New Products

Zebra Armour’s new ballistic testing- and research facility insures product development, new materials research and quality control.

 

Our standard products are designed to meet the standards defined by the NIJ (National Institute of Justice) in the USA which is a worldwide recognised Organisation.

 

Our products are also designed to meet our customers varying standards and requirements.

 

HELMETS

 

 Ballistic Level

 NIJ Level Equivalent

V50 STANAG 2920 (17 Grains)

Bullet Resistance

M6

IIIA

610m/s (2000 ft/s)

9mm FMJ RN, .44 Magnum SJHP

E6

IIIA

630m/s (2067 ft/s)

9mm FMJ RN, .44 Magnum SJHP

F6

IIIA

660m/s (2165 ft/s)

9mm FMJ RN, .44 Magnum SJHP

 

Our Helmets all meet the NIJ Level IIIA Standard

 

VISORS

 

 

 

 

Minimum Fragmentation
Velocity V50 (17 grain)
m/sec (ft/sec)

Bullet
Resistance

 

Weight Grains

 

Maximum Velocity m/sec (ft/sec)

Energy Joules

 

Riot

NONE

NONE

 

 

 

Fragmentation

240 (800)

NONE

 

 

 

Fragmentation Long

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced
Fragmentation

500 (1640)

NONE

 

 

 

Ballistic

600 (2000)

9mm
DM11A1B2

123

410 (1345)

670

Ballistic Short

 

9mm FMJ Rem

124

410 (1345)

675

Advanced Ballistic

790 (2590)

.44 Magnum
SWC-GC

240

441 (1450)

1512

 

SOFT ARMOUR

 

National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Standard 0101.04 is the internationally accepted standard for Bullet Resistant Vests. The Standard has 4 levels applicable to soft armour as shown in the table below.

 

NIJ Level

 

Bullet Resistance

 

Weight Grains

Maximum Velocity
m/sec (ft/sec)

No. Of strikes at
Angle of incidence

0 deg

 

30 deg

I

 

.22 caliber LR LRN

.380 ACP FMJ RN

40

95

329 (1080)

322 (1055)

4

4

2

2

IIA

 

9mm FMJ RN

40 S&W FMJ

124

180

341 (1120)

322 (1055)

4

4

2

2

II

 

9mm FMJ RN

357 Mag JSP

124

158

367 (1205)

436 (1430)

4

4

2

2

IIIA

 

9mm FMJ RN

.44 Magnum SJHP

124

240

436 (1430)

436 (1430)

4

4

2

2

 

Maximum trauma allowed is 44mm, to be measured on the first strike only.

The Shot pattern for handgun ammunition requires all shots to be at least 7.6cm from any edge and at least 5cm from each other.

 

HARD ARMOUR

 

NIJ Level

 

 

Ammunition

 

 

Weight
Grains

 

Maximum Velocity
m/sec (ft/sec)

Energy Joules

 

No. Of strikes

 

 

ZCPI

5.45mm Mild Steel Core
5.56 M193
5.56 mm SS109
7.62 x 39mm Mild Steel Core
7.62 x 51mm NATO Ball

54
55
62
123
150

930 (3050)
1000 (3280)
1000 (3280)
740 (2425)
853 (2800)

1510
1780
2005
2180
3535

6
6
6
6
3

III

7.62 x 51mm (308 Win) Ball
7.62 x 51mm (DAG AP
7.62mm NATO FMJ

150
150
148

853 (2800)
835 (2740)
847 (2780)

3535
3390

 

6
3
6

IV

30-06 AP
.30 caliber M2 AP

166
166

883 (2900)
878 (2880)

4195

1
1

 

 

 
 
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