AR500 Armor® Level III Side Body Armor
Specifically designed to increase coverage on the peripherals of your plate carrier. AR500 Armor® Level III Side Armor Plates offer rifle rated protection on the side of your plate carrier. Compatible with most plate carriers that include cummerbund mounted side plate pouches. Available in two common sizes, 6” x 6”, and 6” x 8”, with both flat and curved form (improved comfort and ergonomics). Capable of defeating 7.62x51 M80 NATO Ball (.308 Winchester) at a velocity of up to 2,780 feet per second. Side plates are most applicable when increased armor coverage is desired from an entry or defensive standpoint. Non-squared off shooting positions, traveling in vehicles, and situations where fragmentation are a realistic threat are scenarios which heavily validate running side body armor.
Available in: 6” x 6”, and 6” x 8” Side Plates Cuts.
Weight (+/- 10% for PAXCON coating):
Profile: Thin 0.26” profile (Base Coat), 0.35” profile (Build-Up)
AR500 Armor® Level III Body Armor Specifications