AR500 Armor® Hybrid 6" x 8" Side Soft Body Armor
Size & Cut: 6" x 8" Advanced Shooters Cut (ASC), can be worn in conjunction with hard body armor plates and trauma pads
When researching soft body armor it's important to understand the differences in material and construction techniques. 100% Aramid, Kevlar, or single component constructed panels, for example, are often cost effective, but will be heavier, less flexible, and thicker. They also may not include many performance enhancing features such as sub-shoot pack reinforcement stitching or high quality nylon and seals which typically results in loss of performance, durability, and longevity of the armor.
|Armor Level||Level IIIA|
|Armor Threat Rating||Level IIIA multi-hit protection against .357 SIG FMJ Flat Nose (FN) bullets with a specified mass of 8.1 g (125 gr) and a velocity of 1470 ft/s (+/- 30 ft/s) and with .44 Magnum Semi Jacketed Hollow Point (SJHP) bullets with a specified mass of 15.6 g (24|
|Armor Construction Material||Honeywell Spectra Shield®, Gold Shield®, DuPont™ Kevlar®, and Laminated Ripstop Nylon (sonic welded)|
|Armor Shelf Life||5 Years|