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FLOATATION BALLISTIC Vest by Zebra Sun (Pty) Ltd

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South Africa

Zebra Sun (Pty) Ltd
P.O. Box 675
Gillitts, 3603


The vest shown here is the ideal vest for Harbour Patrol work, Coast Guards, Customs and Navy due to its High visibility and buoyancy characteristics. A further neck buoyancy collar can be fitted.

 

Standard features are:

  • Full front back and side protection
  • Whistle
  • Floatation system
  • Nylon webbing belt securing system
  • Waterproof panels
  • Strobe flash light

 

 

Zebra Armour designs and manufactures exclusively in its own factories. Quality control and reproducibility proven and tested in our new test and research facility guarantees the user that our products consistently meet the standards against which they are designed. Soft Armour Bullet Proof Vests are constructed from woven material such as DuPont Kevlar and Teijin Twaron or non-woven materials like DSM Dyneema and Allied Signal Spectra.

 

 

SOFT ARMOUR

National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Standard 0101.04 is the internationally accepted standard for Bullet Resistant Vests. The Standard has 4 levels applicable to soft armour as shown in the table below.

 

 

NIJ Level

 

Bullet Resistance

 

Weight Grains

Maximum Velocity
m/sec (ft/sec)

No. Of strikes at 
Angle of incidence

0 deg

 

30 deg

 

I

 

.22 caliber LR LRN

.380 ACP FMJ RN

40

95

329 (1080)

322 (1055)

4

4

2

2

IIA

 

9mm FMJ RN

40 S&W FMJ

124

180

341 (1120)

322 (1055)

4

4

2

2

II

 

9mm FMJ RN

357 Mag JSP

124

158

367 (1205)

436 (1430)

4

4

2

2

IIIA

 

9mm FMJ RN

.44 Magnum SJHP

124

240

436 (1430)

436 (1430)

4

4

2

2

 

 

Maximum trauma allowed is 44mm, to be measured on the first strike only. The Shot pattern for handgun ammunition requires all shots to be at least 7.6cm from any edge and at least 5cm from each other.

Defense Products & Services: FLOATATION BALLISTIC Vest by Zebra Sun (Pty) Ltd
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Combination ballistic and floatation vests
Country: South Africa
Description: FLOATATION BALLISTIC Vest
Source of Information: Zebra Sun (Pty) Ltd