ERT – Lightweight Level III+

The United Shield Lightweight Level III+ ERT ballistic shield is a mobile high protection shield which provides multi strike protection (5 strikes) from 7.62 x 39 Ball (Mild Steel Core). This shield is water jet cut curved with an ambidextrous tri grip handle. While the NIJ Level III rating is only tested to 7.62 x 51 NATO Ball (M80), United Shield International have built this shield to stop the additional round 7.62×39 MSC AK47, 5.56 x 45 55gr m193 and 5.56 x 45 62gr Federal Bonded. We designate this as a Level III+, as we meet the standard NIJ III and have added protection for an additional threat.

Standard 3” x 9” viewport included

Spec Sheet :ERT Shield LW Level III+


Levels of Protection

The shield is constructed from 100% UHMWPE and is rated to NIJ Level III+. This unofficial level covers the traditional NIJ Level III performance for 6 strikes of 7.62 x 51mm NATO Ball (US designation M80 Ball) and also the widely recognized threat from AK47 MSC 7.62 x 39mm round, 5.56 x 45 55gr M193 and 5.56 x 45 62gr Federal Bonded (LE223T3).

Dimensions and Weights**

The Shield is available in 3 sizes;

Size                             Without Viewport           With Viewport

24″ x 30″                         15.8lbs.                              23.5lbs

24″ x 36″                         19.5lbs.                             27.2lbs

The shield is finished in black ballistic nylon with a hard wearing rubber edge protector trim.  ERT Trigrip handle is standard, but all handles are available on this shield.  Custom sizes also available upon request.


Accessories including different handle configurations, lighting systems, shield bags, gun ports, extendable legs are available.

Color and Finishes

The standard color is black cloth covered, camouflage etc may be requested.

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