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Body Armor

Safe Life Defense Hyperline Body Armor Review: Can Something So Thin Still Protect?

We tackle one of the thinnest pieces of body armor out there -- the Safe Life Defense Hyperline. Does it balance weight and protection? Come find out. (Read)

Body Armor

[Review] Hard Head Veterans ATE Gen II Helmet + Micro Lattice Pads

We try out the Hard Head Veterans ATE Gen II helmet alongside Hard Head Veterans' Micro Lattice Helmet Pads. Come see why we liked this setup! (Read)

Blue Brief

The Blue Brief: Advocacy and Breaching a Tent

In this week's Blue Brief we look at how to advocate for yourself when dealing with police and an interesting encounter involving a tent... (Read)

Body Armor

7 Best Plate Carriers: Minimalist to Heavy [Guide]

If you have plates, you need a plate carrier. And we have the details on the best plate carriers we recommend -- from minimalist to full load! (Read)

Body Armor

Best Body Armor [Tested]: Hard Plates & Soft Armor

Want the best body armor for your purpose and budget? We've hands-on tested the most popular options out there and cut through the misinformation. (Read)

Body Armor

Best Ceramic & UHMWPE Body Armor: Level 3 & 4 [RMA, Mira, Spartan, RTS, LAPG]

We take a whole lot of body armor out back and shoot it...for science! Come see how these Level III and Level IV plates did against various rounds! (Read)

Body Armor

[Review] Spiritus Systems LV-119 Plate Carrier

Spiritus is making a name for itself with quality plate carriers. So, of course, we had to test them out. Come see what we thought about the LV-119 setup. (Read)

How-To

[How-To] Set Up the Best Battle Belt & Plate Carrier

Ready to kick your range time up a notch? Come see how to set up a badass battle belt and plate carrier to maximize your fun! (Read)

Gear Reviews

[Video+Review] Crye AirLite Convertible Chest Rig

We take a look at the Crye Precision AirLite Convertible Chest Rig to see if the lightweight and modular design is worth all that cash. (Read)

News

Body Armor Sales Skyrocket in 2020

Body armor manufacturers and suppliers are reporting a spike in sales. Find out why and when supply will catch up with demand. (Read)

Gear Reviews

[Review] RE Factor Tactical Advanced Slickster Carrier

Is RE Factor Tactical's Advanced Slickster a true upgrade from the original? We hands-on review the low-profile carrier and go over it's improvements. (Read)

Gear Reviews

[Rig Setup] Ferro Concepts Slickster & Spiritus Systems Micro Fight Chest Rig

We love the Ferro Slickster plate carrier and Spiritus Microfight combo as our go-to slick range rig setup. See how exactly we set ours up! (Read)

Body Armor

[Review] AR500 Armor: All Levels + Armor Piercing Rounds

Confused about what AR500 body armor to get? We'll cover threat level to mobility cuts, coatings, and curves. Plus we shoot them with armor piercing rounds. (Read)

Body Armor

Best Backpack Armor: Better Safe Than Sorry

Looking at the best hard and soft backpack armor? It's a sad reality but better safe than sorry. We can help with our favorite picks for armored inserts. (Read)
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