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C3 Multi-Curve, Multi-Hit - Ceramic Body Armor Wrapped

Regular Price $350.00 Price as Configured $269.00

Terrific stopping power. Multi-hit assurance. Fits like a glove. 

The C3 is built for the warzone. Its ceramic/polyethylene laminate stops multiple rounds of M2 AP. Its 3D multi-curve evenly distributes weight across your body, making the armor feel lighter because it is worn better. Its Cordura wrap cuts weight while keeping the laminate together. The Free Man’s protection against high-pressure threats.

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Product Configuration
C3 Plate Type *
Wrapped Sprayed (Save $10 per plate)
Upgrade to a Bundle? *
No Add a Second Plate (+$249) Add a Second Plate & 2 Trauma Pads (+$327)
Add A Protector Helmet? *
No Yes (+$279)
C3 Plate Type *
Wrapped Sprayed (Save $10 per plate)
Upgrade to a Bundle? *
No Add a Second Plate (+$249) Add a Second Plate & 2 Trauma Pads (+$327)
Add A Protector Helmet? *
No Add 1 Protector Helmet (+$249)
Add A Protector Helmet? *
No Yes (+$279)
Size *
Large Extra Large
Color *
Coyote Black

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    The C3 is made to handle the warzone. Places where the ability to stop threats like .30 caliber armor-piercing bullets is a must. 

    We test this plate to stop M2 AP rounds at a velocity of 2,880 ft/s. It succeeds. In fact, whereas such a threat would punch through most plates, and some Level IV ceramic plates would likely collapse after one hit, this plate has been tested to successfully stop as many as three successive M2 AP rounds.*

    Ceramic plates stop rounds in a unique fashion: because of the hardness of ceramic, the energy of incoming bullets breaks the point of impact to absorb the energy more completely. The downside of this method is that the shattering hurts the plate’s ability to stop following rounds. As with the C2 Multi-Hit, the C3 shatters in a smaller area, leaving the rest of the plate strong enough to stop more hits.

    The C3 is compatible with all standard-size carriers; it is a normal 10” x 12” plate size and is 1 inch thick. It weighs 7.1 pounds—lighter than the C2 Multi-Hit due to the lighter Cordura cover.

    Finally, this armor plate will also feel lighter because of its ergonomic shape. It curves on the x and y axes so as to fit closely to the torso and distribute the weight more evenly.

    *Multi-hit, as an industry term, means anything more than a single hit for a Level IV test. For a Level III test, it generally means six hits. We are confident the C3 Multi-Hit plate can stop three rounds of Level IV threats with an adequate spacing of 5-6” between shots.


    Please note that, due to us being unable to confirm whether a returned Ceramic plate still has sound composition since it was first shipped, all Ceramic plate sales are final.

    Material: Ceramic with Nylon Wrap. Note: The C3 was shipped in November and December with a spray coating to expedite operations.

    Protection: .30 caliber armor-piercing (AP) bullets (U.S. Military designation M2 AP) with a specified mass of 10.8g (166gr) and a velocity of 2,880 ft/s (+/- 30 ft/s).

    • Special Threat Testing:
      • Multi-Hit, .30-06 cal, 166-grain APM2, 2,880 ± 30 ft/s
      • Multi-Hit, 7.62 x 54R-mm, 155-grain B-32 API, 2,880 ± 30 ft/s
      • Multi-Hit, 7.62 x 39-mm, 123-grain PS Ball 2,400 ± 30 ft/s

    Capability: Multi-hit protection

    Form: Curved

    Dimensions & Compatibility:

    • 10" x 12"
      • Weight: 7.1 lbs
      • Thickness: 1" 
      • Plate Carriers: Testudo, Valkyrie & Invictus

    Shelf life: 10 years

    Manufactured: United States




    • Material: 100% aramid composite
    • Protection: .357 SIG FMJ Flat Nose (FN) bullets with a specified mass of 8.1 g (125 gr) and a velocity range of 1400-1450 fps and with .44 Magnum Semi Jacketed Hollow Point (SJHP) bullets with a specified mass of 15.6 g
    • Size & Weight:
      • Medium
        • Outer: 10.2" x 8.5" x 6.2" (30" circumference)
        • Inner: 9.6" x 7.8" x 5.9" (27.6" circumference)
        • Thickness: 0.32"
        • Weight: 3.1 lbs
      • Large
        • Outer: 10.4" x 8.6" x 6.2" (30.7" circumference)
        • Inner: 9.8" x 8" x 5.9" (28.5" circumference)
        • Thickness: 0.32"
        • Weight: 3.2 lbs
      • Extra Large
        • Outer: 10.9" x 8.9" x 6.8" (31.7" circumference)
        • Inner: 10.3" x 8.3" x 6.5" (29.4" circumference)
        • Thickness: 0.32"
        • Weight: 3.3 lbs

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