FIGHTER/ATTACK FRAGMENTATION VEST.
fabric. The standard USAF survival container pockets
are incorporated as part of the design of the outer shell.
development for aircrew flying fighter, attack and
observation aircraft with and observation aircraft with
3-15. Fragmentation protection for the front torso
ejection seats whose cockpit environment does not
only is provided (V50 of approximately 1250 feet per
permit heavier or more bulky armor to be worn.
second against a .22
caliber fragment simulating
projectile). The ballistic filler consists of 16 plies of
3-14. The vest features a side and shoulder closure.
ballistic nylon encapsulated in vinyl for water proofing.
The outer shell, containing the ballistic protective
This item is available in four sizes: Small, medium,
material and the pockets are made of fire retardant
large and extra large. Total weight varies from 3-1/2 to
Nomex material. The back consists of nylon Raschel
4-1/2 pounds depending on size.
Knit with a center panel of cotton coated rubber