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Old 05-04-2016, 05:15 AM
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Originally Posted by pkbites View Post
About 1 1/2 years ago I was at a demonstration where a level 3 with soft trauma plates was fired at with .223 from an AR15. Went right through it. The vest was of no help whatsoever.
3A.
I only nitpick because the difference between NIJ Level 3A and 3 is huge. It's the jump from soft armor to hard armor; from handguns to, well, those .223 rounds among others. Level III would have stopped them quite easily. IIIA doesn't stand a chance.