How heavy is a diamond vest?
Designed for covert wear under your regular clothes. The C.P.E. Diamond NIJ IIIA weighs only 1.8 kg (3.97 lbs) in size Large.
How much does a real bulletproof vest weigh?
Hard body armor provides protection from faster-moving ammo such as rifle rounds. Today, most regular duty officers wear vests that consist of a carrier (the fabric part) with pockets that contain bullet-resistant, removable panels. Threat Level IIIA vests typically weigh between 5-6 pounds.
How much do Level 3 bulletproof vests weigh?
The DFNDR Armor Lightweight Level III Bulletproof Armor Plate is also made of UHMWPE, bound with a resin matrix. It has been tested to withstand multiple rounds of 7.62x51mm Steel Jacket NATO M80 and more. It weighs only 2.9 lbs. per plate with a size of 10×12 inches.
How much does police body armor weigh?
Interceptor Body Armor
|Interceptor Multi-Threat Body Armor System|
|Produced||July 1998 – present (production to conclude in April 2020)|
|Weight||16.4 lb (7.4 kg) (with SAPI plates used; everything in Interceptor) 3.8 kg (8.4 lb) (Outer Tactical Vest)|
How much does Level 3 body armor weigh?
How much does level III body armor weigh? A steel level III armor plate is going to weigh between 9 and 11 lbs depending on the size of the plate. Steel side plates are usually 2 – 3 lbs. That weight can add up pretty quickly which is where the UHMWPE plates come in.
How strong is Level 4 body armor?
Level IV armor is rated by the NIJ to defeat up to . 30 caliber armor-piercing (AP) bullets that weigh 166 grain and a muzzle velocity of 2,880 ft/s. Level IV armor is the typical armor that our soldiers wear in combat operations in OIF and OEF.
How much does AR500 body armor weigh?
|AR500 Armor Steel Plate||Level III||8.0 lbs|
|SPARTAN™ OMEGA™ Steel Plate||Level III||8 lbs 10oz|
|Body Armor Direct Steel Plate||Level III||6.9 lbs|
|International Armor Steel Plate||Level III||7.6 lbs|
Is Diamond Plate bullet proof?
Developed by SuitArt, the Diamond Armor is a diamond-studded, bullet-proof, air-conditioned, bespoke-tailored suit costing US$3.2 million, making it the most expensive custom-tailored suit in the world.