These side plates will stop 7.62 x 51 without weighing you down. Military statistics have shown that many casualties come from lack of side protection. Consider these as a lightweight, but powerful option to enhance your setup. The 6″ by 6″ will fit into most plate carriers that allow for side plates. Check with your plate carrier manufacturer about the 6″ by 8″. Not all will accept this size. Call us anytime if you need guidance.
|Tested to stop:|
|Gun||Caliber||Bullet||ft/ s||m/ s|
|FN FAL||7.62 x 51mm||M80||2780||847|
|AK 47||7.62 x 39mm||API||2380||725|
|M-16/ AR-15||5.56 x 45mm||M193||3150||960|