A2 Plates Bundle
"A free people ought not only to be armed, but disciplined..." — George Washington, January 8, 1790
- Stops .308, M855, and M193.
- Just 5.5 pounds.
- Multi-hit, edge-to-edge protection.
- Rugged and durable: 20-year shelf life.
- Comes with Trauma Pads to mute blunt impact.
- Less than $99 per plate.
The A2 plate design takes advantage of Steel’s edge-to-edge protection to make a cut that protects your vitals while trimming as much weight as possible: Multi-hit capable, edge-to-edge coverage, Level III+ tested, and lighter than even many ceramic plates at 5.5 pounds.
The A2 is tested to stop .308 rounds at up to 2,850 FPS and 5.56 rounds (M855, M193) at up to 3,000 FPS. Its protection is both multi-hit (stops multiple successive rounds) and edge-to-edge (protection on the edges as well as the center). As an alloy plate, it is also especially resistant to backface deformation, meaning the kinetic energy transfer is less harmful.
The FragLock™ coating, a unique polyurea coat that is sprayed on the plate, protects the plate from weather and protects the user from fragmentation. It does so by deflecting or capturing parts of the bullet that otherwise might come toward you. The coating contributes to the plate's twenty-year shelf life, where it can be safely expected to perform at top strength. The Base Coat deflects material away from you while the Build-Up captures it completely.
A2 BODY ARMOR
- Material: Ballistic steel alloy blend of AR550, with FragLock™ Coating
- Protection: 5.56x45 M193, 5.56x45 M855/SS109 at 3,000 FPS (+/- 30FPS) and 7.62x39(ie AK-47), 7.62x51 M80 NATO Ball (ie .308) at 2,850 FPS. Not rated for AP rounds.
- Capability: Edge-to-edge multi-hit protection
- Form: Curved
- 10" x 12"
- Base Coat (5.5 lbs per plate)
- Build-Up Coat (6.5 lbs per plate)
- 10" x 12"
- Shelf life: 20 years
- Compatibility: Testudo (10"x12" & 11"x14"), Valkyrie, & Invictus Carriers (10"x12" only)
- Manufactured: United States
- Features: helps reduce backface deformation signature with soft armor, absorbs and dissipates impact energy & ultralight
- Sizes: 10" x 12 (5.9 oz)
- Thickness: 0.31"