A ballistic vest or bullet-resistant vest, often called a bulletproof vest, is an item of personal armor that helps absorb the impact and reduce or stop penetration to the body from firearm-fired projectiles and shrapnel from explosions, and is worn on the torso. Soft vests are made of many layers of woven or laminated fibers like aramid, PE which can protect the wearer from small-caliber handgun and shotgun projectiles, and small fragments from explosives such as hand grenades.The Protection level for soft vests are NIJ0101.06 IIIA