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Results from the Body Armor Shoot at Ann Arbor PD

On August 7th, On Duty Gear did a body armor shoot with Keith Klies of Armor Express at the Ann Arbor Police Department shooting range.  We shot the Razor Level II and Seraph Level II (front and back panels) with 35 rounds combined.

Video of the Armor Express Seraph Level II being shot:

Armor Express Razor Level II Results

Vest Model Threat Level Panel Size  – Gender Front/Back Panel Date of Mfg Serial # Additional
Razor 2 1714  – Male Front 08/04/14 14080xxxxx Navy carrier

Razor Level II Front Shot Placement

Armor Express Razor II Shot Placement

Shot # Bullet Threat Level Wt; Model; Type Weapon BFS PASS    FAIL Chronograph / Misc
1 Federal (AAPD duty) .40 cal 165 grain Sig 27 P
2 Federal (AAPD duty) .40 cal 165 grain Sig n/a n/a didn’t measure
3 Federal (AAPD duty) .40 cal 165 grain Sig 10 P with 7 x 10 ICW plate
4 Federal (AAPD duty) .40 cal 165 grain Sig 10 P with 7 x 10 ICW plate
5 Federal (U of M duty) .40 cal 165 grain Sig 20 P angle shot
6 Federal (U of M duty) .40 cal 165 grain Sig 0 P angle shot with ICW
 7 – 20 Gold Dot (DHS duty) 9mm 125 grain Glock n/a P didn’t measure

 

Armor Express Seraph II Results

Vest Model Threat Level Panel Size  – Gender Front/Back Panel Date of Mfg Serial # Additional
Seraph 2 3017-front; 2817-back Front & Back 08/04/14 14080xxxxx Navy carrier

Seraph Level II Front Panel Shot Placement

Armor Express Seraph II Front Panel Shot Placement

 

Armor Express Seraph II Back Panel Shot Placement

Armor Express Seraph II Back Panel Shot Placement

 

Shot # Bullet Threat Level Wt; Model; Type Weapon BFS PASS    FAIL Chronograph / Misc
1 Federal (U of M duty) .40 cal 165 grain Sig 226 23 P
2 Federal (AAPD) .40 cal 180 grain Sig 229 17 P non-duty round
3 Federal (AAPD duty) .40 cal 165 grain Sig 27 P
4 Speer Gold Dot .40 cal 165 grain Sig 229 21 P
5 Gold Dot (DHS duty) 9 mm 125 grain Glock 18 P
 6 – 11 Federal (U of M duty) .40 cal 165 grain Sig n/a n/a very tight group – stacked

Shots 12 thru 15 were in the back and side panels

 

12 Federal .40 cal 180 grain Sig minimal – didn’t measure P back panel – angle shot
13 Gold Dot (DHS duty) 9 mm 125 grain Glock minimal – didn’t measure P side panel
14 Gold Dot (DHS duty) 9 mm 125 grain Glock 27 P side panel
15 Gold Dot (DHS duty) 9 mm 125 grain Glock 16 P side panel – overlap section

Notes: Clay temp was approximately 97 degrees.