NIJ Level

NIJ Protection Levels As Per Bullets

Nij Protection Levels As per Bullets Specification Chart
Nij Protection Levels As per Bullets Specification Chart

United States

Class (EN.1063) Type of Weapon Caliber Bullet Test condition
Type Mass (g) Test range (m) Bullet velocity (m/s)
FB1 rifle 22 LR L/RN 2,6 +/- 0,1 10 +/- 0,5 360 +/- 10
FB2 hand gun 9 mm Luger (1) FJ/RN/SC 8,0 +/- 0,1 5 +/-0,5 400 +/- 10
FB3 hand gun 357 Mag. (1) FJ/CB/SC 10,2 +/- 0,1 5 +/-0,5 430 +/- 10
FB4 hand gun hand gun (see note) 357 Mag. 44 Rem. Mag. (1) FJ/CB/SC (2) FJ/FN/SC 10,2 +/- 0,1 15,6 +/- 0,1 5 +/- 0,5 5 +/- 0,5 430 +/- 10 440 +/-10
FB5 rifle 5,56 x 45* (2) FJ PB/SCP1 4,0 +/- 0,1 10 +/-0,5 950 +/- 10
FB6 rifle rifle (see note) 5,56 x 45* 7,62 x 51 (2) FJ PB/SCP1 (1) FJ/PB/SC 4,0 +/- 0,1 9,5 +/- 0,1 10 +/-0,5 10 +/- 0,5 950 +/- 10 830 +/- 10
FB7 rifle 7,62 x 51** (2) FJ / PB / HC1 9,8 +/- 0,1 10 +/- 0,5 820 +/- 10
L CB FJ FN HC1 PB RN SC SCP1 * **

lead coned bullet full metal jacket bullet flat nose bullet steel hard core, mass (3,7 +/-0,1 g) hardness more than 63 HRC pointed bullet round nose bullet soft core (lead) soft core (lead) with steel penetrator (type SS109)

To achieve the stated values for [5,56 x 45], the recommended barrel twist lenght = (178 +/- 10 mm) To achieve the stated values for Class FB7, the recommended barrel twist length = (254 +/- 10 mm)

(1) FJ = full steel jacket (plated) (2) FJ = full copper alloy jacket
   

United Arab Emirates

Class (N.I.J. 0108.01) Type of Weapon Caliber Bullet Test condition
Type Mass (grains / g) Test range (m) Bullet velocity (m/s)
I hand gun 22 LR .38 SP RN/L RN/L 40 158 2,6 10,2 5 320 +/-12 259 +/-15
IIA hand gun 9 mm Luger .357 Mag. FMJ JSP 124 158 8,0 10.2 5 332 +/-12 381 +/-15
II hand gun 9 mm Lugar .357 Mag. FMJ JSP 124 158 8,0 10.2 5 385 +/-12 425 +/-15
IIIA hand gun 9 mm .44 Mag FMJ Lead SWC gas 124 240 8,0 15,5 5 426 +/-15
III rifle 7,62 308 Winchester 7,62 x 51 7,62 .308 FMJ 150 9,7 15 838 +/-15
IV rifle M14 7,62 x 63 30.06 of 166 10,8 15 868 +/-15
             
AP L CB FMJ FN HC1 PB RN SC SCP1 SWC JSP

Armour Piercing lead coned bullet full metal jacket bullet flat nose bullet steel hard core, mass (3,7 +/-0,1 g) hardness more than 63 HRC pointed bullet round nose bullet soft core (lead) soft core (lead) with steel penetrator (type SS109) semi wadcutter Jacket Soft Point

 
Multi hit requirement Stopped penetrations: Level I up to III 5 hits to be stopped per specimen, level IV 1 hit per specimen