How heavy would a diamond bullet proof vest be?

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.

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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?


Brand Level Weight
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.