First Look: Premier Body Armor Custom Armor Inserts with Tru-Spec Concealed Armor Shirt

posted on June 27, 2020

Premier Body Armor has a new solution for low-profile personal protection with its Custom Armor Inserts for the Tru-Spec Concealed Armor Shirt. These new Level IIIA inserts are designed especially for the Tru-Spec Concealed Armor Shirt weighing just .8 pounds per panel. The whole package weighs around 2 pounds and allows for enhanced protection without the bulk of a vest or the need for specialized clothing.

“At Premier Body Armor, we provide complete body-armor systems to defend against handguns, shotguns and rifles,” said Alex Stewart, Vice President of Operations at Premier Body Armor. “We are committed to finding new ways to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers. Tru-Spec’s Concealed Armor Shirt offers a solid, yet subtle foundation for personal protection. Our new Custom Armor Inserts are the first of their kind to be made especially for the Tru-Spec shirt, and we’re proud to offer this new pairing to our customers.”

Premier Body Armor’s Level IIIA panels are designed and tested to NIJ Standard-0101.06. Even though they are just 0.22 inches thick, the panels are rated to stop 9 mm, .40, .45 and .44 Magnum rounds. Panels are Special Threat Tested to withstand 12-gauge buckshot and slugs, Liberty Civil Defense 9 mm ammunition and the FN 5.7x28 round. The panels are also stab and slash resistant and are guaranteed with a five-year incident product-replacement warranty.

Tru-Spec’s Concealed Armor Shirt is constructed from TRU-DRI moisture-wicking compression fabric made from 85 percent polyester and 15 percent spandex. The top-loading pockets on the front and back are bordered by polyester mesh along with 2 mm of foam and have reinforced corners to prevent the armor plates from shifting. If you already own a Tru-Spec Concealed Armor Shirt, the panels are available separately.

MSRP for the Tru-Spec Concealed Armor Shirt with Premier Body Armor Inserts is $249.95, and more information is available at


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