• DS-190 SERIES
  • DS-190 SERIES


The Tool of Choice When Protection Against Rifle Threats up to the 30-06 Armored Piercing Round is Required.
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The DS-190 series is certified by HP White Labs to NIJ Level IV and meets the US Department of State standard DS-STD-01.01. This series was formerly the DS-180-P.  National Stock Number (NSN) information is below.

The DS-190, caster mounted DS-191, and ATV-style tire equipped DS-192’s are designed to protect security forces in locations where the highest level of threat exists, including terrorist activity and the use of armor piercing ammunition. It is the only mobile, full coverage and full field of view, ballistic resistant tool on the market.

Offering up to 12 square feet of viewing area in a mobile package, the DS-190 series offers protection to the military, anti-terrorism teams, combat groups and observers, infrastructure security guards and anyone else who may come under the threat of hostile sniper rifle fire or terrorist attacks. The DS-190 series is particularly effective for use at fortified ECP’s and overwatch positions.

When a soldier, guard, observer or negotiator is behind a Defenshield MDFP, they become the highest form of deterrence.

Sizing Options

Standard: 36 inches // Range: 30in – 48in

Custom sized units are also available.

Mobility Options

No Mobility – Forklift Pocket
Front Casters
ATV Tires

Color Options

Sierra Tan
CamographyTM or Other


National Stock Numbers (NSN)




NIJ Level IV & DOS 01-01 (30-06 Armor Piercing) The glazing and armor protects against .30 caliber armor piercing (AP) bullets (U.S. Military designation M2 AP), with nominal masses of 10.8 g (166 gr) impacting at a minimum velocity of 869 m/s (2850 ft/s) or less. The DS-190 Series Mobile Defensive Fighting Position is independently certified by H. P. White Laboratory, Inc. to satisfy the ballistic resistance requirements of NIJ-STD-0108.01 for Level IV protection. This series also meets the US Department of State standard DS-STD-01.01.

National Institute of Justice (NIJ) 0108.01 Ballistic Level Breakdown

Rating Ammunition Weight
Number of
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?