Kent – Ballistic Shield

The United Shield Kent shield is one of the most popular products in the Company´s range of ballistic shields. It was designed in conjunction with officers from the Kent Police Tactical Firearms Unit in the United Kingdom, to satisfy a need for a shield which was light and versatile, while being strong and robust. The shield is ambidextrous, so that left and right handed operators can use the same shield quickly and without any need to change handle positions.

It is very adaptable when used in different tactical situations such as dynamic entry, hostage situations, domestic situations, routine patrol and casualty evacuation. The integrated weapon mount provides for single handed operation, allowing operators to deploy their weapon without exposing their arm. The shield has three vertical soft handles for ease of carrying and stowage.

Spec Sheet:

Kent Shield

Kent Shield LW III+

Like all of our Standard Shields, this shield is Special Threat Tested to the following threats;

9mm +P+, 127 grain Supreme Expansion Technology (SXT) projectiles.
.357SIG 115 grain Jacketed Hollow Point (JHP) projectiles.
.357 SIG 125 grain Gold Dot Hollow Point (GDHP) projectiles.
.40 cal., 95 grain Agulia projectiles.
9mm Fiocchi, 115 grain FMJ projectiles.
5.7x28mm 40-grain Hornady V-Max (Blue Tip) projectiles.
5.7x28mm 27grain SS195 Lead free Hollow Point (LFHP) projectiles
7.62×25-mm, 95grain TOKAREV FMJ projectiles.


Ballistic Performance

The shield is available in NIJ Level IIIA and III.

Dimensions and Weight

The standard size is  22‘‘ x 32‘‘


LW IIIA – 7.5 lbs

IIIA  –  9.9 lbs

LW III+  –  16 lbs

III – 23 lbs


The standard color is black, however other colors and finishes are available by special order.


The size of the shield can be tailored to special order to suit customers requirements.

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