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BPI "Neon" bullet proof vest

"Neon" bullet proof vest is intended to protect the user against bullets of small arms. Vest form is designed so with small weight provides the best protection area in combination with high ergonomics.

"Neon" vest is released in two versions: a model "Neon H" – for men and "Neon D" – for women.

The vest consists of an external cover and soft armour panels placed in the front and back sections. Soft armour panels packed in separate moisture proof blankets. There are pockets for antitraumatic inserts onto body sides of front & back moisture proof blankets.

The front and back sections of the vest connected to each other by shoulder & belt fasteners to make the adjustment on the growth and scope of the wearer's body. It’s allowed the manufacture of the vest under individual sizes.

The vest kit is complete with two external covers (carriers): for covert and overt wearing. The interior of the covert carrier made of a material which provides ventilation and breathing for body of the user. The exterior of the overt carrier is made of fire- & waterproof tissue. Female's vest is made in view of anatomical features.

There is removable reflective element with an inscription as option for the back section of the overt carrier. The vest kit also includes transport bag & user’s manual.

The vest can be made in three modifications: with BPF soft armour, BPS soft armour or BPF-M soft armour.

Male vest total protection area (with chest up to 104 cm) – 33,6 dm2 (the protection area is higher, as the chest is bigger).

Weight of a male vest with BPS soft armour (with chest up to 104 cm) – no more than 2400 g.

Female vest total protection area (with chest up to 92 cm) – 25,2 dm2 (the protection area is higher, as the chest is bigger).

Technical specifications and features:

Neon’s BPF soft armour ensures the protection against following threats (with 5 m distance):
- 9 mm FMJ Parabellum bullets, m=8 g, with velocities up to 390 m/s for machine-pistols (Uzi, MP-5) and pistols (Browning, Heckler & Koch, Glock);
- 9 mm Stechkin machine-pistol steel core bullets, m=6 g, with velocities up to 335 m/s;
- 9 mm Makarov pistol steel core bullets, m=6 g, with velocities up to 315 m/s;
- fragment: steel ball diameters 6,3 mm, m=1,1 g, V50=550 m/s;
- sword-bayonet and other blank weapons.

Neon’s BPS soft armour ensures the protection per level IIIA of NIJ 0101.06 against following threats (with 5 m distance):
- 357 Magnum FMJ FN bullets, m=8,1g with velocities up to 448 m/s;
- .44 Magnum SJHP bullets, m=15,6g with velocities up to 436 m/s.

Neon’s BPF-M* soft armour ensures the protection per SK1 of VPAM BSW2006 Stnd: 14.05.2009 against following threats (with 5 m distance):
- 9×19 Action4 RUAG bullets, m=6,1 g with velocities up to 470 m/s;
- 9×19 QD-PEP MEN bullets, m=5,9 g with velocities up to 485 m/s;
- 9×19 VMR/WK DM 41SR RUAG bullets, m=8,0 g with velocities up to 420 m/s.
* Certificate Nr. 03/09 WFT5.


 
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