Ballistic-resistant body armor is worn by law enforcement officers while in the field to protect against specific ballistic threats; it has also traditionally been designed to conform to the male build. As women's presence in law enforcement continues to grow, body armor is being designed for the female form to ensure women are as protected and comfortable as men when wearing body armor.
Find this project in the FEMA Authorized Equipment List and InterAgency Board Interactive Standardized Equipment List.
AEL Category, Title, Number, and Project:
AEL Category: 03. CBRNE Operational and Search and Rescue Equipment
AEL Title: Vests, Operational
AEL Number: 03OE-01-VSTO
SAVER Project: Ballistic-Resistant Body Armor for Women