Level IV Body Armor

If you need a high-quality, mid-weight Level IV stand-alone plate, our NIJ-certified ceramic armor is the choice for you.

If you need affordable, reliable armor that is capable of defending against multi-strike threats the, AR500 Armor® Level IV hard armor plate is for you. A cost-effective, multi-hit rated, NIJ 0101.06 Certified plate that offers excellent Level IV protection. 

Armor-piercing bullet protection, manufactured 100% in the USA.

Designed for both tactical and civilian use, our new line of level IV plates were designed to bring the highest level of personal protection to the consumer. Designed to be used as either a front or back plate (or both) and is compatible with our full line of trauma pads and IIIa soft armor. Professionally wrapped, water resistant, and manufactured 100% in the USA.


  • Confidence: stops military .30 caliber armor piercing rounds.
  • Peace of mind: plate is NIJ Certified
  • Durable: rugged 600D nylon water-resistant coating for moisture & abrasion resistance


  • Thin: only ¾” thick
  • Light: only 7 pounds
  • American Made: 100% Made in the USA
More Information
Armor Level IV
Armor Threat Rating Level IV single-shot 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).
Application Chest & Back
Armor Features Made in USA, NIJ Certified, Ambidextrous
Armor Cut Shooters
Armor Construction Material Polyethylene & Ceramic

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