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NIJ Certified Body Armour

6/17 Level IIIA Ballistic Panels


The 6/17 Level IIIA NIJ Certified ballistic armour panels are PRE Labs thinnest, lightest, and most flexible armour solution. The panels combine maximum coverage with exceptional mobility and comfort.

Panel Features

  • Weight (Areal Density): 4.15 kg/m2 (0.85 p/sf)
  • Thinness: 4.75 mm (0.187 in)
  • Constructed from advanced lightweight ballistic materials
  • Designed for operator comfort and mobility
  • Ultrasonically sealed to eliminate exposure to moisture, ultraviolet radiation, or damaging chemicals
  • Antibacterial and antimicrobial to protect against odor and discoloration
  • Certified to the NIJ 0101.06 Compliance Standards in sizes C1 to C5
  • 5 Year warranty on all PRE Labs ballistic armour panels

Download the 6/17 Spec Sheet

NIJ Certified Ballistic Panels

The Science of Survival

We use advanced ballistic materials and manufacturing technologies to produce the lightest, highest performance body armour available.

We can test for any special threat requirements deemed necessary. Please contact us with your specific ballistic testing needs.

  • Model: 6/17
  • Threat Level: Ballistic Level IIIA Certified
  • Gender: Unisex
  • Test Standard: NIJ Standard 0101.06
  • Ballistic Material: Woven Aramid / UHMWPE
  • Weight (Areal Density): 4.15 kg/m2 (0.85 p/sf)
  • Thinness: 4.75 mm (0.187 in)
.357 SIG 125gr. FMJ V50 551.7 m/s (1810 ft/s)
.357 SIG 125gr. FMJ BFS Avg. 29.25 mm (1.15 in)
.44 Mag 240gr. SJHP V50 499 m/s (1637 ft/s)
.44 Mag 240gr. SJHP BFS Avg. 36.65 mm (1.44 in)
.357 SIG 125gr. FMJ V50 525.5 m/s (1724 ft/s)
.357 SIG 125gr. FMJ BFS Avg. 29.63 mm (1.17 in)
.44 Mag 240gr. SJHP V50 482.5 m/s (1583 ft/s)
.44 Mag 240gr. SJHP BFS Avg. 34.16 mm (1.34 in)
In accordance with NIJ 0101.06 compliance protocols armour that is submitted for certification is first tested “as new” and then panels from the same lot are tested after being “conditioned” in a humidified tumbler for 10 days. For full details on the NIJ 0101.06 Compliance Protocols and Compliant Armour listings visit:

Advanced Ballistic Materials​

Performance is pivotal, and we continuously strive to design the best ballistic and stab armour solutions available, utilizing highly advanced materials and construction techniques to provide greater ballistic capabilities.

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NIJ Certified Body Armour

Each of our ballistic armour solutions goes through the rigorous testing protocols of the National Institute of Justice 0101.06 Compliance Standards and are certified to meet or exceed these standards. Our spike/stab armour also go through NIJ Compliance testing protocols and are tested to the NIJ 0115.00 stab resistant standards.

Read More about NIJ Standard 0101.06 View the NIJ Compliant Product List

Purchasing Body Armour

PRE Labs will only manufacture and deliver orders to those who have submitted valid identification or exemptions required for their personal situation and jurisdiction.

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