Affordable, strong, and reliable: Our AR500 Armor® Heritage Plate from Armored Republic is made of our custom steel alloy blend which is engineered to perform better than the generic AR500 steel used by other armor and target makers. The armor plate comes in flat and curved forms, features level 3 body armor protection, multi-hit capability, and has a durable FragLock™ base coating. Additionally, this armor plate has a lengthy shelf life, retaining its full strength for twenty years.
Essential protection ought to be affordable and reliable, which is why Armored Republic is proud to offer one of the most cost-effective plates on the market with our AR500 Armor® Heritage Plate: The plate material is a steel alloy blend, has our patented Advanced Shooters Cut shape, and is covered with an exclusive FragLock™ Base Coat.
Our AR500 Armor® Heritage armor plate, unlike ceramic or polyethylene alternatives, is capable of protecting against several direct hits while still being less bulky than competing materials. It also has been independently tested in accordance with NIJ 0101.06 threat levels through Oregon Ballistics (OBL), and H.P. White Laboratories. This means that its level 3 body armor protection is rated to stop 7.62×51 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.
Material: AR500 steel alloy blend, with FragLock™ Coating
Protection: 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 2,780 ft/s (+/- 30 ft/s).
Capability: Edge-to-edge multi-hit protection
Form: Flat and Curved (base coat)
Shelf life: 20 years
Manufactured: United States
***Please note: This item is NOT returnable/refundable. All sales are final***