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ASTM International - ASTM E3195-19

Standard Guide for Body Armor Program Management

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 August 2019
Status: active
Page Count: 8
significance And Use:

4.1 This guide is intended for use by law enforcement, corrections, or other public safety agencies in planning and managing a body armor program. The overarching objective is officer safety and... View More

scope:

1.1 The purpose of this guide is to assist law enforcement, corrections, or other public safety agencies in planning and managing a body armor program.

1.2 This guide addresses ballistic-resistant, stab-resistant, multi-threat, combination, concealable soft, hard plate, and tactical body armor.

1.3 This guide specifically includes the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) body armor program as a provider of performance standards, guidance, and certification for body armor. While many countries recognize the NIJ body armor program, applicable certification programs of other countries should be consulted.

1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

ASTM E3195-19
August 1, 2019
Standard Guide for Body Armor Program Management
1.1 The purpose of this guide is to assist law enforcement, corrections, or other public safety agencies in planning and managing a body armor program. 1.2 This guide addresses ballistic-resistant,...
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