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

Home Office (UK Standards)

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KR1 Stab Resistant Armour panels
KR1 Stab Resistant Armour panels

KR1 Stab Resistant Armour panels

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Description
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Certified Stab Protection

VestGuard KR1 Armour Panels are the ideal cost effective solution for personal protection in the UK for doormen, security and individuals.

Providing front, back and side protection against knives and edged weapons and Certified by the Home office to this protection.

Also tested to provide spike and needle protection and reduce the impact of blunt force trauma from baseball bats, and punches.

Can fit into any VestGuard outer cover design and available as a complete set of body armour in our body armour section.

These panels are manufactured using a unique polycarbonate rigid material backed by a layer of foam for added comfort. Rigid solution.

 

The VestGuard range of Soft Armour Panels (SAPs) lies at the core of all personal ballistic protection systems supplied. All ballistic panels are manufactured in the UK to maintain product traceability and ensure quality standards are rigorously upheld. Every fielded armour panel can be tracked to ensure batch continuity and performance exceeds the standards.

VestGuard panels are designed with the following philosophy:

 

Lightweight

Saving weight versus other vests on the market ensures the user is comfortable wearing the vest for longer periods.

 

Thin

A thin solution reduces bulk improving the ergonomics of load carriage and provides covert teams with discreet protection.

To improve the longevity of our ballistic panels, all VestGuard Soft Armour Panels (SAPs) are heat sealed to be 100% water proof, reducing the risk of fibre degradation through environmental impact, water damage, and time to zero.

All VestGuard soft armour solutions are designed to work with all Hard Armour Plate solutions offered enhancing user customisation and providing opportunity for both weight and cost reductions versus other rifle protection systems based on in-conjunction-with design. All our vests are manufactured by ourselves in the UK. They are tested rigorously to the highest standards to ensure that the product we sell will be of the highest quality and offer the greatest protection to our customers. This vest has been tested and certified, and offers the protection required by the American National Institute of Justice (NIJ), for NIJ Level body armour.

 

Features

  • UK made and independently tested to guarantee performance
  • Ergonomically designed with increased ballistic coverage area
  • Universal geometry, interchangeable between different covers
  • Shaped to include side protection
  • UV and moisture fibre protection as standard
  • Heat sealed to prevent moisture ingression
  • Fluid resistant when exposed to diesel fuel, oil, and salt water
  • Fungal growth resistance
  • Heat and flame retardant
  • Multiple hit protection with reduced blunt trauma
  • All SAP levels compatible with any VestGuard Hard Armour solutions

 

Home Office (2007) Ballistic Standard - Handgun

Level

Ammunition

Bullet mass (g)

Velocity (m/s)

Max Trauma (mm)

HG1/A

9mm FMJ (DM11A1B2)
.357 Mag JSP (Rem R357M3)

8.0
10.2

355 - 375
380 - 400

44

HG1

9mm FMJ (DM11A1B2)
.357 Mag JSP (Rem R357M3)

8.0
10.2

355 - 375
380 - 400

25

HG2

9mm FMJ (DM11A1B2)
.357 Mag JSP (Rem R357M3)

8.0
10.2

420 - 440
445 - 465

25

HG3

5.56x45mm SP (LE223T3)

4.0

735 - 765

25

 

Home Office (2007) Ballistic Standard - Rifle and Shotgun

Level

Ammunition

Bullet mass (g)

Velocity (m/s)

Max Trauma (mm)

RF1

7.62x51mm FMJ Ball (L2A2)

9.3

815 - 845

25

RF2

7.62x51mm FMJ AP (L40A1)

9.7

835 - 865

25

SG1

12ga Winchester 1oz slug

28.4

410 - 460

25

 

Home Office (2007) Knife and Spike Standard

Level

Energy Level E1 (Joules)

Penetration (mm)

Energy Level E2 (Joules)

Penetration (mm)

Knife

Spike

Knife

Spike

KR1

24

7

-

36

20

-

KR1 + SP1

24

7

0

36

20

-

KR2

33

7

-

50

20

-

KR2 + SP2

33

7

0

50

20

-

KR3

43

7

-

65

20

-

KR3 + SP3

43

7

0

65

20

-

 

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