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  • Spartan armor systems swimmers cut body armor and spartan plate carrier package
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Spartan™ Omega™ AR500 Body Armor and Spartan Swimmers Cut Plate Carrier Entry Level Package

The "Spartan" Swimmers Cut Plate Carrier is adjustable from Medium to XL When purchasing this package you will receive: (1) "Spartan" Swimmers Cut Plate Carrier in BLACK, TAN, OD GREEN, and WOLF GRAY (2) Spartan™ Omega™ AR500 Body Armor 10x12 Swimmers Cut Body Armor Chest/Back Plates, Single Curve, Base Coat (2) Spartan™ Omega™ AR500 Body Armor 6x6 Body Armor Side Plates, Curved, Base Coat



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Product Overview

The Spartan Armor Systems® "Spartan" Swimmers Cut Plate Carrier is designed for use with our Swimmers Cut steel core armor: Spartan™ Omega™ AR500 and AR550. This minimalist “Spartan” carrier is designed for those seeking speed, agility, and ultimate maneuverability in their carrier. The Swimmers Cut Plate Carrier is adjustable from a Medium size to XL and can accommodate 6”x6” side plates in the cummerbund, should you desire to run it with enhanced side protection. Intended for highly active environments that require the wearer to remain nimble, this carrier is constructed of extremely durable 860 Denier poly construction, fits 10”x12” swimmers cut plates which provide coverage where you need it most, but reduces weight and allows for enhanced mobility by eliminating a small amount of plating from the shoulder regions. Don’t let the paired down design fool you though, this versatile and effective carrier affords a good degree of customization with PALS webbing on the front and back sides for the attachment of molle accessories and pouches, and velcro on front and back for patch placement and identifiers. If you’re looking for a versatile plate carrier that allows for a greater range of motion and mobility that won’t break the bank, the Spartan Swimmers Cut Plate Carrier is for you.


Spartan Armor Systems®Spartan” Swimmers Cut Plate Carrier Specs:

  • Lightweight Plate Carrier That Accepts Side Plates
  • Designed For Spartan Armor Systems® 10" X 12" Swimmers Cut Steel Core Plates
  • Adjustable From Medium To XL
  • PALS Webbing On Front And Back For Versatility
  • Velcro On Front And Back For Patch Placement
  • Cummerbund Is Designed To Hold 6" X 6" Side Plates Comfortably
  • Shoulder Pads Included
  • 860 Denier Poly Construction
  • Reinforced Drag Handle

NOTE: This carrier is designed to fit swimmers cut plates manufactured by Spartan Armor Systems®. We can not guarantee a fit with plates made by other manufacturers.




Product Overview

Sleek, lightweight, and ready to move, the Swimmers Cut Spartan™ Omega™ AR500 Body Armor affords operators with increased mobility, a decrease in overall weight. The “Swimmers Cut” gets its name from the improved range of motion in the shoulders due to the angle of cut in the top corners of the plate. This allows for a lighter and less obstructive body armor plate while still providing coverage for vital organs. Swimmers Cut Spartan™ Omega™ AR500 Body Armor is constructed from lab certified AR500 ballistic grade steel, (¼” thickness) and these body armor plates provide the operator with Level III protection in accordance with NIJ0101.06 standards. For added peace of mind, every plate of armor sold by Spartan Armor Systems® is serialized allowing it to be easily tracked back to the original plate of steel it was cut from should there be any question as to its ballistic properties. When the environment dictates speed and mobility as primary and critical factors, the Spartan omega AR500 Body Armor Swimmers Cut Plates are an excellent choice.


Laser Cut to Protect Ballistic Integrity

All steel core body armor is cut and shaped after the ballistic properties have been formulated within the steel. While other steel body armor manufacturers commonly use plasma torch cutting that applies excessive heat (25,000 ˚C / 45,000 ˚F) to a wide portion of the steel plate, Spartan Armor Systems® only utilizes laser cutting in order to protect the ballistic integrity of each steel core body armor plate we manufacture. Plasma cutting also requires grinding to clean up the edges after the fact, resulting in increased heat and possible fatigue.At Spartan Armor Systems®, we maintain the highest production integrity and quality standards every step of the way for our customers because we know what is at stake. 


