The Viper Modular Operator Plate Carrier with Lightweight multicurve Level 3+ is designed with heavy webbing on all sides for any MOLLE compatible gear and accessories. The MOPC also features an internal cummberbund and padded shoulders support and comfort. This is our most popular plate carrier. Selected Armor comes in a set (front and back).
- Fits M-XL
- Accomodates 10×12 to Large ESAPI plates (10.25×13.25) front and back
- Accepts 6×6″ or 6×8″ side plates with built-in pockets
- Emergency drag handle
- Release buckles on shoulders and waist strap
- Can be worn with or without cummberbund
- Water Resistant
- 1000D Polyester (Solid colors) -Fabric is foreign
- 1000D Nylon (Camo colors) -Fabric is made in USA and is licensed
- Shoulder pads have loops for equipment and/or hydration tube
- Sewn in China by Condor
- NTOA Recommended
THREAT LEVEL: Level III+ WEIGHT/THICKNESS: 4.7lbs./ <1 Inch
SIZES: 10 inches x 12 inches Multi Curve
COMPOSITE: PE and Kevlar Backing with DI-NOC carbon fiber cover
THREATS: 6 shots from 7.62 x 51 M80 Nato Ball, 5.56 ball
Projectile, 7.62 x 39 PS 1941 Ball (Mild steel core), 7.62 x 39 lead (ball) core projectile, M855 Green Tip
|Threat Caliber||Bullet||Velocity FPS||Rifle|
|.308 FMJ (7.62x51mm)||149gr M80||~2,750||M-14, AR-10, SCAR-17|
|.223 (5.56x45mm)||62gr M855 (Green Tip)||~3,030||M-16/ AR-15|
|.223 (5.56x45mm)||55gr M-193||~3,200||M-16/ AR-15|
|7.62 x 39mm||Mild Steel Core||~2,430||AK-47/SKS|
Features & Benefits
• Hard armor rifle plates tested to meet NIJ 0101.04/05 Standards.
• High performance composite designs for reliable performance and comfort.
• Durable DI-NOC finish for protection against environmental wear and tear.
• Available in 10”x12”
• Improved range of motion with shooter’s cut style.
• 5-year ballistic material warranty/ 18-month workmanship.
Plates are interchangable front and back.
Choose Level IIIa, Level III, or Level IV (all plates come in sets)
Level IIIa Stops: .44 Magnum, 9mm FMJ, 7.62×25, 5.7×28, .50AE and other specialty pistol rounds and provide up to 40% blunt trauma reduction when worn in conjunction with a rifle plate. Knife resistant to both stabs and slices. Besides being light (under 1 lbs), these inserts are soft and comfortable and just over 1/4″ thick. They are made of Kevlar KM2 and Goldflex II for really good stopping power for fragments and point blank shots and are thinner and lighter than standard Kevlar.
Level III Stops: 5.56 (M855, M193); 7.62×39 (Ball), 7.62x54R (LPS), 7.62×51 (Ball); 30-06 (JHP, FMJ); .357 mag; .45 cal; 50 cal Beowulf; 9mm; 12 Gauge Shotgun slugs, and more. All of these rounds were fired from semi-auto AR-15s, AK-47s, MAK-90s, bolt action Rifles, Glocks, Revolvers, and pump shotguns. This is a level III+ plate as tested by HP White, a certified NIJ Laboratory.Complies with MIL-46100 Rev E. for class 1 armor and passed the test against a 30 Caliber Armor Piercing bullet at 2426 fps as tested at the US Army Aberdeen Test Center. Weight for 10×12 single curve with 1/4″ polyurea anti-frag coating is 9lbs.
Level III+ Lightweight Stops: 5.56 (M855, M193); 7.62×39 (Ball), 7.62×51 (Ball); .357 mag; .45 cal; and common handgun rounds as well as shotgun slugs and buckshot. This is a level III+ plate as tested by Chesapeake Testing Laboratory. Complies with NIJ-STD-0101.06. Laboratory tested to stop the M855 and the M80. Weight is approximately 4.5 pounds. This is a Multicurve plate similar to ESAPI, but slightly different in dimensions (10×12″).
Level IV Stops: Everything Level III stops PLUS Armor Piercing, including: 5.56 (M193, M855, SS109); 7.62×39 (Ball,Steel Core/Armor Piercing Incendary (API)), 7.62×51 (Ball), 7.62x54R (L/LPS/B-32 (API)), 7.62 x 63 (JSP/AP M2) plus all pistol rounds and lesser rifle rounds. All fired from M-1, SVD Dragunov, FN FAL, AK-47, AR-15. 10×12 single curve = 7.72lbs.
This plate is multi-hit rated up to 20 hits against an AR-15 M855. This plate is NIJ Certified and we are listed on the NIJ Compliant Armor list. https://www.nij.gov/topics/technology/body-armor/Pages/compliant-ballistic-armor.aspx
Side plates are available in Level III and Level IV. Level III = 3lbs; Level IV = 2.3lbs