Ballistic Shield NIJ-IV

the lightest weight in the world

Ballistic Shield NIJ-IV

rifle protection shield

Advanced proprietary SiC ceramic faced polyethylene armor composite matrix combined with battle ready shock-absorbing support hardware – engineered using the world’s lightest and toughest materials:  Titanium, Carbon fiber, Aluminum, Kevlar, and advanced heat-treated metal alloy.

Designed to be worn!  The Baker Ballistics patented Bungee/Quick Release carry system allows the MRAPS-IV™ to be suspended off both shoulders “hands-free” for elimination of user fatigue and ease of weapon manipulation.


Total Weight: 22.9 lbs (10.38 kg.)
Total Ballistic Coverage: 2.78 sq. foot (0.26 sq. meter)
Model ID#: MRAPS-IV-01
Ballistic Components: Proprietary polyethylene / SiC ceramic armor matrix and aluminum through-bolt protectors
Support/Trauma Reduction Hardware: 
Titanium, aluminum, advanced heat-treated metal alloy, Kevlar®, closed-cell foam Skeletized support hardware components for weight reduction
Threat Level(s): NIJ Level III edge to edge & NIJ Level IV within ceramic faced regions

Balliistic Capabilities

MRAPS-IV™ in the ceramic regions is capable of defeating the following threats at typical muzzle velocities:

  • .30/06 M2 steel core armor piercing
  • 5.56 X 45 steel core armor piercing
  • 7.62 X 51 steel core armor piercing
  • 7.62 X 54 steel core armor piercing

The entire surface of the MRAPS-IV™, including the outer perimeter regions not faced with ceramic is capable of defeating the following centerfire rifle caliber lead core projectile threats at typical muzzle velocities:

  • 5.56 X 45 FMJ
  • 6.8 X 43 SPC
  • 7.62 X 39 FMJ including mild steel core
  • 7.62 X 51 NATO ball
  • 7.62 X 54 180 gr. heavy ball FMJ