22800 Dewey Rd. Centerville, IA 52544 | 866.978.7103

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RMA Armament is proud to announce the latest edition to its armor family, the Lightweight Level IV body armor plate (model #1192)]. Weighing just 5.7 pounds, the model 1192 armor plate boasts a lightweight boron carbide ceramic with a Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene backer.

RMA’s latest product offering further displays it’s strength as the world’s best research and development team in the hard armor market. Having already developed the strongest armor plate in world, the R&D team at RMA now adds one of the lightest level IV hard armor solutions to its resume in support of police and military personnel around the globe.

“To say that I’m excited about our latest level IV plate would be quite the understatement,” said RMA CEO Blake Waldrop. “Our primary goal with every new product is to provide the highest quality protection while balancing cost, weight, thickness, speed, and strength.

“Some members of our law enforcement and military communities require the strongest level IV plate in the world while others need a lightweight level IV plate, which gives them better mobility while still providing the highest level of protection. Now, you can get both from RMA. Our plates provide peace of mind to the officer or operator allowing them to do their job effectively and stay protected during any type of mission.”

In testing at the NIJ certified Oregon Ballistic Laboratory, RMA’s Lightweight level IV armor (model #1192) defeated a single round of .30-06 armor piercing ammunition from 50 feet, registering a back-face signature of just 40.76 mm, a single m855a1 round (5.35mm BFD) and a single 7.62×39 mild steel core round (19.48mm BFD) all on the same plate. For compliance to the NIJ 0101.06 level IV standard, a hard armor plate must defeat single .30-06 M2AP round with a BFD of less than 44 mm.

The model #1192 level IV plates are now available to order at www.rmadefense.com.


  • NIJ 0101.06 Level IV Body Armor Compliant
  • 9.5” x 12.5”, Multi-Curve, SAPI/ESAPI Cut
  • 5.7 lbs.
  • Boron Carbide Composite
  • Made in the USA


RMA Armament, Inc, is a privately held Veteran-owned small business that designs, manufactures and markets NIJ certified hard body armor plates at its production fortress in Centerville, IA. To learn more, visit our website at: www.rmadefense.com.


Adam Ruff: (866) 978-7103


22800 Dewey Rd.

Centerville, IA 52544 

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