The ballistic vest “Corsair” was developed in 1995 for the units of Interior Ministry of Ukraine and security structures. It has increased lateral protection. It can be equipped with a removable groin and neck protection. The vest has an excellent ergonomic configuration for man torso. One of the options for manufacture of the ballistic vest “Corsair” is the presence of MOLLE system, which increases the operational capabilities of the vest.
Over the years, exploitation of the ballistic vest “Corsair” has not lost its appeal, and as a result, is used until today in Police” units.

Table 1. Typical sizes of “Corsair” vest
with soft ballistic packages

Type of protection Protection area, dm2
48-56 size. 56-64 size.
Chest protection 18 20
Back protection 22 24
Neck protection 5  5
Groin protection 7 7
TOTAL 52 56