VestGuardSize Guide

 

Inches (cm)

Body Armour Chest

Body Armour Waist

HEAD CIRCUMFERENCE

HAND CIRCUMFERENCE

Small

34-38 (86-96)

28 (71)

20.5-21.2 (52-54)

8 (20.3)

Medium

38-43 (96-109)

32 (81.3)

21.2-23.2 (54-59)

9 (22.9)

Large

43-46 (109-116)

36 (91.4)

22.5-24.8 (57-63)

10 (25.4)

XL

46-48 (116-122)

40 (101.6)

24.8-25.2 (63-64)

11 (27.9)

XXL

48-50 (122-127)

44 (111.8)

 

12 (30.5)

XXXL

50-52 (127-132)

47 (119.4)

 

 

XXXXL

52-53 (132-135)

51 (129.4)

 

 


Body armour - Please take into account the clothing that will be worn during typical duties when choosing your body armour

Helmet – Take measurement from the forehead and extend the tape all the way around your head 

Gloves – Using your strongest hand wrap tape between thumb and forefinger and around your whole palm. Make a loose fit

VestGuard

Maritime Security

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Overt Tactical Security Kit

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£806.80 ex VAT
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Description
Specifications
Customer Reviews

Award Winning Vest With The Only UK Made And Certified NIJ Level IV Hard Rifle Protection 

 

VestGuard is pleased to offer this world class body armour vest for civillian, government and miliatary markets. This highley versatile vest has been updated for 2014 and utilises many features standard to a military grade product available for all our customers to purchase.

The included NIJ level IV ceramic Hard Armour Plates provide a worldclass protection and have been tested to NIJ level III (3) protection against 6 shots of 7.62x39 (AK47) or 7.62x51 (M80 NATO Ball) or 5.56x45 (SS109) and also provides NIJ level IV(4) protection against up to 2 or 3 shots of 30.06 M2 Armour Piercing rounds from a distance of 15 metres.  This vest covers all vital areas including body front, back and sides, collar, shoulders and groin area against the most common threats in the world. Increase protection with added accessories (see below)

Designed for military and non combatant users to offer maximum protection with the versatility to adapt to the users requirements for each environment they travel to.

  • Journalists
     
  • Government Agencies
     
  • Contractors 
     
  • Military clients
     
  • Close protection

 

Benefits

  • Enhanced area of ballistic and fragmentation protection providing full shoulders, collar and groin protextion that are fully detachable.
     
  • A modular loading system allowing customisation with pouches and other modular equipment.
     
  • concealed rifle plate pockets front and rear to upgrade using Hard Armour Plates
     
  • Adapt to each operationa and environment with additional covers (sold seperatly) utilising the same protection in a different design.

Each vest is backed by ther VestGuard 5 year performance guarantee and we can provide regular MOT checkups on the armour and hard armour plates to ensure the vest remains fit for purpose. Please enquire about this service.

This vest has been CE marked for comfort and ergonomics to ensure compliance with PPE legislation for supply of body armour to civilians.

 

Quality and Lightweight Construction

By utilising new and advanced materials the Overt body armour is lightweight, flexible, and thin in comparison to other vests on the market. The system inside is made up of soft armour panels and a hard armour panel in the front and rear. This enables the protection of the vest to include shots from such rifles as an AK47.

 

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The Overt Tactical is available from stock in a range of colours, and sizes to suit individual requirements. Adjustments around the waist allows for a unique fit tailored to the users shape, providing outstanding comfort, improving wear-ability and usability.

This vest includes

1x Overt Outer carrier in specified size and colour
1x Front and rear soft armour panels in specified size
2x Collar soft armour panels
1x Groin soft armour panel 
2x shoulder soft armour panels
2x Hard Armour Plates (see specification tab for details of protection level)
1x Armour carry bag

 

Optional Extras

Bicep soft armour upgrades
Throat soft armour upgrade 
Coccyx soft armour upgrade
Side Armour Plates 
Ballistic helmet



Please select the colour and size required from the menus above. Larger sizes may be subject to a material usage premium and identified on selection. If at any point you are unsure about the size or would like to know about availability of an item pleaseemail our sales team or call us on 0845 601 6660 or International customers call +44 (0) 1621 816614

Please note not all colours and sizes are availble from stock and may be manufactured to order. Whilst we hold stock of most, we cannot always guarantee this vest will be available at time of purchase. A member of the VestGuard team will notify you if this occurs.

Body Armour Ballistic Level Properties to NIJ Standard 0101.06

 

 

NIJ level II

NIJ level IIIA

NIJ level III
upgrade

NIJ level III+
upgrade

NIJ level IV
upgrade

Thickness

3-5mm

5.7mm

18 mm

18mm

14mm

9mm

×

×

×

×

×

.40 S&W

×

×

×

×

×

.357 Magnum

×

×

×

×

×

.44 Magnum

 

×

×

×

×

7.62x25 Tokarev

 

×

×

×

×

7.62x39 AK47

 

 

×

×

×

7.62x51 M80

 

 

×

×

×

5.56x45 SS109

 

 

 

×

×

30.06 M2 AP

 

 

 

 

×

Test Distance

5 metres

5 metres

15 metres

15 metres

15 metres

Max Trauma

44 (mm)

 

 

Body Armour Fragmentation Level Properties to STANAG 2920 V50 rating

 

 

NIJ level II

NIJ level IIIA

NIJ level III
upgrade

NIJ level III+
upgrade

NIJ level IV
upgrade

Thickness

3-5mm

5.7mm

18 mm

18mm

14mm

250 m/s

×

×

×

×

×

400 - 500 m/s

×

×

×

×

×

500 - 550 m/s

 

×

×

×

×

Ammunition

17 grain fragment

 

 

Body System Weights (kg)

 

Level

Ultra Covert Covert Waistcoat Covert Tactical Overt Tactical Patrol Vest

Plate Carrier

II 2.00 2.10 2.30 3.80 2.50 1.20
II / III (MAX5) -- -- 4.70 6.20 5.20 3.60
II / III+ (MAX1) -- -- 5.70 7.20 6.20 4.60
II / IV (MAX7) -- -- 7.90 9.40 8.10 4.80

IIIA

2.30 2.40 2.60 4.20 2.80 1.35
IIIA / III (MAX5) -- -- 5.00 6.60 5.50 3.75
IIIA / III+ (MAX1) -- -- 6.00 7.60 6.50 4.75
IIIA / IV (MAX7) -- -- 8.20 9.80 8.40 4.95
IV (MAX4) -- -- 5.30 -- 5.50 5.45

 

Optional Accessories

 

Accessories

Weight

IIIA Bicep Upgrade

0.60

IIIA Throat Upgrade

0.30
Side Armour Plate III 0.55
Side Armour Plate IV 1.30

 

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