Plate carriers are among the most fiercely debated pieces of kit on the market today and it’s easy to see why. With so many options and prices that can range from thirty bucks to three hundred, just about everybody has an opinion on what you need for your purposes.
A quick look at our Duritium III+PA plate, live from the show floor of the 2019 Ohio Tactical Officers Association Conference, June 4, 2019. Thin, lightweight body armor that is durable (15 year warranty) and comfortable.
Fifteen pounds. That seems to be what separates a high-performing Marine from eventually becoming a combat casualty, according to new research carried out by a Marine captain at the Naval Postgraduate School.
ShotStop® Duritium III+PS gets hit by a SWAT breaching sledge and still stops 24 rounds.
This plate is unique in many ways. First of all, it’s very thin, as you can see. It’s just over a half inch thick, the weight is very competitive in the marketplace for this protection level. It’s about 4.8 pounds for a shooter cut, 10 x 12.
Duritium III+PA is extremely lightweight and thin at just 0.7 inches and 2.7 pounds for the 10x12 shooter cut.
Duritium III+PS is lightweight body armor, 100% Duritium® polyethylene, .95 inches thick, just over 3 pounds for the 10x12 shooter cut.
704 Tactical’s full review of ShotStop’s lightweight Duritium® III+PS Body Armor Plate.
ShotStop® Ballistics’ 2019 product line up: our Duritium® rifle plates, the different models that we have and how each one fits with the needs of the law enforcement officer and war fighter.