The bullet proof vest Overt Heracles NIJ Standard-2 without shoulder protection can be used by security services as a general overt body armor that is worn over the garment. The standard overt vest Heracles uses almost the same carrier as the overt carrier that was developed specifically for the Belgian Police, but without the different patch for police. In principle, other patch can be posted here with the logo of the security or surveillance.
A Standard Overt body armor Heracles NIJ-2 is very light to carry and the carrier has a lot of possibilities. Although the NIJ-2 protection value is rather an old light bulletproof protection, yet these bulletproof vests still are very efficient as bulletproof protection against the most common small arms with a short barrel.
This vest is a basic ballistic protection and is very light to carry and at a relatively cheap price. However, offers a NIJ-2 not stab proof vest protection under the HOSDB standards. It is understood that 12 layers of Dyneema also provide a certain cut-resistant protection and also a protection against attacks by broken glass.
Taking into account the situation in England where there is an increase of illegal firearms, an NIJ-2 vest is more advisable than a cheap stab proof vest which can not stop bullets.
The vest is suitable for overt to wear over the clothes and protects the front and back and on the sides. Furthermore, this product:
- A lining in 3D (three-dimentional) tissue which makes for ventilation.
- A lumbar cushion
- An elastic in the left front to the right front of the place when closing.
- An evacuation trade
- Loops to the radio / micro wire lead under the left front.
- Easily adjust the shoulder
- An additional belt on the vest so that the equipment can be split between the service belt and the belt on the vest.
- 2 large Napoleon pockets on the left and right sides of the vest.
Bulletproof Vest NIJ-2 model Ares (bulletproof vest class 2) The protective value of these bulletproof vest under U.S. NIJ-2 standards. Our vest officially certified according to NIJ-2 offer protection against the calibers 9x19 mm NATO and .357 Magnum. (Also at lower energy bullets in the calibers, .22 LR to .32 ACP (7.62 mm Browning), 9 mm pistols with calibers from .380 ACP, 9mm Makarov 9x19 mm NATO, and .45 ACP calibers or revolvers. 38 Special to .357 Magnum with normal ammunition, fired from weapons with a short barrel. This is a realistic value protection against the most common pistols and revolvers that here in Europe in the crime-environmental use. In some cases, one must choose between a level NIJ-2 or level NIJ 3A. A NIJ 3A vest is in all respects heavier, more expensive .. and warmer to wear. A NIJ-2 jacket is lighter in all respects, less expensive and less heat. If the bulletproof vest must often be worn in a building (office / shop) and it is unlikely that large machine pistols or rifles will be used, preference is usually given to an NIJ-2 jacket.