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The Everyday Armor T-shirt is designed around custom, USA-sourced and made Level IIIA ballistic inserts. The 7.75" x 12.75" size of the ballistics was determined to be the optimal size to cover the Cardiac Box while maximizing concealability. This is the vital area of coverage as it is not only a common target area, but is also likely lethal if there is penetrating trauma here. Injuries outside this region are more easily treated with bleed control technologies.
You get two of these ballistic inserts in the bundle and they carry a 5-year warranty.
The shirt is made of moisture-wicking, antimicrobial polyester which helps remove heat and moisture from the surface of the skin. The shirt also has an integrated weight-bearing support system that is strong, yet soft and flexible.
I use this for my EDC. The secondary compartment holds most of my IFAK. It’s just a tight fit for all of it. The smallest compartment only has the zipper on the one side. I carry it on my left side slung over my right shoulder, so when I rotate the bag to my front to access that small pocket, everything dumps out because of gravity. Over all, it works great. Doesn’t look like a weapons bag as a lot of the other tactical bags do. Zippers pull smoothly.
Love this plate carrier. Very easy to conceal armor during critical situations that require a discreet form of body armor. Would give 6 stars if there were 6 lol! :)
Very comfortable and concealable. I had been looking for body armor that I could wear with my every day clothes and that was less bulky than normal body armor. I found it in this T-Shirt. I purchased both the black and white carriers. Excellent in my opinion.
Taking into account the purchase of the Everyday Armor T-Shirt was supposed to be for a trip up north for an exceedingly large event I was asked to assist with, the amount of movement and areas I was going to need to "blend in" required something a little more discreet than the average slick plate carrier. In came the EA-T... and it worked a lot better than expected! I was comfortable throughout the entire assignment, covering mileage and flexibility while wearing the armored T-Shirt, and experiencing very little discomfort that I'd have received if I were wearing full on armor and carrier. Yeah, I definitely still felt my body temp to up a few times from all the running around, but it was not something detrimental to the performance. No chafing, no pinching, not even a loss of flexibility would stop me from elating the overall endurance test the armor and shirts went through. I stood next to several of the municipalities throughout the event, and quite a few asked why I wasn't wearing armor... the EA-T-Shirt and accompanying plates were, as a complete package, a success! I was able to educate a few of the individuals on what exactly I had on and guided them to the PBA website where they too could purchase their own. The event was in an area of questionable activities and being able to blend in discreetly definitely had its perks!
Awesome shirt vest, very comfortable love that it doesn’t show I’m wearing it on and off duty. Doesn’t ride up to your neck like other vests do, especially when sitting. Very light to and breathable. Best investment for the job. Highly recommend. I’m 6’0 220 and large fits good and snug.
The selling point to me on this was the compression type shirt that the panels were installed. when I unpacked and put it together and tried it on I was very surprised how well it fit and how 'NOT Heavy' it felt to me to have it on. To me it felt like I had on a back brace, in essence ti gave me support while having it on. I am very satisfied with this purchase and highly recommend anyone to have one if you are considering some ballistic protection out there.
Comfortably hugs your torso underneath your everyday clothing. Great when traveling into questionable areas for work. This the 4th item I’ve purchased from PBA and very pleased w/the quality & value!
I think that is very practical to use every day because you can put it under a shirt
I originally purchased the small version of the Haley backpack insert. I liked it so much i immediately bought the bigger version and gave the smaller one to my kid. It’s built well and incredibly lightweight.
This is a great product. We bought it for our Daughter who is off at college. This fits in several different bags she owns. It give us a little piece of mind that she might have a chance if something bad happens.
First time buyer for level IIIA armor. Having the ability to carry essentially something that can save your life for this price, there’s no reason not to buy. I carry this 10x15 plate in a eagle industries all purpose pack and fits great! About an inch or two of space on top, but when you wear the backpack, the plate sits perfectly where it should be. The amount of space it takes in a typical backpack laptop sleeve is minimal. I’m able to fit a MacBook and still have some room for play. The same goes with the weight as advertised. Being a college student, I carry this pretty much everywhere I go on a daily basis and sometimes forget it’s even there!
Was a perfect fit inside the middle zip pouch of my Tumi laptop backpack. Covers the max amount of area possible, almost as if it was tailor-made for it. 10/10.
I ordered the 11x16.5 level IIIA backpack insert. The decisions were exact to the advertised dimensions. The inset fits perfectly and looks OEM. Several people could not find the panel until I pointed it out.
I bought this for my 7-year old's backpack. It fits well and it doesn't add much weight. We walk to school and it hasn't caused any issues. I hope it never has to be used.
We purchased the Level IIIA 11x16.5 for our son. It fits perfectly in an Under Armour Hustle 5.0 backpack. I hope we never have to find out how well it works, but I am thankful to have the extra protection.
We designed this shirt to revolutionize wearable body armor. We took feedback from law enforcement, private security, and emergency medical professionals to create a product that provides the protection of a vest but is as lightweight and concealable as a t-shirt! With over 25 years of experience, you're in good hands.
-Frank & Alex Stewart
Our armor is Berry compliant, meaning that we use only the highest quality, domestically sourced raw materials in our manufacturing process.
ISO 9001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for quality. Certified organizations demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements.
Our leadership team has well over 75+ combined experience designing and manufacturing armor. This includes extensive experience manufacturing armored vehicles for the US Military.
Our master craftsmen use not only their skills, but the latest in precision technology to craft our body armor solutions.
Don't fall for the story that all armor is equal
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To keep costs down, many manufactures use imported fibers or target grade steel to make their body armor.
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Using economies of sale and operating a manufacture direct business model, PBA is able to offer the exact same body armor that we produce for law enforcement agency to general public.
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