The United Shield ballistic briefcase is a discreet rapid deployment close protection device, with a non threatening appearance, which is ideal for use by VIP close protection officers. It is low profile, lightweight and compact, making it easy to stow in vehicles, and to carry anywhere during escort duties. The design of the briefcase allows single handed and rapid deployment when required to provide a sizeable first line of effective ballistic and fragmentation defence and protection. The three part briefcase is constructed from heavy duty black ballistic nylon and unfolds quickly to provide around 1,000 x 500 mm (40" x 20") of localised protection.
A variety of armour solutions can be offered. Standard protection is to US NIJ Level IIIA, as well as many European National Standards. with a V50 of > 450 m/second.
The standard size is 500 x 340mm (20" x 13.5").
The weight of the standard size NIJ Level IIIA protection ballistic briefcase is 3.8 kgs (8.5 lbs).
The standard colour is black, however other colours, finishes and materials are available by special order.
The size of the ballistic briefcase can be tailored to special order to suit customers requirements.