Level IV ICW is a rifle plate that is rated to stop 30-06 or armor piercing rounds as long as the plate is worn in conjunction with soft body armor typically worn by police officers. An ICW plate of any level will not perform as designed without soft armor being worn directly beneath the plate.
For this reason, many departments and individuals spend a fraction more for Stand Alone Rifle Plates to ensure maximum protection for the wearer. Taking this approach also gives the wearer an option should they be without their soft armor work vest.
Other ICW plates include Level III+ or Green Tip plates, Level III rifle plates and even a Combination Stand Alone/ICW Plate that stops AR 5.56 and AK 7.62x39 rounds without soft armor but if worn with soft armor provides Level III+. This combo plate weighs in at an amazing 1.39 lbs and is 10x12 inches and only 0.3 inches thick!
Making an armor decision doesn't have to be a grueling task. The staff at EOD Gear are former end-users and can act as your guide to ensure you're getting the best ICW Plate to meet your needs as well as your budget. Please feel free to call us at 877-363-2626 or click HERE.