Parents of school kids across the United States have come to terms with the threats and dangers of school shootings and are now purchasing bulletproof backpacks for their children to feel safe in today’s classroom environment.
An Israeli company named Masada Armour is producing the fashionable packs and can hardly keep up with consumer demand.
The backpacks stop handgun and high-powered rifle bullets such as those fired from AR-15 or AK-47 platforms.
Additionally, Masada Armour’s backpacks can be outfitted with steel plates to add protection.
The backpacks weigh approximately 6.6 pounds stock and boast a price tag of about $700 which apparently isn’t causing parents to flinch one bit.
From the company’s website:
New Backpack that transforms into a bulletproof vest in less than 2 seconds. Following recent shooting incidents in schools and universities in the U.S, MASADA has decided to develop a highly awaited protective solution for students, to enhance their protection and boost their confidence. MASADA has developed the Protective Backpack. An Armored backpack, which has innocent looking from the outside, but when needed it transforms into front and back bulletproof vest.
The backpack is designed for regular student use, to carry books, laptop, and other staff. The vest part is closed in a separate section of the backpack and it cannot be seen at the daily use of the backpack.
The product weighs less than 3kg’.
Vest protection level: NIJ 0101.06 IIIA (stops all handguns bullets). Higher protection level such as level 3,3+ or 4 can be achieved by adding ballistic hard plates.
Get yours today.