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I tried looking this up online and through my carriers website but I couldn't really find any answers to my question so I thought here could be a good place.


I'll be going abroad for an extended period of time and I would like to pack my vest in my suitcase, I was wondering if it that would cause any problems while going through the screening process when checking in my luggage. It's not essential that I take it with me as I can live without out, but I would like to have the option of taking it just in case.


Any input would be appreciated.

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As long as it's in your checked luggage you should be fine...you should however find out if mere possession of body armor is unlawful in any of the places you are going.... I know that sounds silly, but once you leave the good ole U.S. of A. you are at the mercy of the criminal justice systems of other nations.... I have heard stories of US citizens being successfully prosecuted & incarcerated for merely actively defending themselves (with no weapons) from attack and getting into MORE trouble than their attackers.... just food for thought... 


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There is that horrible word again; "bullet proof" vest. Sorry can't resist saying something. It's like discussions about pseudo drugs for dog training, I just can't resist.


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You should also check with the country you are going to, to see if there are any legal problems there.


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There is that horrible word again; "bullet proof" vest. Sorry can't resist saying something. It's like discussions about pseudo drugs for dog training, I just can't resist.



Yeah, I suppose I should of wrote armor instead since virtually everyone would know what I'm talking about on this website and not think I'm talking about chainmail or something


Thanks for the input everyone.

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Well if your thinking of going to the U.K or ireland.... dont worry....


 


it seems we outlined Gun and knife Crime so you got's to be safe here right ? LOL


 


Seriously though, if you were found here in ireland or in the U.K you can and usually will be prosecuted for the illegal posession of ballistic resistant material's.. Crazy I know But....

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Seriously though, if you were found here in ireland or in the U.K you can and usually will be prosecuted for the illegal posession of ballistic resistant material's.. Crazy I know But....


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THERE'S my point....check laws about where you're travelling!


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eugenecondon says ...



Well if your thinking of going to the U.K or ireland.... dont worry....


 


it seems we outlined Gun and knife Crime so you got's to be safe here right ? LOL


 


Seriously though, if you were found here in ireland or in the U.K you can and usually will be prosecuted for the illegal posession of ballistic resistant material's.. Crazy I know But....


 


I am not too sure about this. I have never heard of any charges being brought for the wearing of protective armour. Items like these are on open sale in the UK.


Saying that, it proves that relevent laws for every country should be checked thoroughly, as even people from the same countries have differing opinions on the law.



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I believe it would for the metal would go off along with them seeing it in the scan.  You can submit a request prior with the airlines to get a clearance to take it all they can do is say no.


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Contact the Department of Homeland Security, I'm pretty sure they would know the answer. Or maybe the State Department.

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As long as it's in your checked luggage you should be fine...you should however find out if mere possession of body armor is unlawful in any of the places you are going.... I know that sounds silly, but once you leave the good ole U.S. of A. you are at the mercy of the criminal justice systems of other nations.... I have heard stories of US citizens being successfully prosecuted & incarcerated for merely actively defending themselves (with no weapons) from attack and getting into MORE trouble than their attackers.... just food for thought... 



Yes, this is very important.  I've taken all kinds of gear and material to foreign countries, but with either courier orders or a diplomatic "pouch" and an understanding with the Embassy and associated liasions.  To do otherwise can land you in a foreign prison.


Check ahead and bring cash for bribes regardless of the legality of what you take with you.  The latter is more important in some places than others.

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Hello guys!!! I am a student and I just want to know more about bulletproof vests that I see on TV.


Because my cousin in the Philippines thought of buying one at this bulletproof vest website but he's asking me which kind of vest he' wants to buy. He'll be serving the military soon so he asked me to choose something for him. But I don't know which one will suit him so I hope you guys will help me on this one. Thank you!

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bulletproof09 - on the link to the website you noted, see the little blue area titled: "Testimonials" on the right?  There is your feedback regarding the products on that page.


This is a strange question...are you seeing vests advertised on TV or are you watching too much "Flashpoint"?


Anyone smell something???

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Being the first post , maybeeeeee?


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i smell it and it dont smell right! most normal people would use testimonials but i could be wrong!

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Seems to me that when he attends the Philippine Military Academy, the instructors there will give him all the advice he needs.

