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Independent Lab Testing and Ballistic Resistance test results on AR500 Armor® Body Armor to NIJ-STD-0101.06 Standards


National Institute of Justice Ballistic Resistance Standard Compliance List, 0101.06

Ballistic Resistance Test NIJ-STD-0101.06 Level III Performed April, 23rd 2013

Independent Lab Test performed by H.P. White – Click link to view documentation.

Test Specifications: 6 rounds of 7.62×51 at 50.3 feet from muzzle

AR500 Armor 10″ x 12″ Flat Level III Body Armor with Line-X Base Build Up Upgrade

No Penetration, defeated 6 rounds of 7.62×51 M80 Ball with minimal back face deformation.


Ballistic Resistance Test NIJ-STD-0101.06 Level III Performed July, 22nd 2013

Independent Lab Test performed by H.P. White – Click link to view documentation.

Test Specifications: 6 rounds of 7.62×51 at 50.3 feet from muzzle

AR500 Armor 10″ x 12″ Flat Level III Body Armor with Base Coat

No Penetration, defeated 6 rounds of 7.62×51 M80 Ball with minimal back face deformation.


Ballistic Resistance Test NIJ-STD-0101.06 Level IIIA Performed July, 22nd 2013

Independent Lab Test performed by H.P. White – Click link to view documentation.

Test Specifications: 6 rounds total, 3 rounds of .44 Magnum, 3 rounds of .357 SIG at 17.3 feet from muzzle

AR500 Armor 10″ x 12″ Curved Level IIIA Body Armor with Base Coat

No Penetration, defeated 3 rounds of .44 Magnum 240gr SJHP, and 3 rounds of .357 SIG 125gr TMJ with minimal back face deformation.


Ballistic Resistance Test NIJ-STD-0101.06 Level III ASC

Oregon Ballistics Laboratory DEA Protocol 2009 – Click link to view documentation.

Test Specification: 12 rounds total, 3 rounds .223 REM 60gr. Partition, 3 rounds SS109/M855, 3 rounds M43 MSC, and 3 rounds M80 Steel Jacket at 50 feet from muzzle.

AR500 Armor 10″x12″ Level III Patented Advanced Shooters Cut (ASC)

No penetration, with minimal BFD

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