ASTM E3195 - 19 - Standard Guide for Body Armor Program Management

ASTM E3195 - 19

Standard Guide for Body Armor Program Management

Status : Current   Published : August 2019



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.

Standard NumberASTM E3195 - 19
TitleStandard Guide for Body Armor Program Management
Publication Date01 August 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors body armor, law enforcement, program management
File Size216 KB

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