The NIJ .06 Standard

What is the NIJ .06 Standard?

The NIJ .06 standard is the most comprehensive and rigorous body armor compliance standard that exists today. The NIJ tests ballistic resistant materials including: soft armor, hard armor, correctional armor and multi-threat armor..

What does it mean to you?

NIJ .06 compliant armor ultimately means increased protection for you. It means a better piece of mind knowing that you are wearing the most current and state-of-the art armor available.

What is The Safariland Group doing about it?

The Safariland Group is relentlessly working to go above and beyond the normal requirements of the new NIJ .06 standard to provide you with the best, dependable, most comfortable modern body armor available in the market today. We continually work to provide the highest level of quality and performance in all of our .06 compliant armor offerings.

The NIJ .06 Standard

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) 0101.06 Standard is the latest compliance standard in regards to modern body armor and supersedes the 2005 Interim Requirement Standard (August 2005) and 0101.04 Rev. A Standard (June 2001).

Warranty Information

Safariland® flexible body armor vests certified under NIJ-0101.06