NIJ Advisory Notice #07-2022: Ceska zbrojovka a.s. – Model HW 490

Published August 9, 2022

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) hereby advises that Ceska zbrojovka a.s., model HW 490 has been suspended from the NIJ Compliant Product List. Following the completion of an ongoing evaluation, the compliance status of this model will be reassessed.

Law enforcement and corrections officers currently wearing this model of armor are encouraged to continue wearing it during this suspension period.