Bulletproof Ratings

Bulletproof resistant ratings charts

Ratings of Bullet Resistant materials as identified by UL 752

Rating

Ammunition

Weight
(grains)

Weight
(grains)

Min
fps

Max
fps

Number
of shots

Level 1

9mm Full Metal Copper Jacket with Lead Core

124

8.0

1175

1293

3

Level 2

.357 Magnum Jacketed Lead Soft Point

158

10.2

1250

1375

3

Level 3

.44 Magnum Lead Semi-Wad cutter Gas Checked

240

15.6

1350

1485

3

Level 4

.30 Caliber Rifle Lead Core Soft Point (.30-06 Caliber)

180

11.7

2540

2794

1

Level 5

7.62mm Rifle Lead Core Full Metal Copper Jacket Military Ball (.308 Caliber)

150

9.7

2750

3025

1

Level 6

9mm Full Metal Copper Jacket with Lead Core

124

8.0

1400

1540

5

Level 7

5.56mm Rifle Full Metal Copper Jacket with Lead Core (.223 Caliber)

55

3.56

3080

3383

5

Level 8

7.62mm Rifle Lead Core Full Metal Copper Jacket Military Ball (.308 Caliber)

150

9.7

2750

3025

5

Shotgun

12-Gauge Rifled Lead Slug
12-Gauge 00 Buckshot (12 pellets)

1 0z.
1.5oz

28.3
42

1585
1200

1774
1320

3
3

 

Ratings of Bullet Resistant materials as identified by
National Institute of Justice (NIJ) 018.01

Threat Level
Rating

Ammunition

Weight
(grains)

Weight
(grams)

Min/Max
(meters/sec)

Min/Max
(feet/sec)

Number
of shots

Level I

.22 long rifle high velocity lead

40

2.6

320 +/- 12

1050 +/- 40

5

Level I

.38 special round nose lead

158

10.2

259 +/- 15

  850 +/- 50

5

Level II

.357 mag. jacketed soft point

158

10.2

425 +/- 15

1395 +/- 50

5

Level II

9mm full metal jacket

124

8.0

358 +/- 12

1175 +/- 40

5

Level IIA

.357 mag. jacketed soft point

158

10.2

381 +/- 15

1250 +/- 50

5

Level IIA

9mm full metal jacket

124

8.0

332 +/- 12

1090 +/- 40

5

Level III

7.62mm (.308 Winchester) full metal jacket

150

9.7

838 +/- 15

2750 +/- 50

5

Level IIIA

.44 mag. lead semi-wad cutter gas checked

240

15.55

426 +/- 15

1400 +/- 50

5

Level IIIA

9 mm full metal jacket

124

8.0

426 +/- 15

1400 +/- 50

5

Level IV

.30-06 armor piercing

166

10.8

868 +/- 15

2850 +/- 50

1

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