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Body Armour Standards

Armour Standards

Handgun

Rifle and Shotgun

Knife and Spike

NIJ Standards

HOSDB (2007) Ballistic Standard - Handgun

Level

Ammunition

Bullet mass (g)

Velocity (m/s)

Max Trauma (mm)

HG1/A

9mm FMJ (DM11A1B2)

.357 Mag JSP (Rem R357M3)

8.0

10.2

355 - 375

380 - 400

44

HG1

9mm FMJ (DM11A1B2)

.357 Mag JSP (Rem R357M3)

8.0

10.2

355 - 375

380 - 400

25

HG2

9mm FMJ (DM11A1B2)

.357 Mag JSP (Rem R357M3)

8.0

10.2

420- 440

445 - 465

25

HG3

5.56x45mm SP (LE223T3)

4.0

735 - 765

25

HOSDB (2007) Ballistic Standard - Rifle & Shotgun

Level

Ammunition

Bullet mass (g)

Velocity (m/s)

Max Trauma (mm)

RF1

7.62x51mm FMJ Ball (L2A2)

9.3

815 - 845

25

RF2

7.62x51mm FMJ AP (L40A1)

9.7

835 - 865

25

SG1

12ga Winchester 1oz slug

28.4

410 - 460

25

HOSDB (2007) Knife & Spike Standard

Level

Energy Level E1 (Joules)

Penetration (mm)

Knife

Spike

Energy Level E2 (Joules)

Penetration (mm)

Knife

Spike

KR1

24

7

-

36

20

-

KR1 + SP1

24

7

0

36

20

-

KR2

33

7

-

50

20

-

KR2 + SP2

33

7

0

50

20

-

KR3

43

7

-

65

20

-

KR3 + SP3

43

7

0

65

20

-

NIJ Standard 0101.04 (Rev. A)

Level

Ammunition

Bullet mass (g)

Velocity (m/s)

Shot 0°

Shot 30°

Max Trauma (mm)

IIA

.40 S&W FMJ

9mm FMJ

11.7

8.0

313 - 331

332 - 350

4

4

2

2

44

44

II

.357 Magnum JSP

9mm FMJ

10.2

8.0

427 - 445

358 - 376

4

4

2

2

44

44

IIA

.44 Magnum JHP

9mm FMJ

15.5

8.0

427 - 445

427 - 445

4

4

2

2

44

44

III

7.62x51mm FMJ

9.7

838 - 856

6

0

44

IV

.30-06 AP

10.8

869 - 887

1

0

44

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