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James Bond 007 Tech: Aspetto NIJ Level IIIA Soft Armor Bullet-Resistant Blazer/Sport Coat for Ultra-Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Ballistic/Body Armor Protection! (Video!)

James Bond 007 Tech: Aspetto NIJ Level IIIA Soft Armor Bullet-Resistant Blazer/Sport Coat for Ultra-Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Ballistic/Body Armor Protection! (Video!)

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By David Crane
david (at) defensereview (dot) com

October 24, 2017

As long as we’re covering interesting Aspetto products, we should perhaps also mention the ultra lo-pro/lo-vis (low-profile/low-visibility) bullet-resistant blazer/sport coat they make, which immediately made us think of James Bond. Aspetto CEO Rob Davis told DefenseReview (DR) that the Aspetto bullet-resistant blazer can be made with either NIJ Level II or Level IIIA (most popular) ballistic protection against 9mm Parabellum/9x19mm NATO-level ballistic threats.

In DR’s video below, Mr. Davis explains how the internal soft armor is supported inside the jacket. An Aspetto bullet-resistant blazer certainly isn’t inexpensive, but it’s worth every penny when your life’s on the line and taking fire from a pistol-armed assailant.

Great investment under those circumstances.

Aspetto will of course tailor the jacket to your exact physical measurements. It’s Defense Review’s understanding at present that this ia a fully-bespoke jacket.

Editor’s Note: The a number of the accompanying photos have been brightened to highlight the bullet holes in the jacket’s fabric (outside the ballistic armor), but this is a dark Navy Blue jacket.

Company Contact Info:

Aspetto
619 Caroline St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Phone: 540.547.8487 (SUITS)
Email Contact Page: https://www.aspetto.com/index.php?page=contact
Website: https://www.aspetto.com

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