U.S.-based ShotStop® Ballistics is developing the lightest, thinnest, and strongest advanced armor technologies in the world. From body armor plates and armored vehicle protection to its innovative BallisticBoard® material and custom armor solutions, ShotStop Ballistics utilizes its proprietary Duritium® materials and processes to lead the way in improving the protection of our police, military, special forces, S.W.A.T., security personnel, and more. With technical expertise that spans the last 35+ years, the ShotStop team brings together engineers, Ph.Ds, chemists, product developers, and ballistic specialists to create ballistic technology that saves lives, reduces restriction, and maximizes performance. ShotStop consistently uses fully accredited and globally recognized ballistic laboratories in compliance with the National Institute of Justice to ensure our armor offers the best possible protection to our servicemen and women.


What is Duritium®?

Duritium is a portfolio of patented, patents pending and proprietary technologies that enables ShotStop advanced armor solutions to defeat ballistic, blast, spike and edge threats far more efficiently and effectively than all other comparative technologies and systems.

ShotStop’s Duritium technology enables high-powered rifle protection that is up to 45 percent thinner and up to half the weight than other body armor plates at same protection levels. This means personnel in the field can have the same protection level with much less bulk and weight, experiencing dramatically improved comfort and mobility.

Who’s Buying ShotStop Armor Plates?

From civilians and local/regional police departments to national and international security and law enforcement agencies, completed sales include:

  • NASA Security
  • Arlington, VA Police Department
  • Italian Air Force
  • Mercy Hospital Network Security
  • Alliance Police Department
  • Bangladesh Boarder Police
  • Capewell Aerial Systems
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
  • Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department
  • Ottowa County Sheriff’s Department