$379.00 USD

P3 - Polyethylene Body Armor

Freedom & power: rifle armor lighter than ever.

The P3 is made of the superlight polyethylene. Run without becoming weary. Swim without tiring.

Tested independently to the NIJ Level III benchmark, the P3 plate stops the 7.62x51 M80 Ball at 2780 FPS. 

Polyethylene stops threats by “capturing” the bullet in its material- the heat of the bullet partially softens the front of the polyethylene, allowing the bullet into the material, where it then is stopped by the remaining fibers within the plate. As the bullet slows down, the polyethylene then rehardens. Because of its unique way of stopping bullets, polyethylene is able to take multiple hits without shattering.

Only PE hard armor can provide rifle-rated protection at under three pounds. It also floats in water & features a hydrophobic wrap

  • Rifle armor under 3 pounds.
  • Neutrally buoyant - floats in water.
  • Stops M80 Ball.
  • Weatherproof wrap.

Material: Polyethylene, Hydrophobic Nylon Wrap

Protection: 7.62 mm FMJ, Full Metal Jacket bullets (U.S. Military designation M80) with a specified mass of 9.6 g (147gr) and a velocity of 2,780 ft/s (+/- 30 ft/s).

Capability: Multi-hit protection 

Form: Curved

Dimensions & Compatibility:

  • 10"x12"
  • Weight: 2.86 (+/- .3) lbs
  • Thickness: 1"

Shelf life: 10 years

Manufactured: United States