NIJ Level 3A : Stops Handguns & Shotguns


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This vehicle armor is designed using the same ballistic technology that is trusted by the U.S. military and is a derivative of the military armor B-Kit, where the armor panel is installed on the outside of the vehicle. Price shown is for standard models. May vary based on size.
Key Features
  • Modular, scalable and upgradeable
  • Fast and easy installation (10 min per vehicle)
  • Lightest and strongest armor panel ever developed (~10 lbs per door)
  • Protective skin blends with OEM door and paint
  • Accepts decals to match police department markings
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100% Proudly Manufactured in the USA


Police departments across the country, including the NYPD, have chosen Hardwire vehicle armor because it gives their officers critical time and protection in the event of an attack.

Features & Specs
  • Lightweight armor solution (~10 lbs per door)
  • Protective skin blends with OEM door and paint
  • NIJ Level 3A protection
  • Custom graphics can be added to blend seamlessly with existing fleet graphics to maintain the feel of community policing
  • Modular B-kit design offers upgradeable armor packages to accommodate varying threats; contact us for details
  • Fast and easy installation (10 min per vehicle) with anti-tamper fasteners
  • Modular armor offers ability to quickly and easily decommission vehicles at the end of their life cycle
  • Fleet installation training available
  • Rumble strip and high speed tested (115 mph)
  • Limited 10 year Manufacturer's Warranty
  • 100% Made in USA
  • U.S. Patent No. 9,333,714.

Tooling, which is available for rent or purchase, is needed for installation of the Hardwire B-Kit Door Armor. A rental deposit of $2000 is required at time of armor kit purchase, and a full refund will be issued to the customer upon return of the equipment to Hardwire. If the tooling is damaged or not returned, the deposit will be forfeited.

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NIJ Level Comparison

Protection Level
NIJ Level 3A
NIJ Level 3
Protects Against
Blades, Handguns & Shotguns
Blades, Handguns, Shotguns & Assault Rifles
Estimated Weight
10 lbs per door
24 lbs per door