AR500 Armor® Level IIIA body armor is Stand-Alone and Multi-Hit capable. Designed to defeat pistol caliber threats up to .44 magnum, and .357 SIG at 1,430FPS or lower, including all lesser pistol calibers.
We offer two (2) soft Level IIIA armor types:
Hybrid: Our flagship Hybrid IIIA body armor is constructed from industry leading materials from Honeywell Spectra Shield®, Gold Shield®, and DuPont™ Kevlar®. We've harnessed the full ballistic capabilities of these materials maximizing synergy between components; creating the ultimate Hybrid IIIA soft body armor pane. The result is an ultra-light, thin, high strength, and flexible armor system in a 1lb package (10" x 12" ASC model)!
v50: .44 Magnum 240gr. SJHP, 1,732 feet per second
Rimelig: This soft body armor is for everyone, and can be applied. both in the field. and every-day life, without a serious tax on your wallet. Get the performance you expect from AR500 Armor® Body Armor without a sacrifice in quality or value. High value soft body armor is now a reality in the body armor industry! Constructed with Imported Aramid Fibers, Rimelig armor is designed, cut, sewn, and assembled in the USA!
Soft armor has a limited warranty period of 5 years
In addition, we also offer Level IIIA as hard armor (steel):
Steel: All the ballistic protection of the Hybrid and Rimelig armor systems while also being stab and slash resistant! Steel also has a warranty period of 20 years! Our lightweight level IIIA steel plate comes standard with a build up coat of PAXCON anti-spall and fragmentation material, as well as an ergonomic curve ($45 Value).