Level III-A Hard Armor Backpack Plate


Level III-A Hard Armor Backpack Plate



Weight – 1.4 lbs. (0.635 kg)

Thickness – .25 inches (.635 cm)

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International Armor’s Backpack Polyethylene Hard Armor Rifle Plates are manufactured using high-performance, high density polyethylene, resulting in a lightweight, durable hard armor rifle plate ideal for maritime, rugged transport, and extended duty operations.

These plates are designed to achieve NIJ Level IIIA protection and is a “Stand Alone” plate. Stand Alone plates are designed and tested to defeat ballistic threats using the plate only.

No ballistic vest is required, as all the ballistic energy and fragments are stopped in the plate. These plates are usually reserved for tactical operations or anti-terrorist work where the ammunition threat is unknown, or if the wearing of a vest is considered too cumbersome.



  • Lightweight
  • Multi-Hit capability
  • Front and back placement
  • Positive buoyancy (floats) for maritime operations
  • Resistant against drops, water, sun, temperature change, acids and oils
  • Extremely durable
  • Drop resistant
  • Withstands extreme climates
  • Moisture/salt water resistant
  • Stands up to harsh use