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Armor Policy

Purchaser is solely responsible for complying with all federal, state and local statues, ordinances or laws regarding body armor. Purchaser assumes all responsibility for their body armor purchases. Shellback Tactical LLC assumes no responsibility for body armor purchases made in violation of federal, state or local laws. Shellback Tactical LLC reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders. 

With any armor purchase from Shellback Tactical LLC, you are confirming and stating that you are a legal adult (18 years or older) and not a convicted felon. We do not promote nor condone the selling of body armor to minors or felons, this is illegal by federal law.

If for any reason law enforcement officials need information to prosecute a person for owning body armor, we will share this information with law enforcement officials. By purchasing any of the items that we sell you are confirming that you have no intent to use that item(s) in a way that would violate federal, state or local laws. 

With any purchase you confirm and attest the following:

  • You are 18 years of age or older
  • You are legally allowed to purchase the specified item in your state
  • You are legally allowed to possess the specified item in your state
  • You are not a convicted felon
  • You are not purchasing the item on behalf of someone else in order to avoid complying with federal, state or local law
  • You are not exporting the item outside of the United States 

Armor Shipping Policy 

As required by law - Shellback Tactical LLC can NOT ship armor items to New York or Connecticut unless one of the following conditions are met. 

  • Item is shipping directly to military, law enforcement or public safety address 
  • Purchaser is employed in an eligible profession and provides credentials 
    • Military 
    • Law Enforcement 
    • Public Safety

As required by law - Shellback Tactical LLC can NOT ship armor items internationally or to APO/FPO/DPO addresses without approval from US Department of Commerce or US Department of State.

Armor Return Policy

All body armor sales are final. Body armor includes but is not limited to soft armor, hard armor plates and helmets. These items cannot be returned as Shellback Tactical LLC no longer has chain of custody of the item and cannot guarantee the ballistic integrity. 

US Export Regulations

Many armor items fall under jurisdiction of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and are subject to the export control laws of the federal government. Export or re-transfer of armor by any means to any foreign end user or for any other end use, whether in the US or abroad without written approval of the US Department of Commerce or Department of State is prohibited.

The sale, transfer, transportation, or shipment outside of the US of any product prohibited or restricted for export without complying with US export control laws and regulations, including proper export licensing, documentation or authorization, is strictly prohibited and may result in civil penalties and/or constitute a federal crime. Shellback Tactical LLC will not engage in any transaction that requires the illegal export of any products and will not assist directly or indirectly with the illegal export or re-export of any products.

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