The Ministry of defence revealed the new vests that have a color form of the Armed forces of Ukraine (before the armor had a solid dark green color). About it reports head Department of development and support of the material support of the armed forces on his page in Facebook.
“We started military research tests new body armor for our troops! In the coming months, in the field soldiers will be tested, experimental samples, supplied by manufacturers,” – said in the message.
So, in training center SSO gave the model lightweight vest from NPP “Topic-3000” in color MM-14 (“pixely” – ed.). There is a quick release system and evacuation FAL (prototype evacuation slings). Also included are ballistic RPS (discharge system), plug-in modules protect the groin, hips and shoulders.
“At this time, the soldiers of 95-th brigade of the airborne troops of the Armed forces of Ukraine will experience a renewed military body armor from the “Temp”. In these samples changed color, improved anatomical forms, more possibilities fitting, added damping inserts for ventilation and also increased the area of ballistic protection of Kevlar. Now from the wreckage of the fighter defends RPS, which also added Kevlar package”, – told the Agency.
We will remind, in 2016, defense Minister Stepan Poltorak ordered to check the quality bought for army body armor “Temp-3000”. During the “hour of questions to the government” in the Verkhovna Rada people’s Deputy Sobolev showed a plate of body armor that was shot in the area of the ATO from a distance of 50 m conventional bullet.