Who can buy body armor? Is it legal for me to own rifle armor plates?

YOU MUST BE A UNITED STATES CITIZEN AND AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE TO PURCHASE BODY ARMOR LEGALLY.

INDIVIDUAL STATE LAWS

The sale of armor is permissible in 49 states (please review your state regulations before making a purchase). Public Act number 98-127 (House Bill Number 5750). Qore Performance, Inc. will not fulfill any orders to the state of Connecticut, no exceptions. Any purchases made from the State of Connecticut will be immediately refunded. The purchase of body armor in the state of Connecticut must be in an authorized physical store location.

NON-LAW ENFORCEMENT RESIDENTS OF CONNECTICUT ARE PROHIBITED FROM PURCHASING BODY ARMOR ONLINE. THIS IS THE LAW, NOT A QORE PERFORMANCE POLICY.

TERMS OF USE

By purchasing DFNDR Armor® products you agree to be at least 18 years of age and operating legally according to your state laws, province, or territory. DFNDR Armor® must remain within the United States and should NOT be transported out of the United States.

You are not purchasing body armor for any unlawful action of criminal intent; you agree to use Qore Performance, Inc. and DNFDR Armor® products lawfully. You agree that you are not a Felon or forbidden from purchasing a firearm. You agree your purchase is for your own individual use, and products are not being purchased for another person or organization.

You agree and assume all risk using DFNDR Armor® products, whether in the face of a threat or by misuse. Body armor should never be ‘tested’ on yourself, any living person or animal. You agree to not interact with Qore Performance, Inc. and/or DFNDR Armor® via social media or privately about ‘testing’ body armor on video, in pictures, or in any form that is irresponsible and knowingly putting another human life in harm’s way.

If you are illegally purchasing body armor, DFNDR Armor® will cooperate with the appropriate authorities according to the law.

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) / Export Administration Regulations (EAR)

Level III and below rated body armor falls under the jurisdiction of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) while IV and higher performance rifle rated body armor plates fall under the jurisdiction of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and are subject to the export control laws of the U.S. Government. Export or retransfer of Rifle Plates by any means to any foreign end user, or for any other end use, whether in the U.S. or abroad, without the written approval of the U.S. Department of State, is prohibited.


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