6 x 8 ASC Level III+ Side Body Armor Curved

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6 x 8 ASC Level III+ Side Body Armor Curved

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6" X 8" ASC Level III+ Side Body Armor curved

from 57.50

AR500 Armor® 6" x 8" Side Plate Body Armor Level III+ Side Body Armor, Generation II

Rugged, reliable, and re-engineered for enhanced performance and improved ergonomics; AR500 Armor® Level III+ Body Armor improves on our tried and true level III plates with our new Level III+ body armor!

AR500 Armor® Level III+ Body Armor is capable of defeating higher level rifle threats, Level III+ armor offers enhanced ballistic protection against 5.56x45 M193, 5.56x45 M855/SS109 up to 3,100 feet per second, and 7.62x51 M80 Ball (.308) rifle threats up to 3,000 feet per second, and 7.62x51 AP (Black Tip) up to 2,800 feet per second! We accomplish this without sacrificing the weight or profile of our body armor! Weighing in at 3lb per 6" x 8" model while maintaining our same ultra-thin profile ballistic core of only .26". We utilize an improved ultra-high hard ballistic steel core, treated to AR500 Armor® specifications to maintain all benefits that our ballistic steel body armor is known for; multi-hit capability, shelf life, and stress fracture resistance!

Coated with our PAXCON (a division of Line-X) spall and fragmentation protective coating. Our ballistic steel plate is unmatched in the industry and is formulated and treated specifically to our specifications for improved consistency, durability, and then tested to NIJ standards. Our ballistic plate core is stress fracture resistant, features an ultra-low profile ballistic core of only .26”, and is designed to handle extreme abuse in day to day use, training, and less than ideal storage conditions. AR500 Armor® body armor will outlast alternative armor solutions such as Ceramic, Dyneema, UHMWPE, and raw/uncoated steel trauma plates.

Our new generation II design on all level III+ body armor improves ergonomics and comfort. Every curve and cut has a purpose; to improve comfort, maximize protection of your vitals, and minimize weight. Our gen II profile does not sacrifice stability in plate carriers and allows for increase mobility during bending, kneeling/squatting, and prone positions. AR500 Armor® is leading the industry in comfortable, affordable, and reliable body armor.

Designed to fit any side plate pouch, our 6" x 8" side plate body armor rides with the 8" side on the vertical plane. Side armor offers increased protection on your side, and are typically attached to your cummerbund. In addition, our side plate body armor will many "trauma plate" pockets found on traditional BALCS & SPEER cut body armor offering increased protection of your heart.

Threat Rating: Level III+ AR500 Armor® body armor is Stand-Alone and Multi-Hit capable. Designed to defeat rifle threats up to 5.56x45 M193, 5.56x45 M855/SS109 up to 3,100 feet per second, and 7.62x51 M80 Ball (.308) rifle threats up to 3,000 feet per second, and 7.62x51 AP (Black Tip) up to 2,800 feet per second.

Construction: AR500 Armor® Ultra High Hard Ballistic Steel core and PAXCON spall & fragmentation mitigation coating

Size & Cut: 6" x 8" Side Plate Body Armor, Generation II

Weight: 3.5lb (+/- 5% due to PAXCON coating)

Thickness: .26" Ballistic core

Shelf Life: 20 Years

AR500 Armor® 6" x 8" Side Level III+ Body Armor - Generation II

  • Level III+ Threat protection!
  • New Generation II ergonomic improvements
  • 6” x 8” side body armor will fit most industry standard side plate pouches
  • Outlasts Ceramic, Dyneema, and UHMWPE constructed body armor
  • Rugged, Reliable, and Stress Fracture Resistant
  • Multi-Hit capable and stand-alone
  • PAXCON (Line-X) Military grade anti-spall & fragmentation protective coating
  • Fully sealed design protects from liquids, chemicals, and harsh elements
  • Certification, Independent, and In-House Ballistic Resistant Testing & Quality Control
  • Designed to be used as a front or back plate
  • Maintenance Free
  • .26” Ultra low profile ballistic core
  • 100% Made in the USA
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