3M Advanced Materials Division Datasheets for Armor and Ballistic Shielding

Armor materials and ballistic shielding are made of ceramics, high-strength fiber textiles, specialty alloys, and composite materials that are resistant to explosions, blast debris, shrapnel and high-velocity projectiles.
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Product Name Notes
EAR controlled product. NIJ Level IIIA ballistic penetration protection. Available colors include Black, OD Green or Tan. Universal fit to avoid sizing issues. Available with standard or comfort fit retention...
ITAR controlled product. Available accessories include 3M™ Vector Plate Carrier in Black, OD Green, or Desert Tan; with or without molle. Features a triple curve shape for optimum fit to...
ITAR controlled product. Modular components allow for simple, customizable integration. Ceramic strike-faces are designed and tested to shatter armor-piercing bullets on impact--from 5.56 to 12.7mm--while composite backing absorbs residual energy.