SSI-Guardian 4SAS-15


The Guardian Level IV hard armor plate provides multi‐hit protection against armor piercing rifle threats and shrapnel to improve the performance of tactical ballistic vests
and EOD search suits. It is manufactured using our Advanced Ballistic Matrix Materials and processing system. The plate has an ergonomic shooter’s cut design that allows for better positioning of a firearm against the shoulder and increased mobility while maintaining protective coverage over the vital organs. The Guardian utilizes our newest tooling and advanced material and process technology to provide a robust ceramic composite armor solution which meets and exceeds the new NIJ 0101.06 requirements for ballistic threats, durability and harsh conditioning.

Design and Construction

  • Armor Materials: ABMM (Advanced Ballistic Matrix Materials)
  • Finish: Cordura, Nexus Plus
  • Shape: Single Curve, Rectangular, Chamfer Corners or Shooters Cut

Dimensions & Weights

“Shooter’s Cut” 9.5” x 11.5” (24.8 x 29.2 cm) ‐ 7.5 lbs. ± 0.15 lbs.

Other Sizes Available Upon Request
6” x 6” (15.2 x 15.2 cm), 2.8 lbs. ± 0.09 lbs.
8” x 10” (20.3 x 25.4 cm) ‐ 6.1 lbs. ± 0.11 lbs.
10” x 12” (25.4 x 30.5 cm) ‐ 8.7 lbs. ± 0.15 lbs.)

Ballistic Performance

The plate is certified as NIJ 0101.06 Level IV Stand Alone
Tested in accordance with NIJ‐STD 0101.06
Protection against .30 cal APM2 at 2880 fps.
Multi‐hit m80 ball and 7.62 X 39, MSC, 123 gr. Ammunion


5 years on ballistic material