Floating Armour Torso System (FATS) - 175 Newtons

Stock Code: CL09SB, CL09SMC

This innovative system provides comfortable body armour with an integrated life jacket.

175 Newton bouyancy for aircrew and vehicle crew. Lower profile for use in confined space.

The removable inflatable stole is located underneath the high performing level IIIA armour pack to protect the wearer and the lifesaving floating capability from bullet or fragment threats.

The gas inflatable bladder is fitted with an automatic trigger which deploys within seconds in water. The armour vest expands around with the bladder when activated to provide continuous protection. It has been independently tested, simulating more real-world situations.


Key Features

  • Inflation protected by body armour
  • Two levels of buoyancy available (170 & 275 Newton)
  • Automatic and manual inflation
  • Automatically inflates within approximately 3 seconds of water immersion
  • Can be used with or without the inflatable stole
  • Extensively independently tested and proven
  • Buoyant Dyneema NIJ .06 ballistic protection
  • Easy to don and doff
  • Mesh lining for better airflow and rapid drainage Self rights to clear airways from the water


This product provides easy access to clean and re-arm the inflatable stole. Without effecting; performance, ballistic protection, buoyancy or comfort.

The system benefits from burstable connections at the shoulders and waist to allow the vest to expand around the stole once activated. The connections are achieved by quick release buckles that release effortlessly during the inflation of the system, whilst providing a high tolerance of load bearing strength through the system in normal use.


Design features

  • Tabard style tactical armour vest
  • Fully functional all-round MOLLE style attachment system to suit the task in any terrain
  • Removable inflatable stole, with a 275N buoyant capability
  • Vest expands with the inflation of the stole
  • Automatic inflation can be deactivated for river crossing, etc.
  • Self rights the wearer to clear airways from the water
  • Fully adjustable at the sides
  • Internal elasticated waistband distributes the load of the vest
  • Rear grab handle facilitates emergency extraction
  • Mesh lining for better airflow and rapid drainage
  • Stole is easily removable so the body armour can be used by itself
  • Easy access bladder for re-arming, servicing and cleaning
  • Lightweight PU coated Nylon 500 denier outer fabric
  • Removable and adjustable crotch strap
  • Unique 4 point expansion system allows the life jacket to inflate without crushing your chest
  • Tabard style tactical armour vest
  • Life jacket can be removed if not required and the body armour can be worn independently
  • Inserts protected with welded lightweight waterproof covers
  • The gas inflatable stole is kitted out with an automatic trigger which deploys within seconds in water
  • Having the lifejacket under the body armour also gives it a low profile close fit
  • Internal elasticated waistband distributes the load of the vest
  • Lightweight PU coated Nylon 500 denier outer fabric
  • The armour vest expands around with the bladder when activated to provide continuous protection
  • Easy access bladder for re-arming, servicing and cleaning


Protection

  • Ballistic inserts made of low density and buoyant Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethlene (UHMWPE) insert
  • Inserts protected with welded lightweight coated Nylon covers
  • Protection certified in accordance to NIJ 0101.06
  • Accommodates front and back 25 X 30cm (10”x12”) hard armour plates, with plate options
  • Choice of protection tested in accordance to NIJ 0101.04 or NIJ 0101.06
  • Protection level NIJ IIIA


The 275N Floatable Armour Torso System when used with the crotch strap, met the requirements for in water performance for the tests described on the attached test report, for a level 275 device in accordance with ISO 12402-2:2006A1:2010


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