HESCO’s 4800 series personal body armor plates are built for the express purpose of portability and maneuverability in just about every fast-paced combat environment. They offer improved protection and superior performance when compared to the vast majority of body protection plates around. Their premise is quite simple. They give you the best possible protection in even the most contested battle spaces. In fact, this series offers extensive protection along with a very high degree of maneuverability as well as freedom of movement.

SPECTRA: The Space Age Solution to All Personal Body Protection Issues

HESCO’s 4800 series body plates have a definitive edge in the body protection niche. What makes them truly unique is the fact that they are made from SPECTRA. This next-generation material represents the very best in cutting-edge body armor plate technology. 

This composite fabric was first developed by Honeywell’s engineers and is pound-for-pound 15 times stronger than its steel armored vehicle counterparts.

This material offers weight reduction by 40 percent without any corresponding decrease in flexibility and tensile strength. The end result ensures that the HESCO 4800 series is not only considerably lighter but also stronger than its alternatives. At the same time, these plates also offer unmatched protection in their specific class. 

These plates offer NIJ Level IV body protection. This means they provide excellent protection against some of the most dangerous and powerful military rifle cartridges around, such as the hard-hitting 7.62×51 NATO. In fact, they will also protect you against its parent cartridge, the venerable 30-06. 

All 4800 plates are compatible with BI 4101 NIJ as well as BI 4100 Level IV side protection plates. This lightweight yet super-strong combination will protect you against most ballistic threats to the chest, abdomen, and other upper areas of your body. SPECTRA’s weight-saving properties will enable you to wear a full combination of these plates simultaneously for extended service hours without causing fatigue. At the same time, you won’t have to worry about sacrificing your mobility. 

Key Features of this Series

  • Water-resistant 
  • Built from cutting-edge SPECTRA materials 
  • Extremely durable
  • Multi-curve design to ensure a more comfortable fit throughout your duty hours 
  • Available in various cuts according to both LEA as well as military requirements 
  • Precision quality control 
  • Lightweight and portable
  • Proudly made right here in the US!

All Hesco 4800 plates as well as the extended 800 series offer unmatched performance in a water-resistant and lightweight package. HESCO conducts a wide range of tests on all their products to ensure they are fit to serve in some of the deadliest conflict zones in the world. Indeed, it is for this very reason that the brave men and women of our armed forces rely on HESCO products to keep them safe. 

Rest assured, they will be your best companions whenever you have to face the unknown in any hostile environment. You can always rely on these plates to help you get back home—safe and sound!  


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