Armor torture test: M240 vs. Level III plate (VIDEO)

Eric from IV8888 drops a belt of 7.62x51mm NATO on an AR500 plate to see just how the hard plate reacts to the full-auto treatment.

The M240B, the U.S. variant of the classic FN MAG 58 used throughout the world for the past half-century, is the standard general purpose machine gun of the U.S. military, replacing the venerable M60 over the past couple decades.

This video should be listed under “spalling” in the dictionary.