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Can you armor a used vehicle, can I bring you my own car?

Yes, we can pickup your existing vehicle or ship us a brand new car. Armormax® (a division of International Armoring Corporation) has been around since .....

Jun 15 1 Min read

Do you provide armored vehicle kits?

Yes, Armormax® provides armored vehicle kits. We only ship vehicle kits out on a case-by-case basis and only approved materials from our US headquarters. The .....

Jun 15 1 Min read

Where is bulletproof glass made?

Armormax® has different facilities where the bulletproof glass is manufactured. Custom made bulletproof glass that is optically advanced, highly resistant, and transparent, which is a .....

Jun 15 1 Min read

What is ballistic steel?

Ballistic steel is also known as armor or protection steel. This is made of hardened martensitic steel that is used to protect against external threats. .....

Jun 15 1 Min read

Can I rent my armored car?

Yes, in certain countries we provide armored car rentals. Through the representatives of Armormax®, you can easily rent out your armor vehicle for a specific .....

Jun 15 1 Min read

How thick is armor plating?

The thickness of armor plating used by Armormax® starts at 2mm and goes all the way up to 22mm on the armor. While the Armormax® .....

Jun 15 1 Min read

How much money do armored trucks carry?

The armored trucks are highly secured and bulletproof vehicles that are used to transport money from banks and retailers. These are also used to transport .....

Jun 15 1 Min read

Is bulletproof glass legal to install?

Yes, the installation of bulletproof glass in private cars is entirely legal, and anyone can install bulletproof glass for protection in their vehicle (we recommend .....

Jun 12 1 Min read

Where can I find street-legal armored cars?

Street-legal armored cars and vehicles are built to be the safest cars on the road. With the increases in requests for security, the need for .....

Jun 12 1 Min read

Is a Dodge Charger a luxury car?

Dodge Charger car is usually not considered in most luxurious vehicles, but it also offers a long list of standards and optional features. Dodge Charger .....

Apr 20 1 Min read

How do bomb blankets work?

This piece of protecting equipment is designed to mitigate blast detonations to minimize the risk of secondary fragmentation by the improvised explosive device (IED). Bomb .....

Apr 20 1 Min read

Can I buy Armormax® ballistic shields for my police department?

Yes, it is the best you can do for the protection of law enforcement or a group with the perceived threat. This ballistic shield by .....

Apr 20 1 Min read

How fast is the Dodge Charger Police car?

The Dodge Charger is exclusively made for law enforcement, and it is one of the fastest American police cars of all time (see also the .....

Apr 20 1 Min read

Can I buy Police cars?

Yes, you can. When Police agencies upgrade their fleet of vehicles, they sell the old ones to the places where they have been refurbished and .....

Apr 20 1 Min read

How far can you drive on runflats?

We can put runflats (runflat inserts) on almost any tires as long as we have the rim. We take the original tires and put inside a .....

Apr 15 1 Min read

How much does bullet resistant glass cost?

Bulletproof glass comes in different rating levels as well as different configurations.  The higher the level, generally the higher the cost. If the glass is .....

Apr 15 1 Min read

How thick is ballistic glass?

Armormax ballistic glass ranges from 20mm to 70mm in thickness. With the most common being 42mm B6+ (7.62 x 51) protection to be use in .....

Apr 15 1 Min read

What is the VIN # for my bulletproof car?

The VIN numbers for bulletproof cars work the same as on other vehicles. These are street-legal vehicles that have been upgraded with added safety features. .....

Apr 15 1 Min read

Are BMW windows bulletproof?

No - standard windows from the OEM manufacturer are typically not bulletproof. If you want bulletproof windows you will need to reach out to Armormax .....

Apr 14 1 Min read

Are Humvees or Hummers armored?

Not all of them. The HMMWV was designed primarily for personnel and light cargo transport behind front lines, not as a front line fighting vehicle. .....

Apr 14 1 Min read

Can civilians drive armored vehicles?

Yes - we have thousands of vehicles in the United States and being used around the world. It is not illegal to own or drive .....

Apr 14 1 Min read

What parts of the vehicle do you armor?

We recommend armoring everything to provide protection while driving. The purpose of armoring a car is to protect the passengers, not necessarily the entire vehicle .....

Apr 14 1 Min read

What are the armoring standards?

Numerous international organizations have developed armoring standards - - defeat levels and testing procedures. In the USA for instance, the standards were developed by the .....

Apr 14 1 Min read

How do Armormax vehicles perform in the event of a car accident?

While there is no official report available our vehicles perform very well in the event of a car accident. Due to the nature of all .....

Apr 14 1 Min read

Do I provide the car or can you source it?

Both. We have clients bring us vehicles all the time and we also help them source-specific vehicles. Generally, we can save our clients money through .....

Apr 14 1 Min read

Who is International Armoring Corporation®?

International Armoring Corporation® (IAC) is a premier vehicle armoring company that armors all makes and models of cars and trucks while helping maintain the vehicle’s .....

