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Armor vests are worn to reduce damage from gunfire. They are often complemented with Helmets.

To learn more about the effectiveness of body armor check the Ballistics page.

Escape from Tarkov classes body armor under the Russian armor system, GOST, instead of the more well known NIJ system. (See trivia section for more info)

List

Icon Name Armor class Material Armor zones Durability Effective Durability Movement speed Turn speed Ergonomics Weight (kg)
3M icon.png
BNTI Module-3M body armor 2 Aramid Thorax and stomach 40 160 -3% -3% -1 6
PACA icon.png
PACA soft armor 2 Aramid Thorax and stomach 50 200 -3% -1% -2 3.5
PACA Rivals Edition icon.png
PACA Soft Armor (Rivals edition) 2 Aramid Thorax and stomach 50 200 -3% -1% -2
6B2 Icon.png
6B2 armor (Flora) 2 Titan Thorax and stomach 80 145 -6% -3% -7 4.1
UNTARArmorIcon.png
MF-UNTAR body armor 3 Aluminium Thorax and stomach 50 83 -18% -6% -8 8.5
Zhuk-3 Press armor icon.png
BNTI Zhuk-3 press armor 3 UHMWPE Thorax and stomach 50 111 -10% -4% -5 5.2
6B23-1icon.png
6B23-1 body armor (Digital Flora) 3 Steel Thorax and stomach 60 86 -11% -5% -9 7.9
BNTIKirasaNarmorIcon.png
BNTI Kirasa-N armor 3 Combined materials Thorax and stomach 70 140 -8% -5% -6 4.1
THOR Concealable Icon.png
NFM THOR Concealable Vest body armor 4 Combined Materials Thorax and stomach 35 70 -4% -4% -2 9
6B13 assault armor icon.gif
6B13 assault armor 4 Ceramic Thorax and stomach 47 59 -12% -3% -5 10.5
6B23-2 armorIcon.png
6B23-2 armor (Mountain Flora) 4 Ceramic Thorax and stomach 55 69 -11% -3% -9 7.2
Highcom Trooper TFO armor (multicam) icon.png
Highcom Trooper TFO armor (Multicam) 4 UHMWPE Thorax 85 189 -9% -2% -3 5
KORUNDIcon.png
BNTI Korund-VM armor 5 Steel Thorax and stomach 45 64 -18% -9% -10 9.8
FORT Redut-M body armor icon.png
FORT Redut-M body armor 5 Combined materials Thorax and stomach 60 120 -13% -12% -11 13.5
6B13 M icon.png
6B13 M assault armor (Tan) 5 UHMWPE Thorax and stomach 60 133 -9% -3% -5 7.5
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IOTV Gen4 body armor (high mobility kit) 5 Titan Thorax and stomach 65 118 -11% -17% -12 13
GZHELKArmorIcon.png
BNTI Gzhel-K armor 5 Ceramic Thorax and stomach 65 81 -10% -3% -4 8.9
Defender-2 Icon.png
FORT Defender-2 body armor 5 Steel Thorax and stomach 70 100 -9% -12% -7 11.5
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IOTV Gen4 body armor (assault kit) 5 Titan Thorax, arms and stomach 75 136 -20% -14% -14 15
IOTVfullIcon.png
IOTV Gen4 body armor (full protection) 5 Titan Thorax, arms and stomach 95 173 -24% -19% -22 17
FORT Redut-T5 body armor icon.png
FORT Redut-T5 body armor 5 Combined materials Thorax, arms and stomach 100 200 -37% -15% -14 16.5
5.11 Hexgrid plate carrier.png
5.11 Tactical Hexgrid plate carrier 6 UHMWPE Thorax 50 111 -8% -2% -1 6.2
THOR IC Icon.png
NFM THOR Integrated Carrier body armor 6 Combined Materials Thorax, arms, and stomach 55 110 -28% -16% -20 18
Zhuk-6a heavy armor icon.png
BNTI Zhuk-6a heavy armor 6 Ceramic Thorax and stomach 75 94 -13% -5% -6 9
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LBT 6094A Slick Plate Carrier 6 Steel Thorax 80 114 -10% -2% -1 8.6
FORT armor icon.png
6B43 Zabralo-Sh 6A body armor 6 Combined materials Thorax, arms and stomach 85 170 -35% -21% -27 20

Upcoming Body Armor

Name Image Status
Shellback Tactical Banshee Elite 2.0 Plate Carrier
Shellback Tactical Banshee Elite 2.0 Plate Carrier.jpg
Confirmed with screenshot
Tasmanian Tiger Plate Carrier MK III
Tasmanian Tiger Plate Carrier MK III.jpg
Confirmed with screenshot
Tasmanian Tiger Plate Carrier SK
TT plate carrier SK.jpg
Confirmed with screenshot
Paraclete ARMIS 2.0 Plate Carrier
Paraclete ARMIS Plate Carrier.jpg
Confirmed with screenshot

Trivia

  • The GOST armor system is classed from 1-6a, a total of 9 ranks.
  • The GOST classifications can be found here as a table.
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