Cities burning, the federal government threatening to come after you for practicing your 2nd Amendment rights, innocent people being dragged from their vehicles by rioters. Now more than ever is the time for citizens to have personal protection. Including personal body armor!!

LA Police Gear Level IV

Price – $119.99

The LA Police Gear Level 4 Plate weighs in at 6.5 pounds and measures 10″ x 11.8″, which fits perfectly in our Atlas Plate Carrier. Featuring a slim 1 1/8″ profile and ergonomic curvature, this plate is not only high performing, but also comfortable. The waterproof polyester/nylon cover enhances durability, ensuring your plate will last its 5 year shelf life. Rated at Level IV, this plate is capable of taking multiple armor piercing rifle rounds.

We have done tons of testing on these Level 4 Plates and they have performed fantastic. Check out the youtube videos. 

Level IV too much for you? Check out our Level III Plate! 

Features:

  • NIJ Level IV Tested
  • Dimensions: 10″ x 11.8″
  • Thickness: 1 1//8″
  • Weight: 6.5 lbs
  • Construction: PE+Alumina (AL2O3)
  • Single Curve
  • Stand-Alone and Multi-Hit Capable
  • 1 in. Partial Foam Edge
  • Polyester/Nylon Cover
  • 5 Year Shelf Life

Premier Body Armor Universal Fit Level IIIA Backpack Insert

Price – $184.95

Designed to fit seamlessly into the laptop compartment of many backpacks, this lightweight, and flexible soft panel will provide you and/or your loved ones with years of dependable service.

Features:

  • Tested to meet the NIJ ballistic standards for Level IIIA
  • Just .22″ thin
  • Constructed of only the finest USA made Kevlar® and features a rugged 500 Denier CORDURA® outer shell 
  • TSA approved!

How to measure for the right fit?

When fitting a panel to your bag, pick a panel that is at least 1″ smaller than the listed internal dimensions of your bag.Tech Specs: 

  • 10″ x 15″ x .22″ – 1.40lbs
  • Body armor is legal to own in all 50 states (but we can not ship it to the state of Connecticut).

RTS Ultimate Tactical Bundle AR500 Level III

Price – $279.99

RTS Tactical Premium Plate Carrier with Cummerbund

  • An upgraded shoulder support system that improves load distribution and comfort
  • Fast and donning platform while operating in an active shooter/first responder situation
  • 3DX mesh sculpted internal lining, this plate carrier will breathe and offer comfort. Increased airflow = lower thermal load.
  • Quick hook-and-loop fastener adjustments for the front, back, and shoulders
  • Full 360 MOLLE webbing platform allows the operator to transform from a high-speed plate carrier set up to a heavy-duty assault platform variable to the operator’s needs.
  • Side closure system with “pull forward” adjustment, allows for full operation of the Plate Carrier without the need of the Heavy Duty Reinforced drag handle.
  • Weight 3.6 lbs.
  • Cumberbund included

RTS Tactical AR500 USA MADE NIJ 0101.06 Level III Inserts 

  • High-Velocity Rifle Ballistic Protection NIJ 0101.06 Level III
  • Size: 10″ x 12″ SAPI Cut Single Curve
  • Weight: 7.9 lbs
  • Mil-Spec textured powder coating

RTS Tactical Advanced Knee Pads Gen II

  • 600 denier nylon shell
  • Injection-molded flex cap design
  • Minimizes gap between the bottom of cap and nylon carrier when flexed
  • Padded side extensions for additional comfort and improved strap positioning
  • Hook & loop elastic straps keep the pad in place

RTS Tactical Advanced Elbow Pads Gen II

  • 600 denier nylon shell
  • Non-slip, flexible, molded polyurethane cap
  • Contoured interior ledge prevents pad slippage
  • Hook & loop elastic straps keep the pad in place

AR500 Armored Republic Level III Lightweight (Polyethylene) Body Armor

Price – $299.00 (Payments available)

Our UHMWPE (aka PE) plate weighs a mere 3.5 pounds in our 10”x12” standard shooters cut. This stand-alone plate is tested to NIJ 0101.06 Level III threats and is multi-hit capable. It is manufactured in Phoenix, Arizona, and carries a 5-year shelf life.

Our new PE lightweight armor plate is a great choice for those whose primary concern is weight. 

In addition to stopping the 7.62×51 M80 Ball at 2780 FPS, our PE plate has also been Special Threat tested against the following rounds:

  • 5.56×45 M193 at 3150 FPS
  • 7.62×39 AK-47 at 2380 FPS

Highlights

  • Peace of mind: Tested to NIJ Standard 0101.06 Level III and is multi-hit capable 
  • Confidence: stops high velocity military 5.56 and .30 caliber ammunition
  • Safety: At 3.5 pounds, our PE plate is neutrally buoyant

Specifications

  • Tested to Level III threats
  • 10”x12” plate weighs only 3.5 lbs
  • Stand-Alone and Multi-Hit capable
  • 1” Thick Profile
  • Ergonomic Multiple Axis Curvature
  • Durable polyurea coating seals out water and the elements
  • Made in our Phoenix, Arizona, facility

Note: Due to its size and profile, this plate currently fits in our Testudo Gen 2.0 and AR Independence carriers only.

Check out these deals and more in the body armor section of my affiliates page.

And if you want to protect your firearms, don’t forget to check out Pelican products….

By Matt Winkeljohn

Matt is an accomplished shooter of 30+ years, including competing in pistol and shotgun competitions as a teenager, received his adult training from some of the best our military has to offer, and currently teaches firearms and tactics on his own.