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RTS Tactical LWR5 Level III+ Rifle Special Threats Inserts - 8X10

RTS Tactical LWR5 Level III+ Rifle Special Threats Inserts - 8X10

Regular price $199.99 USD
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Welcome to our in-house proudly manufactured USA Made Lightweight Rifle Special Threats Armor, designed to be your first line of defense. These 8X10 plates are specifically engineered to stop SS109 and Mild Steel Core AK47 rounds, meeting the rigorous standards set by the DEA armor protocol.

The RTS Tactical Lightweight Rifle Special Threats Steel Core Inserts come in at an overachieving 5mm thickness, striking a remarkable balance between protection and comfort, and Weight.

Rigorously tested beyond the velocities guided by the NIJ Standards, these Lightweight Rifle Special Threat plates guarantee nothing but the best armor for our Law Enforcement, First Responders, with boots on the ground. RTS Tactical Body Armor has earned its place as a leader in Armor and Ballistic protection, setting the standard for excellence. Enabling Operators to Be Fearless.


Level III+ Rifle Special Threat ensures defense against specialized threats, setting a new standard for Ballistic Shield Protection.

Defends against: 5.56x45mm 62 gr. M855 (Green Tip) Russian 7.62x39mm 123 gr. MSC (M43) 7.62×51mm NATO M80 FMJ calibers.



  • 8" x 10"  


  • 5 mm


  • 4.3 lbs. per plate


Guardian for 10 Years Strong Shelf Life 

The RTS Tactical Lightweight Level III+ Rifle Special Threats Inserts lasts 10 years. If duty strikes and it takes a hit, we replace it free of charge.

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  • Unrivaled Multi-Hit Capability

    RTS Tactical Steel Armor outperforms ceramic or polyethylene alternatives, withstanding a relentless barrage of high-velocity rounds without shattering.

  • Ultimate Durability

    Steel armor sets the gold standard for toughness. Drop it, beat it up – our steel plates maintain their ballistic integrity through it all.

  • Full Surface Protection

    Unlike ceramic or polyethylene, our steel armor provides complete surface defense, crafted from a solid AR600 steel slab.

  • Encapsulating Coating

    The RTS Tactical AR600 Armor boasts an exceptionally robust polyurea coating. It ensures minimal fragmentation escape and guards the armor against moisture, rain, and other environmental challenges.


At RTS Tactical, we engineered the Lightweight Rifle Special Threats Steel Core Armor in the 8x10 size to give you the edge you deserve. Designed for the modern warrior, whether you're in law enforcement or a first responder, these plates provide unmatched protection without hindering your mobility. Our goal is to provide you with the armor that lets you face danger head-on and be fearless in every mission.



We’ve worked with over 1,000 satisfied law enforcement departments, and growing.

Sumter County Sheriff's Office

‘’Thank you to RTS Tactical for the quality and functionality of their recent shield purchase, citing confidence and efficiency for officers.” They plan to turn to RTS Tactical for future needs, expressing gratitude for the invaluable impact on their team

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office

‘’RTS Tactical delivers top-notch service and supplies over 40 Medium-Level III+ Special Threat Mini Shields.” The Police Chief endorses RTS Tactical, emphasizing their commitment to officer safety and recommending them for reliable and effective equipment.

Seagoville Police Department

‘’We recently invested in RTS Tactical's Ballistic Shields, impressed by their quality and professional service. The enhanced safety and confidence these shields provide make a crucial difference for our officers in high-stress situations. We highly recommend RTS Tactical for Tactical Gear and Ballistic Products’’.

Chattanooga Police Department

Chattanooga PD's Lt. Rusty Morrison praises RTS Tactical's Level lll+ Rifle Shields for operational satisfaction, resilience, and ideal weight, balance, and maneuverability. “The seamless integration of 70 shields highlights their compatibility with evolving policing needs, backed by RTS Tactical's responsive support”.


What is the AR600 Level III+ Special Threat Insert designed to protect against?

Our AR600 Level III+ Inserts are designed to defend against a range of threats, including armor-piercing rounds and special threats specified in the DEA armor protocol. These plates provide a high level of protection against various threats you might encounter.

Are these inserts made in the USA?

Yes, we proudly manufacture these inserts in-house in the USA. We believe in providing our customers with the highest quality American-made products.

What makes steel armor a good choice compared to other materials like ceramic or polyethylene?

Steel armor, like our AR600 Level III+ plates, offers exceptional durability. It can withstand impacts, drops, and beatings without losing its ballistic integrity. Unlike ceramic or polyethylene, steel armor provides full surface protection as it's constructed from a solid piece of AR600 steel.

What kind of coating do these inserts have?

These inserts feature an extremely durable polyurea coating that helps minimize fragmentation escaping the outer layer. This coating also protects the armor from water and moisture, ensuring long-lasting performance.

Can these plates be dropped or beaten up without losing their ballistic integrity?

Yes, steel armor, such as our AR600 Level III+ inserts, is known for its durability. These plates can withstand rough handling, drops, and impacts without compromising their ballistic protection.

Do you offer free shipping for these inserts?

Yes, we offer free shipping for the RTS AR600 Level III+ Special Threat Inserts.

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