Let’s face it: If you don’t have mobility, you can’t do your job. That’s why Point Blank created Alpha Elite. Its unprecedented light weight and flexibility give you maneuverability never before achieved in the industry. Yet its ballistic performance is absolutely off the charts.
The Alpha Elite Series is the first body armor ever made with the breakthrough Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology by DSM. For the first time ever, radically advanced polymer science has been combined with next-generation fiber technology and unique uni-directional engineering. And the result is an entirely new standard in ballistic protection and comfort. At a price that’s easily affordable by virtually any agency.
Alpha Elite is simply the right move for every move you make.
More than three years in research and development, the patented Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology is a product of DSM Dyneema’s program for radical innovation.
Well known for its development of Dyneema,® the world’s strongest fiber, DSM Dyneema and its engineers did the nearly inconceivable: They made it even stronger. The result is a truly revolutionary combination of strength, light weight and flexibility. Laminated sheets of Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology ballistic material are so light and flexible that they are semi-transparent. In fact, they even float on water. This breakthrough was made possible by major innovations in two main areas:
DSM Dyneema engineers created an all-new ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) polymer, breaking new ground in polymer science. This polymer was then applied to the company’s patented gel-spinning technology, in which it is spun to disentangle the polymeric chain and then drawn to superior ratios. This created a fiber with strength that is completely unique in the realm of science—one that made the world’s strongest fiber even stronger.
Literally thousands of these individual fiber filaments are aligned in a unique 0˚/90˚ configuration to create the ballistic material itself. In effect, unidirectional fibers are placed at right angles to one another. Then they are laminated together to form sheets. Each sheet thus combines the unprecedented strength of the fiber with the flexible thinness of the matrix design.
In developing the Alpha Elite Series body armor, Point Blank engineers tested more than 400 different materials to find the best choice for the needs of the military. After these exhaustive tests, only one, single material truly excelled: DSM Dyneema's Force Multiplier Technology. It was really no contest.
Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology didn’t just meet the standards required for ultra-high-performance military applications, it exceeded them. And this makes the Alpha Elite Series superbly suited to the needs of law-enforcement officers. In the process of development, Point Blank engineers discovered several truly outstanding performance characteristics of Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology:
In the end, we found that the very best ballistic material for our armed forces was also the very best material for our nation’s law-enforcement officers. And that is today’s Alpha Elite Series.
Available in both NIJ Level II and Level IIIA versions, the Alpha Elite Series is the lightest and highest-performing body armor in the world to meet NIJ 0101.06 certification standards—a fact confirmed by rigorous independent testing.
The Level II Alpha Elite is 20 percent lighter than the best competing models. The Level IIIA is 23 percent lighter and 31 percent thinner than the average of the best models in the industry.
The Level II armor weighs just 0.63 pounds per square foot (psf), while the Level IIIA armor is a mere 0.87 psf. In short, the Alpha Elite Series stands alone in creating a new standard for low weight and high performance.
The Alpha Elite Series is available in both the concealable Elite carrier form Point Blank Body Armor and the tactical Alpha-1 carrier from PARACLETE.® Both male and female versions are available.
The Alpha 1 is a tactical carrier with a wealth of features, including:
The Elite concealable carrier offers the following main features: