Rifle Rated
Body Armor

5 reviews Average Customer Rating: 5.00

Our hard armor plates are independently tested, and NIJ certified. Designed with a multi-curve profile to provide an ergonomic and comfortable fitting armor system that is intended to wear against your body all day. (combined with lightweight to reduce fatigue) DFNDR Armor® Rifle Rated Body Armor is equipped with a state of the art Trauma Mitigation Base to minimize the energy of an impact dramatically.

Tested at muzzle velocities which are listed in the ‘threat profile’ table below and describes the rated ammunition this armor system will defeat. DFNDR Armor® is engineered with the highest grade of ballistic materials; Fiber-Lite Laminate, an ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) bound with a resin matrix to make it a hard stand alone armor system and equipped with Spall-Tek to further reduce spall and deflection of projectile fragments. This armor can be inserted into almost any plate carrier but is specially designed to perform with the DFNDR Armor® QRC System optimally.

Level IV Rifle Rated Body Armor incorporates Crystalline Ceramic Strike Face and a Strike Core supported by our proprietary System Structural Reinforcement technology. All Ceramic Armor Sales are Final. Check for Lead Times!

  • Made in the USA. Engineered in California
  • Ergonomic Multi-Curve Design
  • Multi-Hit Protection
  • 1.1 Inches Thick
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  • Manufacturer Warranty: 5 Year
  • Availability: In stock
  • Estimated Shipping Time: 30-120 Days
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Returns & Exchanges Policy

Threat profile



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.


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 Lead Times:

  • Level III        Lead 30-45 Days
  • Level III+     Lead 30-45 Days
  • Level III++  Lead 60-120 Days
  • Level IV        Lead 45-120 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.

If you have an urgent requirement for your armor system, please contact us by email or phone. Lead times do not include transit time and can change daily so please check here for the latest updates.

Armor sizing chart

QRC Fitment Chart
8.75 x 11.75 in.
9.5 x 12.5 in.
10 x 12 in.
10.25 x 13.25 in.
11 x 14 in.