• The vest “Pantsyr’-Reid” – model Plate carrier consists of separate elements of the chest and back protection.
  • Adjusting the vest “Pantsyr’-Reid” in the shoulder area is performed by sewn ribbons width of 6-8 cm – straps that are sewn into the back of protection cover. For the comfort wearing the damper is located inside the vest straps (polyethylene foam).
  • Tape belt with a plastic buckle, located on the left and right sides for coupling and retention on the human torso vest, and also to adjust it by volume.
  • Left and right the vest has bulk pockets with a size of 240×150 mm, which are open and closed substantially on the entire front surface with a zipper.
  • In the upper part of chest protection the vest has a flat pocket for documents. Opening and closing of the pocket is carried out by means of the projecting tape, retention pocket in the closed position is performed using textile fasteners.
  • The fabric on the inside has 3D mesh cloth, which allows vent air to pass and coo the human body or damper elements on request.
  • Flexible ballistic packages and additional armour plates are inserted from the inside of the vest cover, through connectors, which are in turn fixed by hook and loop fastener.
  • Straps with a damper rear view – fixed to the hook and loop fastener.
  • To attach additional insignia the vest has sewn on the surface the hook and loop fastener.
  • Side bulk pockets in the top pat are sewn to the chest protection cover, the rest plane is attached to the cover using the hook and loop fastener. This design allows passage of connecting adjustment strap with plastic buckle in the belt between the bulky side pockets and a vest cover.
  • In the bulk side pockets there are provided places for attaching the side hard armour plates from the 2nd to the 6th class of protection.


  • If necessary it is possible to complete the “Pantsyr’-Reid” vest with soft ballistic fabric package of the chest and back protection.
  • При необходимости возможно заказать баллистическую защиту бедер и нижней части спины, которые крепятся к жилету при помощи ленты ременной.
  • Cloth soft ballistic package can be made of different materials, which are specified in the table No.3.
  • Additionally ballistic vest is equipped with hard armour plates, which material and degree of protection are shown in table No.4.
  • A sample of body armour weight calculation depending on its configuration with soft ballistic packages and hard armour plates is given in the table No.5.
  • It is possible to order extra pockets for: 1) machine gun magazines, 2) grenades, 3) medical pack, 4) pistol magazines, 5) other miscellaneous assets.

Table 3. Protection level and weight of soft ballistic packages with protection area 1 м2

 Material Yarn tex Weight of 1 м2 Weight of 1 м2 soft ballistic
package DSTU Ukraine/ NIJ США
 1/IIА 1/IIIА 2 кл
СТ 716Twaron para-aramide* 110  280 г  4,32 кg 6 кg
СТ 709 Twaron para-aramid* 93 210 г 3,36 кг 5,1 кг
СТ 612 Twaron para-aramid* 55 125 г 2,7 кg 4,2 кg
SB-215; UHMWPE** 215мг 2,6 кg 3 кg 4,7 кg
SB-135; UHMWPE** 135 г  2,8 кг  4,8 кг  8 кг
SB-160; UHMWPE** 160 г  3,2 кг  5 кг  8,4 кг

Table 4. Protection level and weight of soft ballistic packages with area of protection 250 х 300 мм (10 х 12“)

  Material Area
of protection, dм2
Weight, кg
1     Armored steel 7,5 2 1,4
2     UHMWPE 7,5 2 0,5
3     UHMWPE 7,5 3/III 1,5
4     Ceramet 7,5 3/III 2,6
5     Ceramet 7,5 4 2,9
6     Ceramet 7,5 5 3,7
7     Ceramics SiC 7,5 5 2,6

    Ceramics Al2O3

7,5 5 3,1
9     Ceramics SiC 7,5 6 2,8
10     Ceramics Al2O3 7,5 6 3,3

Depending on material choise of soft and hard armor plate – chdnges the weightand the orice of the bulletproof vest. Template of weight calculation depending on chosen material and protection level.

Тable 5. Weight of bulletproof vest « protection level 2 completed with various materials.

 Material weight of 1 м2 soft
ballistic package 1/IIА
OPTION№1 of 1 size weight soft ballistic Armored plate №2 табл. №4 Weight outer cover Total weight
СТ 709 Twaron para-aramid* 3,36 кg 59 дм2 2,0 кг 1,5 кг х 2 шт 2 кг 7,0 кг
СТ 612 Тwaron para-aramid 2,7 кg  1,6 кg 6,6 кg
SB-215; UHMWPE** 2,6 кг 1,54 кг 6,55 кг
SB-160; UHMWPE** 3,2 кг 1,9 кг 6,9 кг

*Twaron para-aramid – heat-resistant material? has increased flexibillity, which ensures comfort wearing.
**UHMWPE– ultrahigh weight polyethylene-flammamble material with higher hardness.


The fabric of the outer vest cover is made of high-strength synthetic material (RA) with a waterproof polyurethane coating – TPS 36 (Cordura 1000). Cover colour: black, dark blue, coyote, olive, or at customer’s option.


  • Vest cover on the inner side has a slot into which there are inserted flexible ballistic packages from the 1st to the 2nd class of protection, standard of Ukraine, or from IIA to IIIA, NIJ 0101.04 USA standard.
  • Soft ballistic package is in the waterproof case and has a security profile across the surface of the vest cover.
  • Over soft ballistic packages there are placed additional pockets for hard armour plates from the 2nd to the 6th class of protection, as per standard of Ukraine, or from III to IV class, as per US standard NIJ 0101.04.
  • Across the surface of the outer there is sewn cover belt tape (RA), 25 mm wide, MOLLE system.

Table 2. Typical sizes of hard armour plates

M (96-108 см) XL (112-116 см)
Ширина 25 см (10“) 25 см (10“)
Высота 30 см (12“) 35 см (14“)
Площадь 7,5 дм2 9,0 дм2