Tacprogear BLACK, Delray Beach, FL is offering the American-made Citadel™ Series of hard armor plates. These plates have been tested and certified to NIJ STD 0101.06 for the application of concealable body armor, external carriers, plate carriers and tactical body armor.
The NIJ Compliant Citadel™ Series is available in a multi-curve full-size (FS), SAPI/ESAPI (SE) and Shooter’s (SH) configurations in 8″x10″, 10″x12″ and the full range of SAPI sizes from XS through XL. Independently tested and certified single-curve plates are available in full-size side plates in 6″x6″, 6″x8″ and 7″x8″.
The Citadel™ 36 Series are Ultra-Lightweight hard body armor plates made from 100% polyethylene with a polyurea or 1000D Cordura protective cover. The Citadel™ 36 Series is one of the lightest weight NIJ compliant stand-alone level III plates on the market today.
The Citadel™ 32 Series are made from polyethylene and ceramic with a polyurea protective cover. The 32 series is a NIJ III Plus protection type plate with Special Threat Testing in accordance with an abbreviated and modified NIJ Standard 0101.06 and Tacprogear Testing Protocol.
The Citadel™ 30 Series are made from 100% polyethylene with a polyurea protective cover. The 30 series has also received Special Threat Testing and is NIJ III Plus tested.
All Tacprogear Citadel™ hard armor plates have been designed and manufactured to meet or exceed U.S. Military and National Institute of Justice performance standards. The Tacprogear advantage lies in their ability to develop products that provide protection against a wide array of threats with the need for reduced weight at the greatest value.