These stand-alone bulletproof plates do not require the need of bulletproof vest with ballistic layer to be used between the plate and the body. These plates can be used by themselves without any additional ballistic layer that found in soft armor products.
Instead of having two separate products, the bulletproof vest and armor plate in conjunction with (ICW), you just use this stand-alone hard armor plate by itself.
Most plate carriers do not have ballistic layer as aramid, and they only have special space for armor plates, in this case only stand-alone plates can be used. This plate not only stand-alone but it is also level IV plate, this way it provides highest ballistic protection rating to your plate carrier or any other body armor product that be used with this plate.
This stand-alone plate able to repel multiple rounds of ammunition from rifles with only weight of 3.5kg. This hard armor plates come with level IV ballistic rating and they are capable of withstanding a .30-06 armor piercing round.
This ceramic plate come with size of 25cm on 30cm (10 on 12 inch) and it is standard size for bulletproof vest and plate carrier, these level IV plates little heavier than level III plates but they provide higher protection level, this can make the different especially when you in the military and you need the best body armor that you can get.