Diamondback Tactical/BattleLab 6×8 ESAPI Side Plate

Saturday May 20th, 2023 admin

(Description copied from archived official webstore.) DBT Defense ESAPI Ballistic Plates These plates may have the most impressive ballistic performance against APM2 and backface deformation period! With threats always changing, flexibility and modular ballistic capability is imperative to survivability. “The Enhanced Small Arms Protective Insert” is manufactured from a ceramic […]

X-Threat Side Ballistic Inserts, XSBI

Wednesday March 29th, 2023 admin

(Description copied from official document AR/PD 10-03A) The X – Side Ballistic Insert (XSBI) worn by ground troops. When placed in the Outer Tactical Vest (OTV) (w/ add-on carriers) / Improved Outer Tactical Vest (OTV / IOTV) (as a component of the Interceptor Body Armor (IBA) system) the insert will […]

X-Threat Small Arms Protective Insert, XSAPI

Friday March 24th, 2023 admin

(Description copied from official document FQ/PD 07-03D) The X Small Arms Protective Insert (XSAPI) worn by ground troops. When placed in the Outer Tactical Vest (OTV) / Improved Outer Tactical Vest (OTV / IOTV) or Soldier Plate Carrier System (SPCS) (as a component of the Interceptor Body Armor (IBA) system) […]

Small Arms Protective Plate SAPI

Wednesday July 14th, 2021 admin

Stock Number Reference: Insert, Small Arms Protective Assign Date: 2002-06-06 Size-NSN Sheet Size NSN X-Small 8470-01-497-8701 Small 8470-01-497-8709 Medium 8470-01-497-8710 Large 8470-01-497-8712 X-Large 8470-01-497-8714

Marine Close Quarters Battle Equipment Assault Vest System (CQBE AVS)

Monday September 21st, 2020 admin

Assault Vest System P/N: Z431101 NSN: 8470-01-439-3072 Assign Date: 1996-12-04 The Assault Vest System (AVS) provides the individual Marine with ballistic protection and/or load bearing capabilities necessary for conducting Close Quarters Battle (CQB) missions. The AVS is comprised of three major items. These items are the Assault Body Armor, Ballistic […]

SPEAR BALCS Body Armor

Monday August 26th, 2019 admin

Standard (Special Forces) Ver. Three lines vertical PALs webbing in the front carrier. Size Woodland (MCN) Desert (NSN) Black (MCN) Body Armor System Small Regular 8470-01-F01-0281 8470-01-493-3646 8470-01-F01-0355 Medium Regular 8470-01-F01-0282 8470-01-493-3642 8470-01-F01-0356 Large Regular 8470-01-F01-0283 8470-01-493-3639 8470-01-F01-0357 X-Large Regular 8470-01-F01-0284 8470-01-493-3651 8470-01-F01-0358 Outer Shell Small Regular 8470-01-F01-0289 8470-01-F01-0359 Medium […]

Enhanced Side Ballistic Insert Plate, ESBI

Thursday September 20th, 2018 admin

Enhanced Side Ballistic Insert Plate Size: 7″*8″   Stock Number Reference: Personal Armor, Enhanced Side Ballistic Insert (ESBI) NSN: 8470-01-536-7227 Assign Date: 2006-01-12

Enhanced Small-Arms Protective Insert (E-SAPI) Plate

Monday October 23rd, 2017 admin

Protective Level: NIJ IV, shown set date Jan, 2008 Overview: The Enhanced Small Arms Protective Insert (ESAPI) replaced the Small Arms Protective Insert (SAPI) for training and operations. The ESAPI protects the Marine’s vital areas on the torso (front and back). When the ESAPI is used in conjunction with the […]

Vietnam War Body Armors

Sunday December 18th, 2016 admin

Name FSN M-1952A Body Armor 8415-261-SIZE M-69 Body Armor Gen 1 8470-823-SIZE M-69 Body Armor Gen 2 8470-122-SIZE Aircrew Body Armor (a.k.a.”Chicken Plate”) 8470-935-SIZE Variable Body Armor 8470-141-SIZE Marine M-1955 Body Armor Gen 2 8470-576-SIZE

Aircrew Body Armor (a.k.a. “Chicken Plate”)

Tuesday December 22nd, 2015 admin

The need for body armor capable of defeating large caliber armor piercing rounds became a priority with the advent of “airmobile” combat as evidenced in Vietnam. Helicopter and recon aircraft crew members originally made due with body armor developed for ground forces, namely the Nylon M-1952 vest and the Nylon/Doron […]

Variable Body Armor (VBA)

Tuesday December 22nd, 2015 admin

“Variable” means you may use the two plates them self, or integrated into vest.   Stock Number Reference: Body Armor w/ Plate Insert Body Armor, Ground Troops, Variable Type, Small Arms Assign Date: 1968-06-05 Chest Sz / Height Sz REGULAR LONG MEDIUM 8470-141-0935 8470-141-0937 LARGE 8470-141-0936 8470-141-0938   Plate Insert […]