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Level 3a Body Armor

RMA Armament has many 3a body armor products to choose from like the RMA model 0226 hard armor plate, which weighs less than a pound and is only a quarter of an inch thick. When equipped covertly in RMA’s concealed plate carrier, or overtly in an outer plate carrier, it’s an effective piece of hard armor product. [+] Read more

What is Level 3a Body Armor?

Level IIIa body armor is armor that defeats a 125 grain .357 Sig FMJ (FN) with a muzzle velocity of under 1,470 ft/second, according to the National Institute of Justice.

Level 3a body armor plates are also required to defeat a .44 Magnum SJHP (Semi Jacketed Hollow Point) at up to 240 grains, traveling less than 1,430 ft/second.

RMA’s model 0226 level 3a body armor plate is also an effective form of lightweight ballistic protection in backpacks.

Level 3a soft body armor is also an option for protection on the torso and sides. RMA boasts three different lightweight concealable soft products, all of which are NIJ .06 Certified.

What Does Level 3a Body Armor Stop?

Level 3a body armor defeats all common handgun rounds. While NIJ specifically tests 3a armor plates against the .357 Sig and .44 Magnum as mentioned above, it’s also capable of defeating 9mm, .40 S&W, .45 ACP and other common handgun rounds.

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