This is where it all began, with AR500 Armor Level III patented Advanced Shooters Cut (ASC) steel-core ballistic plates.
Tee Level III armor plate is manufactured from AR500 steel and, with a 20-year maintenance-free shelf life due our proprietary FragLock coating, will outlast ceramic and UHMWPE body armor.
The patented ASC affords you additional room for your rifle stock, improving comfort and shooting ergonomics. Compatible with all standard plate carriers that accept SAPI or traditional Shooters Cut body armor with appropriate chest plate pocket size.
This Level III armor is rated to stop 7.62x51 M80 NATO Ball (.308 Winchester) at a velocity of up to 2,780 fps, and special threat tested to stop 5.56mm M855/SS109 (Green Tip) at a velocity of 2,780 fps. These armor plates have been independently tested in accordance with NIJ 0101.06 threat levels through Oregon Ballistics (OBL), and H.P. White Laboratories.
Peace of mind: unparalleled multi-hit capability compared to ceramic or polyethylene armor
Confidence: stops high velocity military .30 caliber ammunition
Durable: exclusive FragLock coating for 20-year shelf life
10" x 12" weighs approx 8.0 lb., +/-10% for FragLock coating
Thin .26” profile for base coat, 0.48” for build-up coat.
FragLock Build-Up Coat for spall and fragmentation mitigation
AR500 Armor high hard specially treated ballistic steel core construction
Rigorous quality control standards for consistency and performance
Rugged and stress fracture resistant
Made in the United States of America!
Armor Level: III
Armor Threat Rating: Level III multi-hit protection against 7.62 mm FMJ, steel jacketed bullets (U.S. Military designation M80) with a specified mass of 9.6 g (147gr) and a velocity of 2780 ft/s (+/- 30 ft/s).
Armor Size: 10" x 12"
Application: Chest & Back
Armor Features: Made in USA, FragLock, Curved, Rifle Rated
Armor Cut: ASC
Armor Construction Material: Ballistic steel core
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WARNING: This product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.