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SIDE Rifle Plates

Note:  Export of Level IV Rifle Plates from the U.S. usually requires an export permit
(Level III plates can often be exported without an export permit.)

Note: Ceramic Rifle Plates are Not Returnable

Soft Body Armor vests i.e., Level III-A Aramid) are excellent for fragmentation and pistol protection but will NOT stop rifle bullets.

Level III-A is only tested to stop higher pistol velocity threats, such as 9mm SUB-machine-gun or .44 Magnum.

For rifle threats the high velocity requires Level III or Level IV Rifle Plates (with a supporting vest as appropriate).

Front & Back Rifle Plates (also described as Small Arms Protective Inserts or SAPI) are superb protection for your vital organs, but the standard Front & Back configuration leaves a gap on your sides.

A "Pentagon study has found that as many as 80 percent of the Marines who have been killed in Iraq from wounds to the upper body could have survived if they had had extra body armor" New York Times, Jan. 7th, 2006

Side Rifle Plates  Pouch

Why You Want BulletProofME to Ship Your Ceramic Plates

ANY Ceramic Rifle Plate can be damaged if abused - especially if dropped on its' corner. They are not delicate, like fine tea china, but, on the other hand, FedEx and UPS are notorious for being rough with packages.

So, every Ceramic Plate we ship FedEx or UPS is bubble-wrapped, and then DOUBLE-boxed with lots of padding to survive rough handling. We overpack, so that it would take a lot of obvious abuse to do any damage.

We stake our reputation of over ten years on doing it right.  Don't buy a plate that just gets thrown in a box and shipped out.

RIBCAGE Side Protection - Armor Piercing Rifle Threats
Side Rifle Plates  
    • Plates and Pouches to protect the RIBCAGE area

    • POCKETS attach to vests with MOLLE web strips on the outside, just like Ammo or Radio Pouches, e.g., Interceptor Outer Tactical Vest, ProMAX Tactical, etc., etc

    • MOLLE web strips on the outside of pockets for more MOLLE "real estate"

    • Single curved to hug the body

 Level IV  Stand-Alone Ceramic Rifle Plates

Tested to the NIJ 0101.06 Standard

All ~1" thick

~ 25 mm.
Weight for ONE Plate


Price per Pair

Weight for a Pair of Plates


Price for Complete Package

BOTH sides with ProMAX pouches

6" by 6"


~15 by 15 cm.

36 square inches of coverage per plate
2.2 lbs.

1.0 kg.
$ 295 per pair
4.4 lbs.

2.0 kg.
$ 344
Complete Package


6" by 8"


~15 by 20 cm.

48 square inches of coverage per plate
3.0 lbs.

1.4 kg.
$ 299 per pair
6.0 lbs.

2.7 kg.
$ 348 Complete Package


7" by 8"


~18 by 20 cm.

56 square inches of coverage per plate
3.6 lbs.
1.6 kg.
$ 340 per pair
7.2 lbs.

3.3 kg.
$ 389
Complete Package


8" by 10"


~20 by 25 cm.

80 square inches of coverage per plate
5 lbs.

2.3 kg.
$ 390 per pair
10.0 lbs.

4.5 kg.

$ 439
Complete Package


Side Rifle Plate Pouches  - included with package prices above, but if bought separately:

6" by 8", 7" by 8", 8" by 10"

  • can be mounted on the INSIDE of cummerbunds for a more streamlined, even more secure rig

  • plus more MOLLE real estate left over on the outside of your cummerbund.
$ 55
per Pair

$49 per Pair
with Armor

Armorsmith - 6" by 6" Coyote

These pouches fit on the outside of MOLLE web stripping as do most side Rifle Plate pouches, but do NOT have the option of mounting on the INSIDE of cummerbunds like our special ProMAX Pouches

Overstock Special

$ 20
per Pair

In stock Colors Only

ProMAX Colors - popular colors stocked - call for current availability for each size:

Cordura® Nylon Color Choices for ProMAX Armor



Other patterns Special Order with minimum quantity

Solid Colors


Olive Drab


Other colors Special Order with minimum quantity

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