by Guard Dog
The new and improved Guard Dog bulletproof
backpack; the ProShield 2. Just like the original ProShield, the
ProShield 2 is an everyday use backpack fitting youth to adults. The ProShield has enhanced padding on the
back plate and on the shoulder straps for additional comfort at the pressure
With the ProShield 2 safety does not come at the
expense of versatility. Not only is it
almost impossible to detect the slight increase in weight over non-bullet proof
backpacks, but the ProShield 2 is designed with many, many storage pockets and
compartments both inside and out. In all,
it has 20 organization panels including a laptop/tablet compartment, two drink
holders, a cell phone pocket on the shoulder strap, a media pocket inside, and
a lead to an external headphone jack on the should strap. It also includes a sunglasses hook on the
shoulder strap and a key hook on the inside.
Measuring 19" in height, the Proshield 2 should even accommodate larger
laptops with 17" screens, and it has external cinch straps to keep the
load close to the wearer.
This listing is for the solid black colored ProShield
The bulletproof protection is provided by
incorporating kevlar into the construction of the backpack's rear panel*. This makes the backpack lighter, more
pliable, and more comfortable to wear, while meeting the requirements for NIJ Type
IIIA bulletproof specifications. With each backpack the manufacturer
includes a copy of the Ballistic Resistance Test report performed by independent
Here are the specifications as stated in the United
States Dept. of Justice document, NIJ Standard-0101.04;
Type IIIA (High Velocity 9 mm; 44 Magnum)
This armor protects against 9 mm
Full Metal Jacketed Round Nose (FMJ RN) bullets, with nominal masses of 8.0 g
(124 gr) impacting at a minimum velocity of 427 m/s (1400 ft/s) or less, and 44
Magnum Jacketed Hollow Point (JHP) bullets, with nominal masses of 15.6 g (240
gr) impacting at a minimum velocity of 427 m/s (1400 ft/s) or less. It also
provides protection against most handgun threats, as well as the threats
mentioned in sections 2.1, 2.2, and 2.3.
- Dimensions will be provided upon
Other potential uses**:
May provide protection from slashing and stabbing with knives. Note: has not been tested for this
type of protection.
Might be found useful as road-rage protection for riders; bicyclist,
The kelvar panel is not a plate. The kevlar is incorporated into the
backpack's rear panel; the part of the backpack that rests against the wearer.
ideas listed above are merely ideas.
They cannot be presumed or taken as fact, as they are stated neither by
the manufacturer nor in the NIJ specifications.