Life Saver Hard Armor

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Defend-X® Hard Armor

The Defend-X® Life Saver Hard Armor is the ultimate form of personal ballistic protection available today.

Defend-X® Life Saver Hard Armor is designed to fit most standard carrier harnesses (or vests). Available in Level IIIa, III & IV protection.

Proven Performance

Defend-X® Life Saver Hard Armor Plates are designed to defeat multiple rounds within the trauma plate matrix.

DefensTech International Inc. currently has seven National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Certifications for Level III & IV stand-alone armor plates.


  • GCC / NIJ Level IV
  • Independently tested at 2 separate NIJ Labs, defeated:
    3 x 7.62×39 API MZ
    3 x 7.62×51 M80 FMJ Nato Ball
    3 x 7.62×39 FMJ
  • Multi-Hit Stand-Alone
  • Waterproof / Neutrally Buoyant
  • Designed to fit most tactical carriers


Drop-In Rifle Plates

Hard Armor Protection in a Small Package

The Defend-X® Concealed Armor Drop-In Rifle Plate is NIJ Certified Level III and designed to fit most standard concealed soft armor vest pockets.


  • Level III+ Multi-Hit Stand Alone Protection
  • Non-Ceramic
  • 4” x 7”x 5/8”
  • Approx. 2.5 Pounds
  • Designed to wear in conjunction with standard duty concealed body armor.


Tactical Carriers/Vests

Defend-X® ATV Level IIIA Advanced Tactical Vest

  • Accommodates 10”x 12” Hard Armor Plates
  • PALS webbing for mounting Modular pouches
  • 9” x 7” Side Plate Pouches included
  • NIJ Certified Level IIIA Soft armor
  • Ultra comfortable cummerbund system
  • Available in a non-Ballistic plate carrier