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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 American NIJ system. (See trivia section for more info)

List

Icon Name Armor Penalties
Material Class Areas Durability Effective
durability
Movement
speed
Turning
speed
Ergo-
nomics
Weight
3M icon.png BNTI Module-3M body armor Aramid 2 Thorax,
Stomach
40 160 -3% -3% -1% 6 kg
PACA icon.png PACA Soft Armor Aramid 2 Thorax,
Stomach
50 200 -3% -1% -2% 3.5 kg
PACA Rivals Edition icon.png PACA Soft Armor (Rivals Edition) Aramid 2 Thorax,
Stomach
50 200 -3% -1% -2% 5 kg
6B2 Icon.png 6B2 body armor (Flora) Titan 2 Thorax,
Stomach
80 145 -6% -3% -7% 5.4 kg
UNTARArmorIcon.png MF-UNTAR body armor Aluminium 3 Thorax,
Stomach
50 83 -18% -6% -8% 8.5 kg
Zhuk-3 Press armor icon.png BNTI Zhuk-3 body armor (Press) UHMWPE 3 Thorax,
Stomach
50 111 -10% -4% -5% 5.2 kg
6B23-1icon.png 6B23-1 body armor (Digital Flora) Armor steel 3 Thorax,
Stomach
60 85 -11% -5% -9% 7.9 kg
DRD body armor.png DRD body armor Aramid 3 Thorax,

Stomach

60 240 -3% -2% -2% 4 kg
BNTIKirasaNarmorIcon.png BNTI Kirasa-N body armor Combined materials 3 Thorax,
Stomach
70 140 -8% -5% -6% 7.1 kg
Highcom Trooper TFO armor (multicam) icon.png HighCom Trooper TFO body armor (Multicam) UHMWPE 4 Thorax 85 189 -9% -2% -3% 6.8 kg
THOR Concealable Icon.png NFM THOR Concealable Reinforced Vest body armor Combined materials 4 Thorax,
Stomach
35 70 -4% -4% -2% 9 kg
6B13 assault armor icon.gif 6B13 assault armor Ceramic 4 Thorax,
Stomach
47 59 -12% -3% -5% 10.5 kg
6B23-2 armorIcon.png 6B23-2 body armor (Mountain Flora) Ceramic 4 Thorax,
Stomach
55 69 -11% -3% -9% 7.2 kg
KORUNDIcon.png NPP KlASS Korund-VM body armor Armor steel 5 Thorax,
Stomach
45 64 -18% -9% -10% 9.8 kg
FORT Redut-M body armor icon.png FORT Redut-M body armor Combined materials 5 Thorax,
Stomach
60 120 -13% -12% -11% 13.5 kg
6B13 M icon.png 6B13 M modified assault armor (Tan) UHMWPE 5 Thorax,
Stomach
60 133 -9% -3% -5% 7.5 kg
Gen4hmk.png IOTV Gen4 body armor (high mobility kit) Titan 5 Thorax,
Stomach
65 118 -11% -17% -12% 13 kg
GZHELKArmorIcon.png BNTI Gzhel-K body armor Ceramic 5 Thorax,
Stomach
65 81 -10% -3% -4% 8.9 kg
Defender-2 Icon.png FORT Defender-2 body armor Armor steel 5 Thorax,
Stomach
70 100 -9% -12% -7% 11.5 kg
Gen4assault.png IOTV Gen4 body armor (assault kit) Titan 5 Arms,
Thorax,
Stomach
75 136 -20% -14% -14% 15 kg
IOTVfullIcon.png IOTV Gen4 body armor (full protection) Titan 5 Arms,
Thorax,
Stomach
95 173 -24% -19% -22% 17 kg
FORT Redut-T5 body armor icon.png FORT Redut-T5 body armor Combined materials 5 Arms,
Thorax,
Stomach
100 200 -37% -15% -14% 16.5 kg
5.11 Hexgrid plate carrier.png 5.11 Tactical Hexgrid plate carrier UHMWPE 6 Thorax 50 111 -8% -2% -1% 7.7 kg
Slick.gif LBT-6094A Slick Plate Carrier Armor steel 6 Thorax 80 114 -10% -2% -1% 9.7 kg
Zhuk-6a heavy armor icon.png BNTI Zhuk-6a body armor Ceramic 6 Thorax,
Stomach
75 94 -13% -5% -6% 9 kg
THOR IC Icon.png NFM THOR Integrated Carrier body armor Combined materials 6 Arms,
Thorax,
Stomach
55 110 -28% -16% -20% 18 kg
FORT armor icon.png 6B43 6A Zabralo-Sh body armor Combined materials 6 Arms,
Thorax,
Stomach
85 170 -35% -21% -27% 20 kg

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
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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