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AR500 Steel Level III SH-SC 10x12 Plate

AR500 Steel Level III SH-SC 10x12 Plate

Regular price $100.00 USD
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Level III AR500 Steel Core Hard Armor Plate

BAO's steel plate measures approximately .25” thick (with base coat) with a weight of 7.875 lbs in a 10×12 shooter's cut configuration. These plates address law enforcement departments looking for an ASK (Active Shooter Kit) option and Fire/EMS departments looking for an affordable yet durable Level III compliant plate option, addressing threats as high as 7.62x51/.308 @ 2780 ft/s @ 15 meters. These plates offer a 20-year warranty.

Fits into the rifle plate pocket of your plate carrier, tactical entry vest, or compatible overt body armor carrier. 


  • A stand alone armor plate with multiple hit capability
  • Manufactured from certified AR500 steel with a Brinnell Hardness Rating of 505-518BHN
  • Protective base coating protects steel from elements and excessive wear and tear
  • Size: 10"x12"
  • Weight: 7.875 lbs.
  • Single Curve
  • Laser cut
  • Fully tested by an independent laboratory to Level III compliance
  • Rated for up to six hits from 7.62mm NATO bullets (.308 Winchester) with velocities up to 2780 fps
  • Made in the USA
  • 20 year warranty

Can anyone buy body armor?

Anyone other than a convicted felon can purchase ballistic body armor. However, Connecticut and New York state law prohibits purchasing body armor online and having it shipped to you.


Protection Information

Rifle Ammunition Max Ft/s Max m/s Test Rounds
Rifle AK-47,
7.62 x 39mm
2780 847 6
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