Gabriel BBL Level 3A Vest

Ballistic Base Layer Compression Vest

"It fits perfectly and is a beautiful garment--of course, it is a garment that one hopes never to test. Thanks so much! - Jim P"

 Ultra-Concealable & Light Weight

Gabriel BBL Compression Vest
Gabriel BBL Compression Vest
Regular Price $800.00
On Sale For: $729.00
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Product Description:

Click Here for Gabriel Carrier Only (Carriers must be the same size as your original Gabriel that the ballistic panels were created for)

Sizing Instructions:

The Gabriel BBL sizes listed are our "Standard" sizes.  If your size is not listed, Click this link Custom Sizing And Color Options

Use a tailors tape for the measurements.

STEP 1: Measure around the chest / bust at the widest point. 

STEP 2: Measure around the waist at the widest point.

STEP 3: Use the above chart to acquire the "Standard" size.

(If your size is not on the standard chart, follow the "Custom" link)

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Features and Benefits

  • Extremely covert design, with a nearly invisible footprint.
  • Hidden side zippers provide incredible ease when donning and doffing of the Gabriel BBL.
  • Our state of the art panel suspension system prevents rolling and sagging of ballistic panels inside the BBL, which enhances concealability.
  • Panel suspension system enables easy removal for washing.
  • Smart-Fabric utilizes the newest anti-microbial fabric technology to help you stay cool, dry and comfortable.
  • Anti-abrasion properties reduce impact acceleration to lessen the risk of injury.
  • Adjustment-free for more mobility. No underarm cutting, shoulder bulk/pain, or irritation points.
  • Velcro-free to ensure comfort and to prevent vest movement.
  • Weighs approximately 4.5 – 5 lbs.


  • Removable Kevlar bulletproof interior liner for convenient cleaning and maintenance.
  • DuPont Kevlar XP S300 Protection performance: NIJ IIIA Passed USA HP lab test.
  • Meets NIJ IIIA standards that will stop a 357 Magnum, 44 Magnum, 9mm, .45, hollow point ammunition and more.
  • Threat level IIIA is the highest level of protection available in soft body armor.
  • Provides identical anti-ballistic protective coverage area as traditional law enforcement body armor vests.


  • Proudly manufactured in the United States of America.
  • Shell: Nylon/Spandex
  • Weight: 4.5-5 lbs (2-2.2kg). 

Shipping & Returns

  • We offer free shipping within the contiguous United States. To see our return policies, please click here.

Color Options

 **Coverage Option: Full Wrap

Full Wrap featuring side coverage is available to provide additional ballistic protection. When Full Wrap is added to clothing, the front and back panels overlap on each side providing an added tactical advantage. Keep in mind that the additional ballistic material used for Full Wrap may lessen concealability slightly.  Full Wrap is available for an additional $170.00.