AR500 Armor® steel plates offer edge-to-edge ballistic protection
Level IV ceramic and Level III UHMWPE plates are certified in accordance to NIJ standard 0101.06, which mandates a minimum shot-to-edge distance of no greater than 51mm (2.0 inches).
AR500 Armor® Level III+ Lightweight (Rifle Rated) Body Armor
Our Level III+ Lightweight plates are genetically similar to our standard level III+ plates, except we made them thinner and lighter!
The result is an evolved form of steel body armor that is currently the lightest and highest rated ballistic steel core body armor on the market.
- Independently tested and rated to NIJ 0101.06 standards to defeat six (6) rounds of 7.62x51 M80 NATO Ball from 51’ at 2,780 feet per second.
- Special Threat tested to defeat 5.56 x45 M193, 5.56x45 M855/SS109 (Penetrators) at 3,000 feet per second.
- Special Threat tested to defeat 7.62x39, and 7.62x51 M80 NATO Ball at 2,850 feet per second.
- It is not rated for AP rounds.
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