Level III+ Steel Plate

Level III+ Steel Plate

Discount: 25%
Regular price $199.00 Sale price $149.00
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We manufacture and ship in 4-6 weeks
Only -6 items in stock!
Only -6 items in stock!

This is our NIJ Certified Level III+ Steel Hard Armor plate. This plate is capable of stopping all types of handgun rounds, 5.56mm x 45mm and even up to 7.62mm x 51mm (.308). This is one of our top selling Steel Plate options and is always in stock for expedited shipping. Compatible with all of our Tactical Armor and a number of our Concealable Vests as well this plate is a great addition for increased protection or as a stand alone in one of our Carriers. 


  • NIJ Level III+
  • 10 Year warranty
  • Maximum Durability
  • Multi-Hit Capability
  • Single curve
  • Black
Whats Included
  • 1 Level III+ Steel Plate
  • 6.9 lbs. Each
  • 13/64 or 5mm Thickness
  • 10” x 12”

    ✔️ Financing Available For This Product

    We offer both ShopPay and Paypal Credit to make sure you have the resources to stay safe. No credit checks, no social security numbers, this does not go on your credit report


    Body Armor Direct warrants nylon covers against any defects in workmanship or materials for twenty-four (24) months after the date of purchase.

    We offer a limited 5-year manufacturer’s warranty on all of our ballistic products and 2 years on the carrier.

    Body Armor Direct warrants that for a period of (5) years from the date of purchase, the panels will conform to the minimum requirements of the NIJ protocol for ballistic intervention during an actual confrontation at the stated threat level (if your ballistic panels are not labeled in compliance with NIJ requirements, then this warranty does not apply to your panels). This warranty is subject to, and expressly conditioned upon, strict compliance with the following conditions: 

     - The panel must not be torn, damaged, or altered in any way. 

     - The panel must not be subjected to abuse or misuse during service. 

     - The panel may only be used or placed in a cover or carrier it is designed or intended for. 

     - The panel must not be permitted to be excessively wet. 

     - The panel must not be subjected to excessive heat. 

     - The panel must be properly stored (i.e., not in excessively hot or damp conditions).

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 8 reviews

    No where near as heavy as I thought it would be. I am completely satisfied 👍🇺🇸

    Jonathan L.

    Great product arrived in leas than a week.

    Enrique Elias
    Heads up

    Perhaps the price has increased some. Yet the quality far exceeds any price. With the craziness of our time and insane beliefs. It's comforting that I have some good protective equipment while I'm riding, while I'm walking.its also a comforting feeling to know that my investment may never be used.
    Strength in preparation.

    Jeffrey Sherris
    Defender vest is fantastic.

    I recently purchased this vest as a protection option for if every thing goes south, and I must say the quality is there. All of the stitching seams very heavy duty and built to last. The vest is easily adjustable to different body sizes. The molle webbing is a great way to attach spare magazines and a knife, or communications depending on your application. Overall I would highly recommend this vest with accompanying kevlar inserts and optional plates for any hairy situation you may find yourself in.

    Paul Akong
    Great product and service.

    I can't say enough good things about the great service I received from Armor Direct. I am also completely satisfied with the fit and finish of the carrier and the plates. The video instructions on how to fit the carrier were a big help since I had no experience in doing it before. It's comfortable and easy to move around in.

    Why Body Armor Direct


    To guarantee your protection, our products are tested and certified by the National Institute of Justice, the leading research and development agency from the U.S. Department of Justice.


    Body Armor Direct is an American owned and operated company. All of our armor is made right here in the USA.

    Less Wait Times

    All of our in stock armor ships to you in 2-5 days to ensure you're protected when you need it most.


    We stand behind our products with a five year warranty on all ballistic soft armor insert plates matched by a two year warranty on outside carriers.


    We offer both ShopPay and Paypal Credit to make our body armor more affordable. No credit checks or social security numbers necessary, this does not go on your credit report.


    If your insert does not fit properly simply send it back and we'll exchange it within 10 days.

    Got a Question? We are happy to help.

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