* Stops up to 2 shots, above minimum required protection level at NIJ IV.* Advanced PE/Silicon carbide composite plate providing low 2.45kg weight for this level of protection. * Maximum Protection level NIJ IV/NIJ 4 according to the requirements of the USA National Institute of Justice. * Stops up to .30 caliber armour piercing (AP) bullets (U.S. Military designation M2 AP) with a specified mass of 10.8 g (166 gr) and a velocity of 878 m/s ± 9.1 m/s (2880 ft/s ± 30 ft/s). * Stand alone protection. Does not need to be worn in conjunction with soft armour. * Test reports on this model available on request. * Internationally recognised 250x300mm size fits all standard front and back hard armour plate pockets on soft armour vests and jackets. * Single curve design to fit round wearers chest. * Ideal for journalist, NGO/charity worker or other civilian personnel working in a high ballistic threat environment. Please note, although this plate offers stand alone protection, we always recommend wearing in conjunction with soft armour NIJ IIIA to protect the whole body against other splinters and lower velocity ammunition in a high threat level environment.