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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. The level shows the amount of security provided by a certain protection of armor or it helps to understand the level of assault that it can withstand. One “size” (i.e. Level or Package) does not fit all security threats.  Call us an Armormax® professional to help you determine the best armoring level and package to fit your exact needs and budget.

First, it is important to decide your required protection level for the armored vehicle. Before choosing any protection level you need to keep in mind the following factors:

  • How you will use the vehicle?
  • What is the perceived threat level?
  • What is the vehicle type and how much it costs?
  • How many passengers can be accommodated in the vehicle?
  • Will the vehicle used for day-to-day activities or tactical purposes?

These ballistic standards assure the armor consistency meeting the standards of pre-set conditions and to confirm that the glass must be shatterproof and it should not crack or flake after the attack. Security threats caused by gun depend on the size, mass, shape, composition, velocity, and calibre of the bullet. These levels are confirmed by testing glazed shielding with using specific guns to ensure how many bullets must stop within 8cm of each other to exceed the certification to use in a vehicle.

Following are the ballistic protection levels (see charge below):

B1 & B2: These two types are not actually included in armored vehicles, but these can withstand a 9mm.
B3 & B4: These two standards are for guns shot at a less distance with low built velocity 0.357Magnam for B3 and 0.44Magnum for B4. These can bear attack from weapons like a handgun and sporting rifles.
B5: with a ballistic steel thickness of minimum 7.5 mm this standard provides protection against AK-47 and other assault weapons.
B6: To stop armor-piercing round B6 is used as a high level of protection. It adds a huge security advantage.
B7: Extremely secure protection level that stops a verity of armor-piercing rounds from sniper rifles and other high-velocity rifles.

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