SSI-Guardian 4S16

Overview

Guardian Hard Armor Plates™ are designed and manufactured in the USA according to strict quality guidelines using state of the art manufacturing equipment and processes. Built to exceed military and law enforcement standards the Guardian Plate is superior to many products on the market today. When it comes to weight, performance, and cost there is no comparison. Guardian plates are designed to withstand ballistic and shrapnel threats of all types based on level of protection. Hard Armor plates can be used in a variety of carriers including soft armor vests, plate carriers, and various EOD type suits. Guardian plates are versatile and help to improve chances of rifle protection when worn by operators from military, law enforcement, and other security personnel.

 

Design

The Guardian 4S16™ is our next generation of NIJ 0101.06 independently tested products and is designed to defeat Level IV threats from armor piercing rounds. The 4S16 is a ceramic based hard armor plate with proprietary advanced ballistic matrix material components.

 

Ballistic Protection

• Protection Level: Level IV Stand Alone NIJ 0101.06
• ABMM: Advanced Ballistic Matrix Materials
• Top Secret Impact technology
• Threat Compliant: .30-06 Springfield M2 armor-piercing (AP) bullets
at a velocity of 878 m/s ± 9.1 m/s (2880 ft/s ± 30 ft/s)

 

Design

• Exterior Cover: 1000D Cordura®, Textured Nylon
• Shape & Cut: Single Curve, Multi Curve, Full Cut, Shooter Cut,
and SAPI
• Multi-curve shape is sold as independently tested according to
NIJ 0101.06 standard
• Thinness: 0.85”

 

Size Chart

All sizes are measured in inches and weights vary depending on cut. Please note: HighCom 10” x 12” shooters cut and multi curve shooters cut plates are considered nominal and the actual measurement is 9.5” x 11.5”.

Size Shape Cut Weight (lbs/kg)
5 x 7 Single Curve Full Cut 2.2 / 1.0
5 x 8 Single Curve Full Cut 2.6 / 1.2
6 x 6 Single Curve Full Cut 2.1 / 1.0
6 x 8 Single Curve Full Cut 3.0 / 1.4
8 x 10 Single Curve Full Cut 5.0 / 2.3
8 x 10 Single Curve Shooters Cut 4.8 / 2.2
10 x 12 Single Curve Full Cut 7.4 / 3.3
10 x 12 Single Curve Shooters Cut 6.2 / 2.8
10 x 12 Multi Curve Shooter Cut 6.2 / 2.8
7¼ x 11½ Multi Curve SAPI (XS) 5.2 / 2.0
8¾ x 11¾ Multi Curve SAPI (S) 6.5 / 2.9
9½ x 12½ Multi Curve SAPI (M) 7.5 / 3.4
10 x 13¼ Multi Curve SAPI (L) 8.6 / 3.9
11 x 14 Multi Curve SAPI (XL) 9.9 / 4.5
Warranty
5 years on all ballistic material excluding exterior cover
1 year on exterior cover material and workmanship