.  We met with over 500 law enforcement personnel from around the world and presented our...
Visit us in Chicago @ IACP October 26th-29th
Body Armor Direct will be at the International Association of Chief of Police in Chicago October 26th-29th at the McCormick Center. Visit us in booth 1152 to receive a free mini tactical vest!
PayPal Credit 0% for 6 Months!
Payment plans are back! We've partnered with PayPal Credit to offer 0% 6 months no interest. Simply login to your PayPal Account and ensure your setting for PayPal Credit is on. At checkout select PayPal and then PayPal Credit. It's...
Active Shooter Kit Bag
Introducing our new brand active shooter kit travel bag. Simply place your carrier and plates in this bag for travel use. This bag is manufactured in the same factory as the carriers for our active shooter kits in South Florida!
New Armor Carry Bag Makes it Easy to Travel with Body Armor
We listened to our customers and are pleased to add our brand new carry bag for our concealable, tactical and t-shirt armor. This new carry bag makes it easy to travel with your armor on a daily basis and on...
Senator Schumer Proposes to Restrict Body Armor
On August 11th 2019 Senator Chuck Schumer proposed restricting body armor to the general public. He cited advanced body armor but failed to specify the NIJ level. The proposed legislation would have the FBI review and approve people buying body...
Visit us at GATS in Dallas August 22nd-25th 2019
Body Armor Direct will have a pop up booth at the Great American Truck Show in Dallas August 22nd to 25th at the Convention Center. In our continuing effort to provide safety products to the trucking industry we will be...
Visit us at Shot Show in 2020
Body Armor Direct will have  a booth at the 2020 Shot Show in Las Vegas. The Shot Show is the largest outdoors trade show of the year.
Body Armor Direct to Replace Over 100,000 Bulletproof Vests Currently In Use
Body Armor Direct to Replace Over 100,000 Bulletproof Vests Currently In Use Over the last few years over 100,000 hard working Americans have unknowingly purchased (and wear) non-certified body armor from large online retailers July 10, 2019 09:01 AM Eastern Daylight...
Body Armor Giveaway WINNER!
On July 5th 2019 we randomly selected Rick Jones as the winner of our first July 4th body armor giveaway. Rick will be receiving Certified IIIA ballistics plus our concealable carrier, tactical carrier and t shirt carrier. We thanked all...
Body Armor News Coverage
Body Armor Direct was prominently featured in the Body Armor News!
Border Security Body Armor
At Body Armor Direct we are seeing increased traffic to our website from border cities with Mexico.  We are committed to expediting orders to the border and have recently supported the Department of Homeland Security efforts.  Have questions? Call our...
Arrive Order Status App Is Now Available
We support the Arrive App for order status and tracking. We encourage all our customers to engage with us throughout the fulfillment process.
How to Measure for a Vest
We sell standard sizes! Follow this chart to measure your exact size.The vest typically sits from the top of your sternum to your belly button.
What Exactly is Certified?
Certified  body armor from the NIJ covers full torso protection and side wings. The carrier is not certified.