This jacket is the latest in IIIA bulletproof jacket design, specifically developed for press operating in hostile territory. Whilst this body armour is one of the lightest vests on the market it still offers excellent all round protection.
It is fully tested and certified to NIJ level IIIa which will stop. 44 magnum and all lesser rounds. Level IIIa is the highst protection attainable with soft, flexible armour and there are front and rear pockets on this jacket for inserting hard armour, either ceramic or lightweight Famostone, to increase the protection level. For more information on plate specifications please click either of these options:
This body armour features an expansive protection area covering the neck and the groin.
We offer Upper Arm Protection as an additional extra. You may choose it from the drop down menu.
The press jacket is dark blue in colour and can be offered with removable, reflective ‘PRESS’ labels for the front and rear. It can also be supplied in desert tan colour. The jacket has external pockets for housing film, batteries and cellular phones.
Intertek test reports on this item of body armour are available upon request.
For more information on NIJ bulletproof protection levels please see the ballistic chart by clicking HERE
Also available in Khaki. Please let us know if you prefer your vest to be in Khaki.
Sizes available M, L, XL, XXL and XXXL