A combat-armor is a wearable apparel used to protect its wearer from impacts, such as bullets or bludgeoning force. A combat-armor generally is sold/distributed with an accompaining helmet as part of a complete kit, and thus the combat-armor refer to the combat-vest and combat-helmet, as well as any other itens that may come included in a kit, such as gauntlets or combat-boots.
The army issued PASGT vest (now outdated) is a form of combat armor consisting of the vest, boots, helmet (separately classified as simply the PASGT helmet). PASGT stands for Personal armor system for ground troops.
by ChaoticNeutral2 August 09, 2011

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