Level IIIA Handgun Rated Backpack Armor

DFNDR Armor® Level IIIA Backpack Armor is engineered with the highest grade of ballistic materials; an ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) Fiber-Lite Laminate, bound with a resin matrix, to make it a hard stand alone armor system. This armor is equipped with state a of the art Trauma Mitigation Base and Spall-Tek to further reduce spall and deflection of projectile fragments. This armor can be inserted into almost any backpack (measure your backpack, bag or purse to ensure fitment).

  • Proudly Made in the USA
  • Tested at muzzle velocity.
  • Multi-Hit Protection
  • Low Profile Flat Design
  • Priced Per Plate
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  • Manufacturer Warranty: 5 Year
  • Availability: In stock
  • Estimated Shipping Time: 30 Days
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IIIA  III III+ III++ III X IV

Specs

All our products are proudly made in the USA and have no TSA restrictions. Additional TSA info can be found here.

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Returns & exchanges

It is our desire for you to be completely satisfied with your purchase of DFNDR Armor products. We will accept returns and exchanges within 20 days of the purchase.

ALL CRYSTALLINE CERAMIC STRIKE FACE ARMOR SYSTEMS SALES ARE FINAL.

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Shipping & lead times

DFNDR Armor is manufactured 100% in-house, and we take great pride in the quality we produce to ensure your safety. All of our hard armor systems are manufactured once we receive the order. Lead times vary per product.

Current Armor System & Carrier Package Lead Times:

  • Level IIIA     Lead 30-60 Days
  • Level III        Lead 30-60 Days
  • Level III+     Lead 30-60Days
  • Level III++  Lead 60-120 Days
  • Level III X    Lead 30-60 Days
  • Level IV        Lead 30-60 Days

Armor Systems incorporating a Crystalline Ceramic Strike face sales are FINAL.

Products will be shipped through UPS or FedEx. Please refer to the tracking number issued in your confirmation email. Your DFNDR Armor account will let you know if your product has shipped, or if it is in transit.

Lead times do not include transit time and can change daily so please check here for the latest updates.

Armor sizing chart

Fitment Charts
CARRIER PLATE CHEST
SMALL 8.75 x 11.75 in. 33-36 in.
MEDIUM 9.5 x 12.5 in. & 10 x 12 in. 37–40 in.
LARGE 10.25 x 13.25 in. 41–45 in.
X-LARGE 11 x 14 in. 46–49 in.

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