What is Level 4 armor rated for?
LEVEL IV. Level IV is the highest rifle plate rating under the NIJ personal body armor specs at this time. A level IV must stop a single hit of 7.62MM AP “Black Tip”, which is effectively a . 30-06 Armor Piercing bullet.
Are LVL 4 plates illegal?
The good news for most Americans is we are allowed to wear Level 4 body armor in public spaces if we choose to do so. To keep this short and sweet, unless you’re a convicted felon or trying to perform a criminal act.
How thick is a level 4 plate?
around 1 inch thick
Most standalone level 4 plates are around 1 inch thick. “ICW” or “In Conjunction With” level 4 body armor plates can be much thinner, but require another backing material like a IIIA vest to perform at level 4 standards.
What is Level IV body armor?
Our Level IV body armor plates has been ranked for protection and offers various levels of ballistic performance. With various cuts and styles available like our Shooters cut, multi-hit rifle plates, and side plates, Spartan Armor’s Level IV body armor is the perfect addition or upgrade to your body armor system.
What is the strongest level of body armor on the market?
All plates are multi-hit, .30-06 M2AP tested by an NIJ certified laboratory. Spartan Armor’s Level IV body armor plates are the strongest of their kind on the market, providing the highest rated threat level protection.
What is NIJ Level IV body armor?
Spartan Armor Systems NIJ 0101.06 certified Level IV body armor plates are designed to withstand rugged use without compromising ballistic integrity. All plates are multi-hit,.30-06 M2AP tested by an NIJ certified laboratory.
Does level 4 body armor Stop 30 caliber bullets?
Level IV single-shot protection against .30 caliber armor-piercing (AP) bullets (U.S. Military designation – M2 AP) with specified mass of 10.8g (166gr) and velocity of 2880 ft/s (+/- 30 ft/s). You can be confident that this type of body armor will stop military .30 armor-piercing rounds. So any less powerful caliber shouldn’t be an issue.