This stand-alone 6x8inch side armor plate made for bulletproof vests and plate carriers to be used on their side in addition to the front and back plates, this alumina ceramic plate is stand-alone and it used without soft armor backing it up.
These level III side armor plates are meant to take hits from rifle round bullets as 5.56mm (M16) and 7.62mm (AK47) without additional ballistic layer of IIIA backing them up. These stand-alone side plates eliminate the need for a bulletproof vest as it can be used in any regular tactical vest or a plate carrier.
This side plates will add more weight to what you need to carry around but at under one kilogram, the choice of ceramic material has made sure that you carry as little weight burden as possible. An issue with most side plates is that they tend to sag after some level of usage, but our ceramic side plates due to its light weight and proper strapping technique will go a long way to make sure they can be used for long time.