LW Ballistic Shields – NIJ Level IIIA

The United Shield newest technology offers our new LW IIIA range of  ballistic shields incorporates the latest materials, technology, lightweight design and a handle system that has been ergonomically refined over a number of years, to provide industry leading weight.  They provide tactical firearms teams with protection against ballistic and fragmentation threats. The shields are available in a standard range of sizes and protection levels, which are listed below with equivalent weights.

Spec Sheet: Standard LW IIIA

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.
.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.


Armor Solution

The shields have a lightweight ballistic protection of NIJ Level IIIA, but other protection levels are available on request.


The standard sizes are detailed below:

20” x 34” – 10.8 lbs

24” x 36” – 13.8 lbs

22” x 40” – 13.9 lbs

ERT 24” x 36” – 12.5 lbs

HMLP – 10.1 lbs.

Custom sizes are available to suit customers requirements.


The standard color of the shields is black, but other colors are available.


Medium, large and grande sizes have different window size options.

LED lights can be fixed to the top or center of the shield.

A carry bag can also be purchased for each shield size.

Further options include rigid handles, cut out weapon rests and collapsible shields.

All Handle options available.