Body armor plates are used to protect the wearer against serious injuries from high-impact direct hits and abrasions from small arms fire, incoming shrapnel and knife threats. AR500 is the same steel alloy used in body armor plates sold to SWAT teams and law enforcement. It is also used in building armored vehicles.Are steel plates better than ceramic body armor plates?
Still, there are several benefits steel plates have over ceramic body armor plates. They’re less bulky, which makes it easier for the wearer to move about more freely in a tactical situation, making them ideal for law enforcement agencies.Why choose Spartan™ Omega™ AR500 body armor?
For dependable body armor with uncompromising quality at an affordable price, the Spartan™ Omega™ AR500 ballistic body armor plates are an excellent choice for protecting yourself in tactical situations. We offer our Omega AR500 steel plates in two distinctive cuts for increased protective area coverage and enhanced mobility.What type of armor should I Choose?
Therefore the type of armor and coverage you choose is dependent on your situation. The right plate is the lightest and thinnest plate in your budget that defeats the realistic threats you expect to face. Realistic does not mean all threats, you will likely have to concede some edge cases to keep your armor usable.