The stab- and bulletproof vest ARES HG1A-KR1 provides optimal comfort, convenience and flexibility. It is an anatomical design, which is suitable for both men and women. The Ares vest can be both above and under the clothing worn. The protection value HG1A- KR1 + QD-PEP was determined as the value for a discrete body armor Federal Police (2011) and is specifically based on the realistic threat by criminals. It provides protection for the front and rear and on the sides. Furthermore, this product includes fully adjustable, elasticated shoulders and waist using Velcro. This jacket also has a very high level of breathability, combined with heat and perspiration-regulating system. The advanced system "Siophase" regulates body heat by heat above 37 ° C to drain. This excess heat in the material stored and released when the body temperature below 37 ° C decreases.
The protection value HG1A-KR1 + QD-PEP according to the English HOSDB standards, which HG1A stands for ballistic protection against small arms calibers 9x19 mm and .357 Magnum with normal ammo. This is a realistic value protection against the most common pistols and revolvers for criminals. The value KR1 is a cut and puncture resistance rating and a protection against normal attacks with knives. Given the increasing number of attacks with knives, this is also a realistic protection value. The value QD-PEP is an additional protection against the special stop bullets used by many police services in Europe. The QD-PEP ammo is harder than normal ammunition and also has a larger capacity than normal drill ammunition. This addition is designed to address because even some heavier types of bullet proof vests the QD-PEP muniie can not stop.
The stabbing resistance KR1 is based on the English HOSDB standards which a specially designed knife is used for the broad spectrum of knife attacks on police officers to replicate. This protection is based on a knife attack with an energy of 24 joules, in which the tip of the blade is not more than 7 mm may penetrate through the vest and with an energy of 36 joules, the point may not penetrate deeper than 20 mm. This is a realistic protection against attacks with pocket knives and daggers.