AR500 Armor

AR500 Armor Valkyrie™ Plate Carrier

Sale price Price $280.99 Regular price $440.00 Unit price  per 

AR500 Armor Valkyrie™ Plate Carrier


*Manufacturer's Estimated Lead Time: 3 - 5 weeks!

The Valkyrie™ Plate Carrier was designed to be a 100% Berry compliant plate carrier that provides the same quality as upper-tier plate carriers at a more modest price. A military-grade carrier, complete with a fully adjustable cummerbund for the ideal fit: For easier transportation of the mission, it also comes with a collapsible carry handle, as well as large Velcro ID panels for attaching identification and carrier customization.

For military personnel, police officers, or even just civilians looking for an affordable military-grade carrier, the Valkyrie boasts the features of a top-of-the-line carrier while still keeping a competitive price: Among these features are its dual admin pouches (compatible with our Kangaroo magazine pouch insert), a fully adjustable cummerbund for a tight fit, and generously sized Velcro ID panels. 

It also features a collapsible carry handle at the front for an easier time transporting the carrier when not in use. When wearing the carrier, this handle can be moved out of the way with no trouble.

The Valkyrie is compatible with all 10”x12” trapezoidal steel, ceramic or polyethylene body armor, and features everything you’d expect in a top-of-the-line carrier. This plate carrier features everything you need especially in tactical situations. From its dual admin pouches compatible with AR500 Kangaroo magazine pouch insert, fully adjustable cummerbund and generously sized Velcro ID panels, the Valkyrie brings together the ideal balance of quality components and craftsmanship, ergonomics, and comfort.

Body Armor Level Chart:

Product Specifications:

VALKYRIE PLATE CARRIER
  • Material: 500D Nylon
  • Supported Plate Size: 10”x12”
  • Size: For body types M to XXL
  • Weight: 2.2 lbs.
  • Features: Collapsible carry handle, large Velcro ID panels
  • Manufactured: Vietnam (AR500 Armor) & Berry Compliant

    ARMOR UPGRADES:

    AR500 ARMOR® HERITAGE PLATE
    • Material: AR500 steel alloy blend, with FragLock™ Coating
    • Protection: 7.62 mm FMJ, steel-jacketed bullets (U.S. Military designation M80) with a specified mass of 9.6 g (147gr) and a velocity of 2780 ft/s (+/- 30 ft/s).
    • Capability: Edge-to-edge multi-hit protection 
    • Dimensions:
      • Weight: 8.5 lbs. (per plate)
      • Thickness: 0.18" thick
    • Shelf life: 20 years
    • Compatibility: Testudo, Veritas, Valkyrie, & Invictus Carriers
    • Manufactured: United States
    A1 BODY ARMOR
    • Material: Ballistic steel and alloy blend of 650 hardness on the Brinell scale, with FragLock™ Coating
    • Protection: 5.56x45 M193, 5.56x45 M855/SS109 at 3,100 FPS (+/- 30FPS), 7.62x51 M80 Ball (i.e., .308) at 3,000 FPS (+/- 30FPS), and DEA Certified
    • Capability: Edge-to-edge multi-hit protection 
    • Dimensions:
      • Weight: 8 lbs. (per plate)
      • Thickness: 0.31"
    • Shelf life: 20 years
    • Compatibility: Testudo, Veritas, Valkyrie, & Invictus Carriers
    • Manufactured: United States
    A2 BODY ARMOR
    • Material: Ballistic steel alloy blend of 650 hardness on the Brinell scale, with FragLock™ Coating
    • Protection: 5.56x45 M193, 5.56x45 M855/SS109 at 3,000 FPS (+/- 30FPS) and 7.62x39(ie AK-47), 7.62x51 M80 NATO Ball (i.e., .308) at 2,850 FPS. Not rated for AP rounds.
    • Capability: Edge-to-edge multi-hit protection 
    • Dimensions:
      • Weight: 6.5 lbs. (per plate)
    • Shelf life: 20 years
    • Compatibility: Testudo, Veritas, Valkyrie, & Invictus Carriers
    • Manufactured: United States