The NIJ IIIA bullet resistant Junior Backpack is a small-sized backpack for young school-age children, ideal for those 43-49″ tall. The bag has two zippered compartments, a mesh side beverage pocket, a padded back panel, and adjustable shoulder straps. An anti-ballistic panel weighing less than 20 oz. is located in the back of the pack, converting the bag into a bulletproof shield. The level IIIA panel is rated to stop bullets up to .357 Magnum, .44 Magnum, 9mm, .45 hollow point, and shotgun blasts.
The backpack measures 14.5″h x 10.5″w x 6.8″d and it weighs approximately 2 lbs with the anti-ballistic panel installed. The bag is available in two colors: Purple and Navy.