body armor

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for body armor

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
"He walked in here, heavily armed with body armor on, in military fatigues, and caused a great amount of panic inside the store," ( Springfield police Lt.
[ClickPress, Tue Jul 23 2019] Body armor has been an indispensable equipment for officers' personal protection for years.
Today, a Marine will typically carry approximately 25 to 28 pounds of body armor including the carrier, soft armor and hard armor plates, according to Flora "Mackie" Jordan, lead engineer for the infantry combat equipment team at Marine Corps Systems Command.
All of these bullet proof vest and body armor products are manufactured with 25 layers of Flex Ballistic Kevlar fiber one of the most durable of all the ballistic fibers.
* The global body armor and personal protection market is expected to be worth US$3.8 billion in 2014 and to increase to US$5.3 billion by 2024, representing a CAGR of 3.18% during the forecast period.
Our body armor products are designed by highly-experienced ballistic engineers and a network of supplier-partners including Honeywell, DuPont and Teijin," said Todd Mackler, The Safariland Group VP-Armor.
Contemporary sources make clear that linothorax, a type of body armor apparently made mainly from fabric, was widely used throughout the ancient Mediterranean world, say G.
Douglas Graham, a spokesman for the Army's Office of Soldier Protection and Individual Equipment claimed that the most important designing goal was to be able to "spread out the energy" when a bullet hits body armor plates.
How can you call yourselves responsible when you allow advertising of body armor that can stop a .44 Magnum?
WASHINGTON, Ramadan 17, 1432, Aug 17, 2011, SPA -- The Army improperly tested new bullet-blocking plates for body armor and cannot be certain that 5 million pieces of the critical battlefield equipment meet the standards to protect U.S.
Originally introduced with Interceptor body armor, the current front/ back ballistic plate shape, known as the enhanced small-arms protective insert, was designed for male Soldiers.
Body Armor distribution message DTG 300029Z Sep 10 from COMSUBPAC Pearl Harbor HI address outfitting boats with correct armor.
The Body Armor National Survey: Protecting the Nation s Law Enforcement Officers, Phase Two Final Report was produced by the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) and the U.S.