This section of our web site provides information on the 12 most common International Small Arms Ballistic Standards utilized today. It also informs you about CFR’s in-house developed Ballistic Standards.
Side-by-Side Ballistic Standard Comparison
To view a side-by-side comparison of all the Ballistic Standards put together in one table, click on the following link:
Detail Specifications for each Ballistic Standard
To view the detailed specifications within each Ballistic Standard, click on the name of a Standard in the tables below:
Close Focus Research (CFR) “Design-To” Ballistic Standards
Close Focus Research has developed two “Design-to” Ballistic Standards. The following two CFR “Design-To” Ballistic Standards are maximum threshold guidelines. A product which meets or exceeds the CFR “Design-To” Ballistic Standards will pass all 10 International Ballistic Specifications.
Note: All units within the Ballistic Standards provided on this web site have been converted to US / English units. The standards and specifications included within web site are subject to change without notice.
Transparent Security Glazings
Bullet Resistance Capability charts are provided to give you an idea of how thick Composite Transparent Security Glazings (Bullet Proof Windows) have to be in order to defeat a variety of ballistic threats.