Vel Tye Tactical Gear News

July 10, 2018

A Step-by-Step Guide to Ordering Body Armor


Knowing what body armor to buy is absolutely crucial. Whether you’re in law enforcement, the military, a member of a first response unit, or in an occupation meriting protection from firearms,...

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Topics: Body Armor, NIJ Certified

April 26, 2018

Infographic: Where NIJ Certification Matters in a Tactical Vest

When purchasing tactical vests for you and your team, safety should be one of the most important factors. The National Institute of Justice has the only nationally accepted standards for body...

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Topics: NIJ Certified, Tactical Gear

March 29, 2018

Why Police Departments Need NIJ Certified Tactical Gear

Police officers deserve the best protection gear on the market. Around 150 officers die every year in the line of duty as a result of shootings, stabbings, car accidents, and other incidents. In...

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Topics: Tactical Gear, NIJ Certified, Police Department, Police Gear

March 15, 2018

"What Does the NIJ Certification Process Look Like?"


The NIJ certification process is considered the most stringent testing for tactical gear in the industry. The National Institute of Justice has been certifying various types of tactical...

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Topics: NIJ Certified, Tactical Accessories, Body Armor, Protective gear

March 05, 2018

Beyond Vests and Armor: More NIJ Certified Gear to Know


NIJ Certified tactical gear is the best in the business. Tested against the most rigorous quality standards available, NIJ Certified gear goes far beyond performance, it’s designed to make the...

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Topics: NIJ Certified, Vest, Soft Body Armor

February 28, 2018

Where to Find NIJ Certified Tactical Gear



Tactical gear that has been certified by the National Institute of Justice is the pinnacle of performance. Tested to comply with a litany of detailed standards, buying NIJ certified gear is...

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Topics: Tactical Accessories, Tactical Gear, NIJ Certified

February 19, 2018

"Does NIJ Certified Gear Ever Expire?"


NIJ certified tactical gear is the pinnacle of performance. It is tested against a litany of specific benchmarks at approved, third-party laboratories; it’s the gold-standard of tactical gear.


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Topics: NIJ Certified, Tactical Gear