AR550 Level III+ Quick Response Package


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AR550 Multi-Curve Steel Body Armor Plates

  • AR550 Level III+ Steel Body Armor Plate with standard coating to protect the plate from the elements. This package does not have Spall Coating. If you would like this package with Bullet Liner Spall Coating, CLICK HERE
  • Ergonomic Multi-Curve design at no extra cost
  • Standard coating to protect against the elements
  • Shooters Cut
  • Rated and tested to: NIJ STD-0101.06 Level III and special threats listed in NIJ STD-0101.07 Draft Rifle 2
  • Proudly made in the U.S.A

We have gone above and beyond to bring you steel body armor of a HIGHER CALIBER.

This can be seen with our bend process, our fragmentation coating and our finishing details. This was the material that we started from and have the most experience with. We’ve seen it, done it, we’ve improved it.

Steel Body Armor provides great protection that can stop multiple projectile hits. We have been working with different levels of abrasion resistant (AR) ballistic steel for years and have not found a better product than our AR550 Steel Body Armor Plates. This armor is rated at a level III+ as it can defeat special threats like M855 rounds.

All of our steel plates come in one ergonomic curve option. We have worked with LE and first responders to design a curve that you can be comfortable wearing. We provide this at no additional cost. What is unique about the way that we bend our steel is important too. We have designed a press that creates a multi curve bend in ONE step. Why is this important? When you do multiple bends to achieve a multi curve, it puts extra strain on the plate which can weaken it. We have replicated the same curves that you have seen in multi curve ceramic armor for years.

Our aggressive Shooters Cut body armor plates shaves off weight while still providing enough coverage to protect your vital organs. Use our CaliberX™ Soft Armor Backers for even more protection and comfort.

Our standard AR550 plate comes coated to protect the plate from rust and the elements. One concern with Steel Armor is fragmentation containment. Some of that fragmentation is contained in the armor’s plate carrier, but there still is a risk of lethal shrapnel. We HIGHLY recommend our Caliber Poly Shield Anti-Spall add on. We have formulated an anti-spall coating, PolyShield specifically for our armor application. This addition to your steel plate gives you peace of mind when wearing steel armor.

Click HERE to see this product with the Advanced Spall and Fragmentation Protection

Weights for AR550 Steel Body Armor:

10 x 12 plate with standard coating– 7lb 6 oz


Tested and verified to meet or exceed ballistic resistance as specified under NIJ Standard- 0101.06 Level III and also tested for special threats listed in the draft  NIJ Standard- 0101.07 Rifle 2.


Thickness dimensions are +-1/8 in. Width and length dimensions are +0.00 to 0.25 in. All weights are +- 5%.

Sentry Plate Carrier

Caliber Armor offers the Sentry Plate Carrier by Condor Outdoor because it one of the highest selling plate carriers on the market. For good reason, as it is widely used by law enforcement throughout our country. It is designed for modular attachments with quick release and cinch buckles. This carrier accepts Caliber Armor AR550 Steel Body Armor Plates in  10” x 12”. This package is is perfect for rapid response situations or to add to your workout routine.


  • Emergency drag handle
  • Removable anti-slip shoulder pads, with hook and loop guides
  • Adjustable shoulder straps
  • MOLLE webbing for modular attachments
  • Hook and loop webbing
  • Breathable 3D Mesh liner
  • Quick release buckles
  • Easy access plate pockets

Accepts Caliber Armor AR550 Steel Plates in 10″ x 12″

Size: : Adjustable sizing from 32″ – 54″ waist size

Available in:
OD Green
Coyote Brown
Scorpion OCP

Additional information

Weight 18 lbs
Dimensions 20 × 30 × 40 in
Plate Configuration

(2) Shooters Cut, (2) SAPI Style +$20, (1) Shooters Cut & (1) SAPI Style +$10


Black, Coyote Brown, OD Green, Scorpion OCP +$20

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