A ballistic vest or bullet-resistant vest, often called a bulletproof vest, is an kind of personal armor worn on the torso that helps absorb the impact and reduce or even stop the penetration to the body from firearm-fired projectiles and shrapnel from explosions. Soft vests are made of many layers of woven or laminated fibers like aramid, PE which can protect the wearer from the hurt of 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.