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Armor & Ballistic Steel Plate - MIL-A-12560

This specification covers armor plate that has been approved by the Material Technology Laboratory, Department of the Army.

MIL-A-12560 Armor Steel Plate is designed for both good ballistic resistance as well as defending against IED. Thickness ranging from .1875” through 3” inclusive are used in combat-vehicles and .250” through 12” inclusive are for use in proof acceptance testing of armor defeating ammunition.


Alloy Specifications
Alloy Grade Armor
Armor Plate Steel
Ballistic Resistance Steel Plate
Military Steel Armor Plate

Grades includes four Classes:

  • Class 1 - For resistance to penetration
  • Class 2 - For resistance to shock
  • Class 3 - For evaluation only. Not used on vehicles
  • Class 4 - For maximum resistance to penetration


Class 1, 2 and 3 in thickness as noted below:

Class 1 - 0.25" - 6"
Class 2 - 0.25" - 1.25"
Class 3 - 2" - 6

Compliance: Metals distributed by and thru MasterSource Company Inc. are in compliance with Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act pertaining to conflict minerals.


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