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Using the world's strongest fibres, Dyneema® and Spectra®, enables us to produce bullet proof vests which are very flexible, extremely light and very durable. Currently we offer three high-end ballistic packages: the ENGARDE-FLEX, the ENGARDE-FLEX-KR1 and the ENGARDEIIIA-PRO.



ENGARDE-FLEX
The ENGARDE-FLEX is a full-wrap design made of a combination of Dyneema® and Spectra®, and offers superior stopping power, excellent blunt trauma capabilities and first rate comfort. The ENGARDE-FLEX is a very light weight and flexible panel designed to defeat a range of ballistic threats from 9mm calibre DM11A1B2 to .357 Magnum projectiles.

Armour technical details

Ballistic capabilities : HOSDB HG1A
Armour material DSM Dyneema® / Honeywell Spectra®
Areal Density: 3.8 kg/m2
Weight (medium size) : 1.2 kg / 2.6 lbs
Thinness: 7 mm
Warranty: 10 years



ENGARDE-HG1A/KR1
The ENGARDE-HG1A/KR1 is a full-wrap design made of a combination of Dyneema®, Spectra® and Steelskin® which offers superior stopping power against bullets and knives, excellent blunt trauma capabilities and wearing comfort. The ENGARDE-HG1A/KR1 is a light weight and flexible panel designed to defeat ballistic threats from 9mm calibre DM11A1B2 to .357 Magnum projectiles, and also gives a KR1 Anti-Stab protection of 36 joules energy. The HG1A/KR1 protection level that this panel offers was also adopted by the Metropolitan Police Authority in the UK in 2010.

Armour technical details

Ballistic capabilities : HOSDB HG1A
Anti-stab capabilities: KR1
Armor material : DSM Dyneema® / Honeywell Spectra® / Bekaert Steelskin®
Areal Density: 6.4 kg/m2
Weight (medium size) : 2.0 kg / 4.4 lbs
Thinness: 10 mm
Warranty: 10 years



ENGARDEIIIA-PRO
The ENGARDEIIIA-PRO is a full-wrap design made of 100% Dyneema and offers superior stopping power, excellent blunt trauma capabilities and first rate comfort. The ENGARDEIIIA-PRO exceeds NIJ Level IIIA performance and minimises blunt trauma thanks to its integrated anti-trauma stitching.

Armour technical details

Ballistic capabilities : NIJ Level IIIA+
Tokarev Ball 7,62x25mm, Makarov 9x18mm and Action Effect 9x19mm
V50 (9mm): 563 m/sec
Armour material: DSM Dyneema®
Areal Density: 5.6 kg/m2
Weight (medium size): 1.8 kg / 3.9 lbs
Thinness: 7.5 mm
Warranty: 10 years

The ENGARDEIIIA-PRO package has been tested and found to comply with the NIJ 2005 Interim Requirements for Bullet-Resistant Body Armour and has been added to the NIJ compliance list.

The ENGARDEIIIA-PRO NIJ Level IIIA panel performed very well during tests at HP White laboratory Inc., an NIJ/NLECTC Approved Testing Laboratory. The BFS (i.e the backface signature) of the panels stayed well below the maximum allowed 44 mm. For detailed test results of the ENGARDEIIIA-PRO please click here.