industry standards.




Ballistic Resistant Protective Materials Chart - NIJ 0108.01


National Institute Of Justice (NIJ)



Armour Type Caliber Velocity
Level I      .22 LRHV (40g)
     Lead
1050  -  1100
     .38 Caliber (158g)
     Lead Round Nose
850  -  900
Level IIA      .357 Magnum (158g)
     Jacket Soft Point
1250  -  1300
     9mm (124g)
     Full Metal Jacket
1090  -  1140
Level II      .357 Magnum (158g)
     Jacket Soft Point
1395  -  1445
     9mm (124g)
     Full Metal Jacket
1175  -  1225
Level IIIA      .44 Magnum (240g)
     Lead Semi Wadcutter
1400  -  1450
     9mm (124g)
     Full Metal Jacket
1400  - 1450
Level III      7.62mm (150g)
     (.308 Caliber)
     Full Metal Jacket
2750  -  2800
Level IV      30-60 (166g)
     (.30 Caliber)
     M2 A P
     Armor Piercing
2850  -  2900