Hesco is a well established and respected body armor manufacturer. We offer plates from the 800, 600, and 400 Series. There are a multitude of rifle plates on the market and selecting the right one can be daunting. As a rule of thumb, the lighter the weight or the higher the threat level, the more it will cost. We offer a simplified selection of Hesco plates to help make your life a little easier. To select the right plate you will need to determine what threats you want it to stop.
- Level III (3800) will stop most Lead Core FMJ Rifle rounds including 7.62 x 51 mm.
- The Level III+ (3810) will stop the mild steel core rounds up to 7.62 x 54R as well as the M855 Green Tip.
- The Level IV (4600) will stop everything up to Armor Piercing 7.62 x 63 mm.
- SA= SAPI cut
- SH= Shooter cut
- See the Threat Performance Matrix for more details.
If you are pairing these plate with our SET Plate Carrier, we suggest using Medium or Large SAPI cut, or the Large Shooter Cut for best fit.
If your plate selection shows Back Order, then it will drop ship directly from HESCO. Current ship times have been around 3 weeks. If you are looking for a specific plate not listed below or if you are needing a bulk order, please contact us for a quote.