Spartan Armor Systems Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) level III side plates are as advanced as they get! Spartan Armor Systems™ continues to lead the industry in affordable body armor solutions. Though AR500 Spartan Body Armor Level III continues to be an outstanding product, they have now developed an advanced, light-weight NIJ compliant panel, tested and verified to meet or exceed ballistic resistance under NIJ-0101.06 that still Level III threats.
- Choose between 6x6 or 6x8 size
- Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) rugged construction
- Neutrally buoyant
- Multi-Shot Rated
- 1.2″ profile
- 1000 Denier Cordura® fabric finish
- 19º ergonomic single bend radius
- Stab resistant
6″x6″ weigh just 1.1 lb./ea
6″x8″ weigh just 1.4 lb./ea
This product has excellent frag mitigation properties via the UHMWPE construction which tends to embed fragments rather than deflect them toward the wearer. Fragmentation is no where near the concern of shooting a steel plate without a mitigation coating.
These plates come with a 5 year warranty and a 5 year shelf life.