What are swimmers cut body armor plates and who are they for? This video answers that question as well as the benefits of swimmers cut body armor plates. Spartan Armor Systems® Swimmers cut plates weight about 1lb less per plate than our shooters cut plates while still providing coverage for vital organs. The reduced material in the top and bottom corners of the plate allow for greater range of motion in the shoulders and when bending at the waist. As with our shooters cut plates, you have the option of swimmers cut body armor made from AR500 steel (level III) or AR550 steel (level III+) depending on what level of protection or weight you're looking for. We offer the Spartan Shooters Cut and Sentinel Swimmers cut plate carriers that are designed to accept our swimmers cut plates. Swimmers cut plates are a great choice fo anyone looking to run a lighter kit, or for men and women with smaller frames. Our swimmers cut plates are often used by athletes training for events such as The Tactical Games or Crossfit.
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