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Steel Plate for Military, Armor and Ballistic Applications

The armor and ballistic steel plates from Leeco Steel are made especially for a wide range of military specifications and structural uses that require armor steel plate approved by all US departments and agencies for defense and combat applications.

The armor and ballistic steel plates can be employed in the manufacture of military vehicles, armaments, structural housings with high protection, and other protective structures and varied applications.

From one plate order to multi-megaton contracts, Leeco Steel is the leading resource for armor and ballistic steel plate. The company, at present, supplies to a number of OEMs and part fabricators.

Leeco Steel’s plates have all undergone the most stringent standard tests. All of the company’s armor plates carry material certifications, chemistry readings, ballistic data, and physical properties as needed. Leeco Steel products are DFARS compliant, and the company works closely with local laboratories as well to provide extra testing that is economical and fast.

Armor and Ballistic Steel Plates

MIL-A 46100 - Applications differ, but usually MIL-A 46100 armor plate steel is used to stop high-velocity projectiles (HVPs).

MIL-A 12560 - Thickness ranges from 3/16" through 3" are for use in combat-vehicles and thickness ranges from 1/4" to 12" are used in proof acceptance testing of armor defeating ammunition.

MIL-A 46177 - MIL-A 46177 steel plate is a heat-treated military spec armor steel plate that is used for its ballistic defeating properties in a wide range of armoring applications.

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