• Modular Ballistic Podium
  • Modular Ballistic Podium

Modular Ballistic Podium

Modular Armor Podium System designed for rapid assembly/disassembly.
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PRODUCT INFORMATION

DESCRIPTION

Defenshield’s Modular Podium brings a new level of ballistic protection to applications ranging from courtrooms to airports to boardrooms. The unit is available with integrated upper and lower shelves and casters for maximum mobility.

Modular, user-replaceable armor with protection levels up to NIJ Level IV makes the unit a simple yet powerful way to protect speakers, security officers, employees or other personnel from ballistic threats. It can be broken down in minutes for easy transport. The Modular Podium is currently in use by the U.S. Department of State and other diplomatic security agencies at multiple locations.

Dimensions:
24” (w) x 48” (h) x 18” (d)

Custom sizes and finishes are available upon request.

Approximate weights:
NIJ Level IIIA: 155 lbs
NIJ Level III: 175 lbs
NIJ Level IV: 255 lbs

Certifications

Protection Level:
NIJ Level IIIA (44 MAG)
NIJ Level III (7.62 NATO)
NIJ Level IV (30-06 AP)

National Institute of Justice (NIJ) 0108.01 Ballistic Level Breakdown

Rating Ammunition Weight
(grains)
Weight
(grams)
Min/Max
(meters/sec)
Min/Max
(feet/sec)
Number of
Shots
Level I .22 long rifle high velocity lead 40 2.6 320 +/- 12 1050 +/- 40 5
Level I .38 special round nose lead 158 10.2 259 +/- 12 850 +/- 50 5
Level IIA .357 mag. jacketed soft poin 158 10.2 381 +/- 15 1250 +/- 50 5
Level IIA 9mm full metal jacket 124 8.0 322 +/- 12 1090 +/- 40 5
Level II .357 mag. jacketed soft poin 158 10.2 425 +/- 15 1395 +/- 40 5
Level II 9mm full metal jacket 124 8.0 358 +/- 12 1175 +/- 40 5
Level IIIA .44 mag. lead semi-wadcutter gas checked 240 15.55 426 +/- 15 1400 +/- 50 5
Level IIIA 9mm full metal jacket 124 8.0 426 +/- 15 1400 +/- 50 5
Level III 7.62mm (.308 Winchester) full metal jacket 150 9.7 838 +/- 15 2750 +/- 50 5
Level IV .30-06 armor piercing 166 10.8 868 +/- 15 2850 +/- 50 1

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The following items are some basic questions to ask when preparing your Defenshield order.

What is the nature of the threat – small arms, rifle rounds, armor piercing, IED blast?

Will the unit be used indoors or outdoors?

Will the unit be used for riot control or hostage negotiations?

Do you require conspicuous deterrence or camouflage?

Will the unit need to match the aesthetics of it’s surroundings – wood or stone finishes?

Will you need traffic control signage, unit logos or law enforcement badges displayed on the unit?

What is the size of the space where the unit will be used?

Will the unit need to fit through doorways, into elevators?

What are you protecting – people, objects?

(For maximum blast mitigation, units must be secured or lagged.)

What surface are you using the unit on – gravel, dirt road, finished concrete, wood floor?

Will the unit be frequently relocated?

Will you be transporting the unit over long distances or within a few feet?




The Defenshield product line is available to U.S. Federal agencies through GSA Advantage (GS-07F-5660-P) and to state, local and municipal law enforcement under the Cooperative Purchasing Program.