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The DFNDR Level III Rifle Plate is lightweight at only 2.9 lbs per plate (size 10 x 12) and has been tested to NIJ 0101.04 Protocol. This armor system is rated to defeat multiple rounds of 7.62x51mm Steel Jacket NATO M80, 5.56x45mm M193 and 7.62x39mm Ball ammunition.

DFNDR Armor is engineered with the highest grade of advanced ballistic materials; an ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fiber bound with a resin matrix, to make it a rigid hard stand alone armor system. This armor system is tested at muzzle velocities listed below, mitigates spall and deflection. The level III plate is also equipped with state of the art trauma reduction technology to reduce the energy of an impact to the body.

Tested to meet and/or exceed NIJ 0101.04 testing

Official testing data is available for military, law enforcement, and first responders.

Displayed are the special threats our armor is rated to stop.

Tactical / Military Ammunition
– 7.62x51mm M80
– 7.62x39mm Ball
– 5.56x45mm M193

Sporting Ammunition: 7.62x51mm M80 Ball,.308 Winchester, 7.62x39mm Ball, 12 Gauge 3”, Magnum 00 Buck, 12 Gauge 1oz Slugs

Self Protection Ammunition: .22LR, 9mm, 40 S&W, 45 ACP, 10mm, .357 Magnum, .44 Magnum



The ammunition listed in this threat profile is defeated by our level III rifle armor at muzzle velocities. In addition, the back face deformation measured for each round on impact, meets and exceeds the NIJ 0101.04 Protocol for trauma.

The DFNDR LEVEL IIIA and III+ Armor Systems have been tested and recommended by the members of the NATIONAL TACTICAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION.

1 review for Level III Rifle Plates
Rifle Armor
(30-60 Day Lead)

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Toby E.

    I am a SWAT MEDIC and I love the weight of my armor, we often do long term operations 24-36 hour. This is a very high quality product that I would recommend.

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