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Ballistic Charts

UL 752 and NIJ I-IV

Ratings of Bullet Resistant materials as identified by:
UL 752
Rating Ammunition Weight
(grains)
Weight
(grams)
min fps max fps Number
of shots
Level 1 9mm Full Metal Copper Jacket with Lead Core 124 8.0 1175 1293 3
Level 2 .357 Magnum Jacketed Lead Soft Point 158 10.2 1250 1375 3
Level 3 .44 Magnum Lead Semi-Wadcutter Gas Checked 240 15.6 1350 1485 3
Level 4 .30 Caliber Rifle Lead Core Soft Point (.30-06 Caliber) 180 11.7 2540 2794 1
Level 5 7.62mm Rifle Lead Core Full Metal Copper Jacket Military Ball (.308 Caliber) 150 9.7 2750 3025 1
Level 6 9mm Full Metal Copper Jacket with Lead Core 124 8.0 1400 1540 5
Level 7 5.56mm Rifle Full Metal Copper Jacket with Lead Core (.223 Caliber) 55 3.56 3080 3383 5
Level 8 7.62mm Rifle Lead Core Full Metal Copper Jacket Military Ball (.308 Caliber) 150 9.7 2750 3025 5
Level 9 .30-06 caliber rifle, steel core, lead point filler, FMJ (APM2) 166 10.8 2715 2987 1
Level 10 .50 caliber rifle, lead core FMCJ Military Ball (M2) 709.5 45.9 2810 3091 1
Shotgun 12-Gauge Rifled Lead Slug
12-Gauge 00 Buckshot (12 pellets)
1 0z.
1.5oz
28.3
42
1585
1200
1744
1320
3
3


Ratings of Bullet Resistant materials as identified by:
National Institute of Justice (NIJ) 018.01
Rating Ammunition Weight
(grains)
Weight
(grams)
Min/Max
(meters/sec)
Min/Max
(feet/sec)
Number
of shots
Level I .22 long rifle high velocity lead 40 2.6 320 +/- 12 1050 +/- 40 5
Level I .38 special round nose lead 158 10.2 259 +/- 15 850 +/- 50 5
Level II .357 mag. jacketed soft point 158 10.2 425 +/- 15 1395 +/- 50 5
Level II 9mm full metal jacket 124 8.0 358 +/- 12 1175 +/- 40 5
Level IIA .357 mag. jacketed soft point 158 10.2 381 +/- 15 1250 +/- 50 5
Level IIA 9mm full metal jacket 124 8.0 332 +/- 12 1090 +/- 40 5
Level III 7.62mm (.308 Winchester) full metal jacket 150 9.7 838 +/- 15 2750 +/- 50 5
Level IIIA .44 mag. lead semi-wadcutter gas checked 240 15.55 426 +/- 15 1400 +/- 50 5
Level IIIA 9 mm full metal jacket 124 8.0 426 +/- 15 1400 +/- 50 5
Level IV .30-06 armor piercing 166 10.8 868 +/- 15 2850 +/- 50 1


Ratings of Bullet Resistant materials as identified by:
State Department SD-STD-02.01
Rating Ammunition Weight
(grains)
Weight
(grams)
min fps max fps Number
of shots
SD - Minimum,
9mm Parabellum
9mm Full Steel Jacket (FSJ) 115 7.45 1350 1450 3
SD - Minimum,
12 ga, 2-3/4"
12 gauge, 2-3/4", #4 Buck 556 36.03 1275 1375 1
SD -Rifle,
.30, 7.62 NATO
(Part 1) .308 caliber, 7.52 NATO M80 147 9.53 2700 2800 1
SD - Rifle,
.223, 5.56 NATO
(Part 2) .223 caliber, 5.56mm NATO M193 55 3.56 3135 3235 1
SD - Rifle,
.223, 5.56 NATO
(Part 3) .223 caliber, 5.56mm NATO M855 63 4.08 2950 2950 + 1
SD - Rifle,
12 ga, 2-3/4"
(Part 4) 12 gauge, 2-3/4", #4 Buck 556 36.03 1275 1375 1
SD - Rifle AP,
.30, 7.62 NATO
(Part 1) .30 caliber, 7.62mm NATO M61 AP 150 9.72 2700 2800 3
SD - Rifle AP,
.30, 30-06
(Part 1) .30.06 caliber M2AP 165 10.69 2800 2900 3


Ratings of Bullet Resistant materials as identified by:
ASTM F-1233
Rating Ammunition Weight
(grains)
Weight
(grams)
Min/Max
(meters/sec)
Min/Max
(feet/sec)
Number
of shots
9 mm Parabellum /Submachine Gun 9mm Parabellum FMJ 124 8.04 1350 1450 3
.38 Super / Handgun .38 Super FMJ 130 8.42 1230 1330 3
.44 Magnum / Handgun .44 Magnum JSP 240 15.55 1400 1500 3
7.62 NATO / Rifle 7.62 mm (.308 caliber) M80 NATO 147 9.53 2750 2850 3
.30-06 Armor Piercing Rifle .30-06 M2 AP 165 10.69 2725 2825 3
12 ga. Shotshell, 3" Magnum 12 gauge, 3" Magnum, #00 Buckshot 808 52.36 1265 1365 3


