SAPI Plate Level V BR5 STA GOST 

The SAPI Plate Level V BR5 STA GOST is a stand-alone plate.  For instance, its primary purpose is to absorb and disrupt the kinetic energy of a bullet impact and reduce the blunt trauma transferred to the wearer of the vest.

Therefore, SAPI Plate Level V BR5 STA GOST, can be worn without buying body armor. In other words, if you already have an empty vest you can just purchase this plate and insert it. The plates are a composition of Silicon Carbide. SAPI Plate Level V  of UHMW-PE plus Silicon Carbide  offers excellent impact resistance, low moisture absorption, and high tensile strength.   SAPI Plate Level V comes in several different grades which delineate the purposes that it is best suited for.  For instance, UHMW-PE+ Silicon Carbide Material plate is made by using the hardest man-made materials utilized in lots of fields. It is the third hardest chemical compound, ranking after diamond and cubic boron nitride (formula CBN). Silicon Carbide Material is a also known as “carborundum” is a hard chemical compound containing silicon and carbon. This strong material does not exist in nature, and could only be obtained from silicon and carbon in a furnace.


Note:  Residents from Connecticut cannot buy concealment body armor, tactical body armor, ballistic plates, ballistic shields, and ballistic helmets online. We cannot sell to residents of Connecticut online.


Canceled Orders  Any order canceled for any reason will be charged a 2.9% cancelation fee. Be sure of your item before you buy it or consult with support service.

Stand Alone Level V (5) Technical details:

      • Silicon carbide (BR5) plate
      • Manufactured with lightweight, durable, Kevlar fabric
      • Includes a fabric black cover waterproof cover made out of aramid woven fabric.
      • Protection level V (5).
This hard material is:
    • High Hardness: The most hardness of boron carbide is between 9 and 10. Such stiffness and strength help silicon carbide get the nickname “black diamond”.
    • Low Density: It has a low density of about 2.52 g/cm3 in the solidified form. Such lower density makes boron carbide a lighter choice for armor making.
    • Chemical Inertness:  Silicon carbide rarely reacts with other chemicals. Such chemical stability leads to plenty of applications for this substance.
    • Nuclear Ability: Silicon carbide has a high cross-section to capture neutrons. So the silicon carbide substance could serve as a neutron absorber and neutron detector in nuclear reactors.

Stand Alone:

This plate achieves NIJ Level V (5) protection and is a “Stand Alone” plate. For instance, these plates defeat ballistic threats using the plate only. Therefore, this plate doesn’t need to go with a Level IIIA, as the plate will stop all the ballistic energy and fragments. For instance, tactical operators and counter-terror units are usually using these plates specifically where the ammunition threat is unknown, or if the wearing of a vest is too cumbersome.

Ballistic levels:

Bulletproof vests trap and slow bullets down as they attempt to pass through the vest. For example, bulletproof Vests come in two different types; hard and soft. The ‘soft’ armors protect against most handgun and small arms ammunition, whereas ‘hard’ armors stop high caliber and armor-piercing rounds. Dimensions:
    • Size: 25X30CM SC ± 5. = 10X12 inch
    • Weight: 2.8 KG = 6 pounds and 17 ounces

National Institute of Justice Standards Levels of Protection