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Spartan™ Omega™ AR500 Body Armor


Who are we?


Spartan Armor Systems is a ballistic body armor manufacturer and tactical gear supplier that works with a wide variety of clientele in the United States. We work with law enforcement, military personnel, first responders and civilians to provide quality threat protection at an affordable price. We proudly manufacture all of our Spartan™ Omega™ AR500 Body Armor, AR550 and Armaply™ AR650 steel core body armor in the United States.


What is AR500 steel and why is it used?


AR500 is a tempered steel that is commonly used in situations to prevent or reduce damage from severe impacts and abrasions. The "AR" in the name stands for "Abrasion Resistant," and the 500 refers to the Brinell Hardness. This is a scale that characterizes the indentation hardness of materials using a scan of penetration.


It is one of several definitions of hardness used in materials science. The higher the Brinell rating, the harder and more resistant the steel. AR500 is a material that has been used by the military, armored car companies, and several body armor manufacturers and retailers such as ourselves.


What kind of impacts can Spartan™ Omega™ AR500 Body Armor plates withstand?


Our AR500 targets and plates can withstand impacts from weapon fire traveling at 3200 FPS or less from 100 yards. Our Spartan™ Omega™ AR500 Body Armor are rated to withstand any pistol round as well as up to six 7.62 x 51 NATO or M80 BALL rifle rounds from a distance of 50 feet which meets NIJ 0101.06 specifications as level III body armor. If you're looking for even more threat protection then take a look at our AR550 body armor plates which are level III+ or our lab certified level IV ceramic body armor.


If you're looking for quality Spartan™ Omega™ AR500 Body Armor, AR550 or Armaply™ AR650 steel core body armor plates at a good price, then our products are the ones to choose. We offer tactical gear such as plate carriers and Individual First Aid Kits (IFAK) at affordable prices without compromising quality. If you're looking for the best safety solutions and body armor for sale, you should look no further than Spartan Armor Systems.

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