Ballistic Shields NIJ Level IIIA

The United Shield range of NIJ Level IIIA ballistic shields incorporates the latest materials, technology, lightweight design and a handle system that has been ergonomically refined over a number of years.
They provide tactical firearms teams with protection against ballistic and fragmentation threats. The shields are available in a standard range of sizes and protection levels, which are listed below with equivalent weights.

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Armour Solution

The shields have a standard ballistic protection of NIJ Level IIIA, but other protection levels are available on request.


The five standard sizes are detailed below:

Micra         450mm x 650mm (18" x 25.5")       2.8kg (6.2lb)
Small        550mm x 650mm (21.5" x 25.5")     3.3kg (7.3lb)
Medium     550mm x 1000mm (21.5" x 39")     6.0kg (13.2lb)
Large       600mm x 1300mm (23.5" x 51")      7.5kg (16.5lb)
Grande     600mm x 1750mm (23.5" x 69")     9.3kg (20.5lb)

Bespoke sizes are available to suit customers requirements.


The standard colour of the shields is black, but other colours are available.


Medium, large and grande sizes have different window size options. A set of lights can be fixed to the top of the shield. A carry bag can also be purchased for each shield size. Further options include rigid handles, cut out weapon rests and collapsible shields.

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