Today, out of a sense of duty to y'all, I decided to take a armored vest out and shoot the crap out of it. I shot it with a 9mm, .357, and a .45. Then I shot it with a 12 guage slug, then a AK and then a AR. The vest had 36 plys of sewn Kevlar. That is four more plys than the interceptor vest. The pictures attached show the kevlar after it was cut out of the carrier. The following is what I found. Pistols. The 124gr. FMJ 9mm penetrated four plys and was about 1/2 flattened. the 124gr. SJHP .357 hit the kevlar and did not penetrate any layers, just leaving a 2" lead smear on the top layer. The bullet was laying inside the carrier 3/4 mushroomed. The 240gr. FMJ .45 also did not penetrate any layers and the bullet was found in the bottom of the carrier 1/2 flattened. Shotgun. I shot the vest with a 1 oz. slug. The slug did not penetrate any layers and was also found inside the carrier flattened. It appears that the slug rotated and then flattened sideways. Rifles. The AK round penetrated through and through without my being able to find the slug. It appears that the round began to yaw inside the vest as the entrance and exit holes are about 3/4" apart from each other. The 5.56 made a clean puncture through the vest, same hole out as in. I hit the velcro the first time, so I shot it again and same results again.