flak vest


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flak vest

[′flak ‚vest]
(engineering)
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However as we know the president was not able to live up to his promises, and it wasn't long before his previous announcement of not wearing a flak vest during his swearing in ceremony, soon became the subject of ridicule and sarcasm amongst his opponents and supporters.
He was carrying a silver handgun in his waistband and wearing a military flak vest, Sgt.
I was carrying Sarg's M-16, three water bottles in my pockets, plus a 30-pound flak vest, and a 4-pound Kevlar helmet.
Bacik is running, sprinting as best he can under the weight of a flak vest, ammo and other gear.
I quickly said goodbye, grabbed my flak vest and helmet and started to run for the bunker.
Until then, their main protection had come from a flak vest and helmet.
If you can't get an armored car, at least you should have a flak vest.
Although each of us had a personal view of The World, we generally agreed on the following: The World is a special place where people sleep in real beds, take hot showers every day; and do not have to keep their steel helmet, flak vest, and M-16 rifle within lunging distance.
Malcolm Grow, 8th Air Force surgeon, received the Legion of Merit for developing the flak vest and steel helmet.
When they're wearing their flak vest and seated in the vehicle, it's hard to get to their guns quickly.
He was sleeping in his uniform and flak vest in 110 degrees.
Half a flak vest - front or back, it was hard to tell - lay in the dust where it had been thrown at least 30 metres, clear over two armoured trucks.