Data sheet for BA7912:
The BA7912 is an overt Body Armor Vest for police and civil uses. Vest is designed and manufactured for best protection of the wearer while keeping it comfortable for wearing while in duty or during everyday activities.
The vest is designed as a regular coat with a front zipper.
The design of the vest makes it possible to remove soft ballistic protection panels out of vest for cleaning of vest.
The vest has two front pockets for general use.
The cover of the vest and the soft ballistic panels are visibly marked by a label containing the below listed details:
Name and address of manufacturer
Model of ballistic vest
Class of protection level according to NIJ 2005 interim requirements (0101.04 STD)
Date of manufacturing
Surface material of the vest carrier: Black nylon fabric.
Weight of vest including soft ballistic panels: Approx.3.5 kg depending on the size of the vest.
Soft ballistic panels:
Ballistic material (Goldflex) Unidirectional Aramid 234 g/m.
Protection level of vest is IIIA according to NIJ 2005 interim requirements.
The BA7912 offers ballistic protection of front & back.
Protection area is approx. 0.3 sqm depending on the size of the vest.
The ballistic protection panels are covered with a nylon cover for protecting the ballistic panels from water, dirt and direct sun.
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- Sizes Table
Body Armor & Bulletproof measurements
1Measured around the chest, just under the armpits.
The vest length protecting area size is according to shoulder bone to belly button.
(The vest can be adjusted and fine-tuning too)
The length measurements of the protection area are:
For size M – length: back 40cm – front 41cm = 16 inch
For size L – length: back 43cm – front 44cm = 17 inch
For size XL – length: back 46cm – front 47cm = 18 inch
Weight of ballistic vest:
Size M = 2.4kg,
Size L = 2.6kg,
Size XL = 2.8kg
- Ballistic Level
Ballistic Protection Classification table
(lowest to highest)
- 0.22 LR
- 0.380 ACP
This armor would protect against 2.6 g (40 gr) .22 Long Rifle Lead Round Nose (LR LRN) bullets at a velocity of 329 m/s (1080 ft/s ± 30 ft/s) and 6.2 g (95 gr) .380 ACPFull Metal Jacketed Round Nose (FMJ RN) bullets at a velocity of 322 m/s (1055 ft/s ± 30 ft/s). It is no longer part of the standard.
9 mm FMJ RN slow velocity
- 0.22 LR
- 0.25 ACP / 6.35mm Browning
- 0.32 ACP/ 7.65mm Browning
- 0.38 ACP
- 0.40 S&W FMJ
- 0.45 ACP
- 12 ga. 00 Buck (shotgun)
This armour protects against 9 mm FMJ RN (Full Metal Jacketed Round Nose) bullets, with nominal masses of 8.0 g (124 gr) at a reference velocity of 355 ± 9.1 m/s (1165 ± 30 ft/s) and .40 S&W FMJ (Full Metal Jacketed) bullets, with nominal masses of 11.7 g (180 gr) at a reference velocity of 325± 9.1 m/s (1065 ± 30 ft/s).
It also provides protection against 12 gauge shotgun buckshot (9 pellet) and birdshot.
- Typical 9 mm FMJ RN
- 0.357 Magnum JSP
This armour protects against 9 mm FMJ RN (Full Metal Jacketed Round Nose) bullets, with nominal masses of 8.0 g (124 gr) at a reference velocity of 379 ± 9.1 m/s (1245 ± 30 ft/s) and .357 Magnum JSP (Jacketed Soft Point) bullets, with nominal masses of 10.2 g (158 gr) at a reference velocity of 408 ± 9.1 m/s (1340 ± 30 ft/s).
It also provides protection against threats mentioned in [Type IIA].
- 0.357 SIG FMJ FN
- 0.44 Magnum SJHP
12 ga. rifled slug (shotgun)
Against most handgun threats:
This armour protects against .357 SIG FMJ FN (Full Metal Jacketed Flat Nose) bullets, with nominal masses of 8.1 g (125 gr) at a reference velocity of 430 ± 9.1 m/s (1410 ± 30 ft/s) and .44 Magnum SJHP (Semi Jacketed Hollow Point) bullets, with nominal masses of 15.6 g (240 gr) at a reference velocity of 408 ± 9.1 m/s (1340 ± 30 ft/s).
It also provides protection against 12 gauge rifled slug, as well as the threats mentioned in [Types IIA, and II].
Type III: (Rifles)
- 7.62 mm FMJ
- 0.30 carbine
- 0.223 remington / 5.56 mm FMJ
Against high-powered rifles:
This armour protects against 7.62 mm FMJ (Full Metal Jacketed) bullets (U.S. Military designation M80), with nominal masses of 9.6 g (148 gr) at a reference velocity of 847 ± 9.1 m/s (2780 ± 30ft/s).
It also provides protection against threats such as 5.56 mm FMJ, .223 remington, .30 carbine FMJ and grenade shrapnel , as well as the threats mentioned in [Types IIA, II, and IIIA].
Type IV: (Armor Piercing Rifle)
- 0.30 caliber AP
Against armour piercing rifles:
This armour protects against .30 caliber AP (armour piercing) bullets (U.S. Military designation M2 AP), with nominal masses of 10.8 g (166 gr) at a reference velocity of 878 ± 9.1 m/s (2880 ± 30 ft/s). It also provides at least single hit protection against the threats mentioned in [Types IIA, II, IIIA, and III].