Ratings of Bullet Resistant materials as identified by:
HP White Laboratories HPW-TP 0500.02
Rating Ammunition Weight
(grains)
Weight
(grams)
min fps max fps Number
of shots
Level A .38 Special Round Nose Lead (RNL) 158 10.24 700 800 3
Level B 9mm x 19 Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) 124 8.04 1100 1180 3
Level C .44 Magnum Full Metal Jacket (FMJ) 240 15.55 1350 1455 3
Level D 7.62mm x 51 NATO M80 147 9.53 2725 2825 3
Level E .30-06 AP M2 165 10.69 2725 2825 3


Ratings of Bullet Resistant materials as identified by:
European Standard DIN EN 1063
Rating Ammunition Weight
(grains)
Weight
(grams)
min fps max fps Number
of shots
BR1, .22 LR .22 LR RNL 40 2.59 1048 1214 3
BR2, 9mm 9 mm Luger FSJ-RNSC 124 8.04 1280 1345 3
BR3, .357 Magnum .357 Magnum FSJ-CNSC 158 10.24 1378 1444 3
BR4, .44 Magnum .44 Magnum FCJ-FNSC 240 15.55 1411 1476 3
BR5, 5.56 x 45
NATO AP
5.56 mm x 45 NATO SS 109 steel penetrator 62 4.02 3084 3150 3
BR6, 7.62 x 51 NATO 7.62 mm x 51 NATO M80 FSJ 147 9.53 2690 2756 3
BR7, 7.62 x 51 NATO AP 7.62 mm x 51 NATO AP SHC 150 9.72 2657 2723 3
SG1/SG2, Shotgun 12 gauge solid lead Brenneke slug 478 30.97 1312 1444 1


Ratings of Bullet Resistant materials as identified by:
British Standards Institution BS 5051
Rating Ammunition Weight
(grains)
Weight
(grams)
min fps max fps Number
of shots
BSI-G0, 9 mm Parabellum 9 mm Parabellum FMJ 115 7.45 1280 1378 3
BSI-G1, .357 Magnum .357 Magnum JSP 158 10.24 1427 1526 3
BSI-G2, .44 Magnum .44 Magnum JSP 240 15.55 1496 1594 3
BSI-R1, .223, 5.56 NATO .223 caliber, 5.56 mm NATO M885/SS109 63 4.08 3015 3114 3
BSI-R2, .30, 7.62 .308 caliber, 7.62 mm NATO M80 147 9.53 2674 2772 3
BSI-S86, 12ga. 2-3/4" 12 guage, 2-3/4" 438 28.38 1332 1463 1


Ratings of Bullet Resistant materials as identified by:
Councils of Standards Australia / New Zealand AS/NZ 2343
Rating Ammunition Weight
(grains)
Weight
(grams)
min fps max fps Number
of shots
G0, 9 mm Parabellum 9 mm Parabellum FMJ 115 7.45 1294 1362 3
G1, .357 Magnum .357 Magnum SWC 158 10.24 1467 1532 3
G2, .44 Magnum .44 Magnum SWC 240 15.55 1568 1634 3
R1, .223, 5.56 NATO .223 caliber, 5.56 mm NATO M193 55 3.56 3182 3248 3
R2, .30, 7.62 NATO .308 caliber, 7.62 mm NATO M80 147 7.53 2766 2831 3
S0, 12 ga, 2-3/4" 12 gauge, 2-3/4" SHOT 493 31.95 1289 1355 3
S1, 12 ga, 2-3/4" 12 gauge, 2-3/4" SLUG 382 24.75 1532 1598 2


Ratings of Bullet Resistant materials as identified by:
German Deutche Institut fur Normung (DIN) 52-290
Rating Ammunition Weight
(grains)
Weight
(grams)
min fps max fps Number
of shots
C1-SF and C1-SA,
9 mm Parabellum
9 mm Parabellum FMJ 124 8.04 1165 1198 3
C2-SF and C2-SA,
.357 Magnum
.357 Magnum FMJ 158 10.24 1362 1394 3
C3-SF and C3-SA,
.44 Magnum
.44 Magnum FMJ 240 15.55 1427 1460 3
C4-SF and C4-SA,
.30, 7.62 NATO
.308 caliber, 7.62 mm NATO M80 147 9.53 2575 2608 3
C5-SF and C5-SA,
.30, 7.62 NATO
.308 caliber, 7.62 mm NATO M61 AP 150 9.72 2625 2657 3