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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
Gen4hmk.png 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
Gen4assault.png 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
Slick.gif 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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