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Hello guys!!! I am a student and I just want to know more about bulletproof vests that I see on TV.


Because my cousin in the Philippines thought of buying one at this bulletproof vest website but he's asking me which kind of vest he' wants to buy. He'll be serving the military soon so he asked me to choose something for him. But I don't know which one will suit him so I hope you guys will help me on this one. Thank you!



I'm sitting here in wonder....WTF???!!!

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bulletproof09 says ...



Hello guys!!! I am a student and I just want to know more about bulletproof vests that I see on TV.


Because my cousin in the Philippines thought of buying one at this bulletproof vest website but he's asking me which kind of vest he' wants to buy. He'll be serving the military soon so he asked me to choose something for him. But I don't know which one will suit him so I hope you guys will help me on this one. Thank you!



I'm sitting here in wonder....WTF???!!!



you werent the only one left to wonder, thats why i asked for some friends' advice! RPL and SAWYER got right on it and they seem to smell stink also!

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So, someone is digging up a month old post, no profile info, 1st post.


Hmm...


Well we may have to wait a bit before we present them with the following:



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Sorry I didn't see this when it was timely.


Vest exports, even temporary, are controlled by the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security.  You probably would have no trouble going to the normal tourist countries, but you may need to file some paperwork to keep out of trouble with US authorities.  Violation of US export laws are felonies, so best to check with DOC before you go.  If anyone has questions, I'll be happy to answer them, if I can.


John


Former special agent with US Customs Service

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bulletproof09 says ...



Hello guys!!! I am a student and I just want to know more about bulletproof vests that I see on TV.


Because my cousin in the Philippines thought of buying one at this bulletproof vest website but he's asking me which kind of vest he' wants to buy. He'll be serving the military soon so he asked me to choose something for him. But I don't know which one will suit him so I hope you guys will help me on this one. Thank you!



Hello bulletproof09, I think the first relevant one is the better. You can find also the 2nd in thes bulletproof vests store which my fried has bought there and it very comefortable to him! good luck!

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Gianorell says ...



I tried looking this up online and through my carriers website but I couldn't really find any answers to my question so I thought here could be a good place.


I'll be going abroad for an extended period of time and I would like to pack my vest in my suitcase, I was wondering if it that would cause any problems while going through the screening process when checking in my luggage. It's not essential that I take it with me as I can live without out, but I would like to have the option of taking it just in case.


Any input would be appreciated.


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Gianorell says ...



I tried looking this up online and through my carriers website but I couldn't really find any answers to my question so I thought here could be a good place.


I'll be going abroad for an extended period of time and I would like to pack my vest in my suitcase, I was wondering if it that would cause any problems while going through the screening process when checking in my luggage. It's not essential that I take it with me as I can live without out, but I would like to have the option of taking it just in case.


Any input would be appreciated.


 


 



   I wear my Body Armor/BulletProof Vests  every single day



 i work as bodyguard and it halp me



http://www.partners2create.com/home.php?cat=288



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Being military police and stationed many years in Europe and now unfortunately in Asia, it is illegal to be in possession of bullet resistant material of any kind in a majority of countries outside of the US and Canada.  To be honest, I can not think of one place you can take it and not have trouble. 


In SIngapore and Malaysia, they will cane your backside for it. 


If I have offended anyone, so be it.

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avi4 says ...



Gianorell says ...



I tried looking this up online and through my carriers website but I couldn't really find any answers to my question so I thought here could be a good place.


I'll be going abroad for an extended period of time and I would like to pack my vest in my suitcase, I was wondering if it that would cause any problems while going through the screening process when checking in my luggage. It's not essential that I take it with me as I can live without out, but I would like to have the option of taking it just in case.


Any input would be appreciated.


 


 




   I wear my Body Armor/BulletProof Vests  every single day



 i work as bodyguard and it halp me



http://www.partners2create.com/home.php?cat=288





I was curious but they had no vests.

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eugenecondon says ...



Well if your thinking of going to the U.K or ireland.... dont worry....


 


it seems we outlined Gun and knife Crime so you got's to be safe here right ? LOL


 


Seriously though, if you were found here in ireland or in the U.K you can and usually will be prosecuted for the illegal posession of ballistic resistant material's.. Crazy I know But....



you made my day with comment..I feel bad for the UK Police every day!