BVP

Applications for FY 2021 BVP funding are now being accepted, effective April 29, 2021. All applications must be submitted online by 6:00 p.m. EST, June, 14 2021.

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BULLETPROOF VEST PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM

Since 1999, the BVP program has awarded more than 13,000 jurisdictions a total of $467 million in federal funds for the purchase of over one million vests (1,395,976) as of February 2020.

To register for the BVP program call 1-877-758-3787, email vests@ojp.gov or visit https://www.ojp.gov/program/bulletproof-vest-partnership/3-easy-steps

You can apply online during the open enrollment period. Every year open enrollment is announced on the BVP website. To enroll agencies will need to identify the quantity, NIJ Model #, and estimated cost of GH Armor vests desired for your eligible officers.

All certified models are eligible for BVP funding and may be purchased from any GH Armor Distributor. See chart below for eligible GH Armor models.

NIJ Standard-0101.06 (Ballistic)
NIJ Model # Product Level
BA-2000S-SX03 Ethos II EX02 II
BA-3A00S-SX03 Ethos IIIA EX02 IIIA
GPAII-2 HeliX II HX02 II
GPXIIIA HeliX IIIA HX03 IIIA
GPBII-3 LiteX II LX02 II
GPBIIIA-2 LiteX IIIA LX02 IIIA
BA-2A00S-MR01 ProX IIA PX03 IIA
BA-2000S-MR01 ProX II PX03 II
BA-3A00S-MR01 ProX IIIA PX03 IIIA
GPCIIIA-2 ProX IIIA PX02 IIIA
GPMII2-4 TalonX II/2 TX02 II/2
NIJ Standard-0115.00 (Spike)
NIJ Model # Product Level
S1A-10-PXT Talon 1 T01 1
GPS2-1 Talon 2 T02 2
GPS3-1 Talon 3 T02 3
GPMII2-4 TalonX II/2 TX02 II/2