Lightweight Level III+ Shield
The United Shield Level III+ lightweight ballistic shield is a mobile high protection shield which provides multi-strike protection from standard Level III rounds (7.62×51 Nato Ball) as well as the 7.62×39 123gr MSC AK47 and Multiple 5.56×45 rounds (55gr M193 and 62gr LE223T3 Federal Bonded). The shield is curved and is constructed using a proprietary UHWMPE to achieve industry leading weight. These new lightweight shields are offered in several different shapes and sizes to fit the end users needs. Standard lightweight Level III+ shields come standard without viewport, but viewports are available.
Addition of an LED light is also available.
Spec Sheet: LW level III+ Standard Shields
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
16″ x 30″ 11.67lbs. 19.25lbs
18″ x 30″ 13.37lbs. 20.85lbs
20″ x 34″ 16.32lbs. 23.90lbs.
24″ x 36″ 19.76lbs. 27.34lbs.
24″ x 48″ 24.02lbs. 31.58bs.
21″ x 31″ – RRS 15.43lbs. NA
24″ x 36″ – RRS 19.82lbs. 27.40lbs.
**weight with Horizontal handle other than RRS
The shield is finished in black ballistic nylon with a hard wearing rubber edge protector trim. Horizontal 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.