At SafeGuard Armor® we ensure that all our armor is of the highest standard of protection, and we guarantee this by making sure all our armor is compliant with NIJ standards.
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is recognized as being the world leader in ballistic testing, as well as being the US Department of Justice’s research, development and evaluation arm. It is in this capacity that the NIJ aims to further the protection offered by body armor while also improving knowledge and awareness though useful and relevant information.
SafeGuard Armor® ensures that the entirety of its products are created in compliance with NIJ standards, mirroring their safety tests and creating armor that meets the required standards for protection.
 The National Institute of Justice outlines their testing methods here: http://www.nij.gov/topics/technology/body-armor/Pages/testing.aspx