Additional Protection: Full Coat or Base Coat Options

We strongly recommend choosing our full coat option when you buy steel core body armor. Our proprietary plate coating, Encapsaloc™, is a potentially life-saving feature that captures spalling as a result of ballistic impacts on the strike face of the steel core armor plate. Do not settle for steel armor that is merely coated with generic truck bed liner spray coatings that have not been tested for ballistic efficacy. The strike face of our Spartan Armor Systems® Spartan™ Omega™ AR500 Body Armor plates proudly bears the mark of our Spartan logo. 


IMPORTANT NOTE: The base coat option only provides protection against corrosion and offers little to no fragmentation/spall mitigation.


Exceptional Comfort & Engineering

You have the choice of getting our AR500 Body Armor formed on a continual radius die (single curve) or with our proprietary and patented Advanced Triple Curve™ (ATC) formation. It is important to note that our single curve plate is the equivalent of what our competitors deem “multi-curve” and our ATC design is a true multi-curve plate with unique curvature at the top, bottom, and sides of the plate. At Spartan Armor Systems® we have machined custom tooling to craft our plates with a sleek curvature that conforms and wraps to your torso for enhanced ergonomics. Spartan Armor Systems®™ is proud to be the FIRST in the industry to commercially offer the triple-curved AR550 Body Armor. Spartan Armor Systems®’ ATC body armor allows the operator to shoulder their weapon with the most freedom and limited discomfort. The ATC design provides a snug, comfortable fit and “hugs” the operator’s body, resulting in a significant increase in comfort and operational maneuverability. Our custom-configured CNC equipment and advanced understanding of what makes Steel Core Armor most effective has allowed us to create dies that form our body armor without any “crease” bends. Crease-bends, “work hardens” the plate, which causes a significant amount of stress to the portion of the plate being placed under load during the manufacturing process. We HIGHLY suggest when doing your research, that you ask any manufacturer under consideration if they crease bend their body armor. This process results in increased potential for plate fatigue and failure, which is why Spartan Armor Systems®™ has gone the extra mile to create this unique die process. 

Chest Plate Weight (per plate): 

  • 10x12 Plate: Base Coat 7lbs 7oz. Full Coat 8lbs 1oz.

Side Plate Weight (per plate): 

  • 6×6 approximately 2lbs 1oz (base coat) or 2lbs 15oz (full coat)
  • 6×8 approximately 3lbs 10oz (base coat) or 3lbs 14oz (full coat)


 Spartan™ Omega™ AR500 Body Armor Specs: 

  • Made in U.S.A.
  • Meets NIJ 0101.06 Level III Specifications
  • Available in Single Curve (commonly Called "MultiCurve" by other manufacturers) or Advanced Triple Curve™ 
  • Full Coat Option Provides Fragmentation/Spall Mitigation, Base Coat Provides Corrosion Protection Only


See A Comparison of Our Full Line of Body Armor:

 Spartan Armor Systems Body Armor Guide - AR500, AR550, AR650, Ceramic Composite


Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) - US Export Regulations:


Level III and IV rifle rated body armor (Rifle Plates) fall under jurisdiction of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and are subject to the export control laws of the US Government. Export or re-transfer of Rifle Plates by any means to any foreign end user or for any other end use, whether in the US or abroad without written approval of the US Department of Commerce or Department of State is prohibited.


The sale, transfer, transportation, or shipment outside of the US of any product prohibited or restricted for export without complying with US export control laws and regulations, including proper export licensing, documentation or authorization, is strictly prohibited and may result in civil penalties and/or constitute a federal crime. Spartan Armor Systems, TK Armor Systems, LLC will not engage in any transaction that requires the illegal export of any products and will not assist directly or indirectly with the illegal export or re-export of any products.


*******All products available on this category are sold under and branded under Spartan Armor Systems ™ The Target Man’s /Spartan Armor Systems Spartan™ Omega™ AR500 Body Armor Armor products are manufactured from genuine, lab-certified AR500 ballistic grade steel. None of the products available on this website are sourced from, sponsored or approved by, affiliated with or in any way connected with Armored Republic, LLC.


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