Any measure of protection is better than nothing. Can bulletproof backpacks save your child’s life? We put one to the test. This article from ABC puts the Guard Dog Security – Proshield II bulletproof backpack downrange. The video below demonstrates impact from pistol and rifle shots.
First, we tested the 9mm Glock. Kimball fired at the backpack in the gun range. The backpack stopped it.
“This type of plate is rated for pistols, not necessarily rifles. I expected the rifle to defeat this body armor and it did,” he said.
From the backpack manufacturer:
The Guard Dog ProShield 2 backpack comes from the leading manufacturer of security, self defense and tactical products. Buy with confidence, the ProShield 2 is officially tested and certified by the National Institute of Justice for bulletproof protection and comes with certification of testing and lab results. Measuring 19 inches in height, this bulletproof backpack is ideal for youth, college students, travelers and professionals alike. Protected with lightweight armor, the backpack weighs only ounces more than a non-protected backpack. The ProShield 2 comes with Enhanced Comfort Padding, allowing you to wear the backpack with ease, supporting heavy loads with added padding on your back and shoulders. Included are several organizational compartments, including a tablet/laptop holder and auxiliary cord connection so you can listen to music directly from inside your backpack or use hands-free headphones for ultimate convenience and entertainment. Be protected, be prepared with the best, most improved bulletproof backpack in the industry, the Guard Dog ProShield 2.