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AR500 Armor® Multi-Hit Lightweight (4.4lbs) Level IV 10" x 12" Body Armor




As low as: $699

Price as configured: $699


AR500 Armor® MHLW (Multi-Hit Lightweight) Level IV Body Armor

Weighing just under 4.4 pounds (1.99 kg), our Level IV hard armor plate is the world’s lightest, most cost effective, multi-hit rated, Level IV plate offering excellent value and performance. Designed from the start to be affordable, reliable and capable of defending against multi-strike threats, the patented tile array construction prevents the spiderweb cracking that weakens other ceramic plates, mitigating the damage and integrity to the rest of the plate and ensuring full protection from armor piercing rounds on other parts of the plates surface.

Raising the bar, yet again, AR500 Armor® has continued its pursuit of excellence by bringing more advanced armor to the market at the lowest possible price. Never worry about sacrificing quality for cost again! Designed for both tactical and civilian use, our new line of level IV plates is designed to bring the highest level of personal protection to our consumer. Designed to be used as either a front or back plate (or both) and to be compatible with our full line of trauma pads and IIIa soft armor, this line of level IV armor is sure to help you #STAYintheFIGHT!

Professionally wrapped, water resistant, and 100% manufactured in the USA.

This plate features:

  • Comfortable single-curve design
  • Special Threat tested to defeat 30-06 APM2 (7.62x63mm 165gr) Armor Piercing Black Tip Rounds, and all lesser level III and III+ threats
  • Patented tile array, increased multi-hit performance
  • 10″ x 12″ Stand Alone, 8″ x 10″ Ceramic Coverage, Single-Curve, SAPI/ESAPI-Cut
  • Thickness: 0.8″
  • 5 Year Manufacturer’s Warranty
  • 600 Denier Water Resistant Cover


 Level IV Body Armor is the highest threat level personnel body armor can be rated by NIJ.


Manufacturer AR500 Armor
Rating filter N/A
Weight (LBS) 4.6000
Armor Level Level IV
Armor Threat Rating Level IV multi-hit protection against .30 caliber armor piercing (AP) bullets (U.S. Military designation M2 AP) with a specified mass of 10.8g (166gr) and a velocity of 2880 ft/s (+/- 30 ft/s).
Armor Cut Orientation: Ambidextrous
Dimensions 10" x 12"
Armor Construction Material Polyethylene & Ceramic
Armor Shelf Life 10 Years
Thickness 0.80"
Discontinued? No


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