18-3 TECHNICAL MANUALS
General Fabric Repair
Field Laundry, Bath and Clothing Exchange Operations
18-4. IDENTIFICATION AND DESCRIPTION
Identification--Body Armor, Combat Vehicle Crewmens Fragmentation Protective Undergarment.
b. Description--This is an over-the-head type undergarment with two removable back and two removable front
8-ply ballistic protective inserts. The lower portion of the inserts are sufficiently wide to provide protection at the
sides with the back panel overlapping the front panel. The inserts are made of 8.25-oz.(234 g), (280 g/m2)
1000-denier, water repellent treated Kevlar" cloth. The outer part of the carrier is of 4.3oz.(122g),(146 g/m2)
plain weave, aromatic polyamide, non-melting cloth conforming to type II, class 3 of MIL-C-83429 olive green
106. The inner part of the carrier is of 6-02.(170 g) cotton poplin cloth, O.G.The carrier has elastic webbing/hook-
and-pile fastener, tape straps at the sides for size and comfort adjustment.