Apr 14 1 Min read

Is bullet proof glass legal?

Yes. Bulletproof glass can be use in a variety of fields from vehicles to banks to home protection. Contact Armormax to learn more about our .....

Apr 14 1 Min read

Where is Armormax located?

We have facilities around the world where we manufacture closer to our clients needs. Our headquarters are based in Utah where we have been shipping .....

Apr 12 1 Min read

Can you supply the base vehicle to be armored?

Yes, International Armoring Corporation® can supply all makes and models of the vehicles to be armored. Generally, due to the high volume of vehicles be .....

Apr 12 1 Min read

How long will it take to armor my vehicle?

Individuals can bring their vehicles into one of our facilities or we can purchase your vehicle for you. The armoring process depending on the package .....

Apr 12 1 Min read

What is the Armormax®️ material?

The Armormax®️ material is a multi-laminate of synthetic fibers sealed with thermo-plastic coating.  Developed in 1993 as well as improved upon throughout the years, by .....

Apr 12 1 Min read

What tint can I have on my bulletproof glass?

Armormax glass can be tinted to any percentage needed. We recommend you adhere to your local laws where the vehicle will be used. The tint .....

Apr 12 1 Min read

Can any vehicle be armored?

Yes.  Some vehicles, however, are more conducive to be armored than others. We have a portfolio of vehicles (see here) but can apply our armoring .....

Apr 12 1 Min read

Do I need an export license to ship my bulletproof car?

No and Yes. See our export guidelines here. Why an Export Compliance Program? For reasons of national security, the United States Government has asked exporters .....

Apr 12 1 Min read

Are police cars bulletproof?

Yes - some police vehicles come equipped with various Armormax packages. We design our armoring technology to fit a variety of vehicles and have specialty .....

Apr 12 1 Min read

How much does a bulletproof windshield cost?

Pricing will vary based on the type of windshield and protection level. You can expect to pay anywhere from $4,000 to $18,000 with shipping for .....

Apr 12 1 Min read

How can I determine what level of armoring do I need?

Armor levels are determined by each individual’s perceived threat and location of the vehicle's use.  One “size” (i.e. Level or Package) does not fit all .....

Apr 12 1 Min read

Can you install runflats?

Yes. Run-flat tires will carry you, safely, for around 40 miles (80 kilometers) at 50 miles per hour (100 kph) – depending on road conditions. .....

Apr 12 1 Min read

Are bullet proof tires real?

The correct terminology is “runflat tires”.  These “runflats” allow a vehicle, generally, to travel up to 60 miles after the tire has been deflated.  The .....

Apr 12 1 Min read

How is Armormax® different than Kevlar?

Our company does not use Kevlar. We have designed and implemented our own armor that is not only stronger than Kevlar but more suited for .....

Apr 12 1 Min read

Do you offer bespoke, luxury vehicles?

Absolutely.  We have done Aston Martin - DB9 and Rapide, Maybachs, a Ferrari, Bentley multiple high conversions on Range Rovers, luxury 45' passenger buses, etc. .....

Apr 12 1 Min read

Can you roll down bulletproof windows?

Yes - see also, can armored car windows go up and down? Can my bulletproof car have operable windows? We have several specialized motors depending .....

Apr 12 1 Min read

How many armored vehicles are around the world?

Exact figures are difficult to compile but based on those in the industry and their estimates about 25,000 armored vehicles are produced each year, including .....

Apr 11 1 Min read

How is Armormax different than ballistic steel?

Armormax® is the ultimate in lightweight ballistic armoring material. As a combination of composite materials and strike face plus our proprietary sealant with  IAC® is .....

Apr 11 1 Min read

Can I buy bullet proof glass for my car?

Depending on the country you reside in. Most democratic countries allow their citizens to own armored vehicles and specific ballistic glass components.  However, there are .....

Apr 11 1 Min read

Where can I buy private armored vehicles for sale?

See also where can I buy pre-owned bulletproof cars? Yes, you can own an armored vehicle as a private citizen, company, or individual that has .....

Apr 11 1 Min read

How much does a bulletproof car cost?

The Cost of armoring depends on a number of factors. First: is the level of protection - handgun? High powered rifle RPG/Armor piercing?  This is .....

Apr 11 1 Min read

Are armored trucks bulletproof?

Standard trucks from Ford or Dodge are not armored unless they have been delivered to an aftermarket converter like Armormax. We specialize in the outfitting .....

Apr 11 1 Min read

Do you have videos showing your products?

Yes, we do. We also invite anyone to visit us to see for themselves. Are you interested in seeing how durable Armormax vehicles? See here: .....

Apr 11 1 Min read

When was the first armored car made?

Reports have gone back to the early 1900s when the first cars were introduced and upgraded with materials to stop different types of threats. Since .....

Apr 11 1 Min read

How much weight does the armor add to my vehicle?

Depending on the level of protection and the type of armor installed on the vehicle it can range anywhere from 300+lbs (European Level B4) to .....

Apr 11 1 Min read

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