flak jacket


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flak jacket

[′flak ‚jak·ət]
(engineering)
A jacket or vest of heavy fabric containing metal, nylon, or ceramic plates, designed especially for protection against flak; usually covers the chest, abdomen, back, and genitals, leaving the arms and legs free. Also known as flak vest.
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He stated he had a gun on his person and gestured by pulling his pant legs up and opening and closing his flak jacket.
I would have had to put the flak jacket on probably - and the hard hat - but I'm happy to do that because I really believe in this team and the direction it is going," he added.
Each Exo Flak Jacket case includes: Aluminum Front Frame x 1, Aluminum Back Frame x 1, Screwdriver x 1, and 6 Installation screws.
His car was marked "press" and witnesses said he was wearing an identifying flak jacket.
WHILE I was never a fan of Margaret Thatcher, above, you can't help but compare her style with that of deputy Labour leader Harriet Harman, who toured her south London Peckham constituency during daylight dressed in a police bullet-proof flak jacket, surrounded by the Met's finest.
And not just the protection of an armoured car or flak jacket.
and there, complete with flak jacket, is Bottler Brown.
Soon, every Marine who qualifies with a pistol will need a flak jacket and a Kevlar helmet.
Let's hope civil war breaks out sooner rather than later, as I have my eye on a simply darling flak jacket and helmet combo for the Spring.
Zuhair won no fewer than five times at the fixture, while Flak Jacket was a three-time winner of the Stewards' Cup consolation race.
During an altercation at a traffic stop, Garcia pulled a weapon and shot Deputy March in the side and the head, in order to avoid hitting the officer's flak jacket.
Packers' Green speaks: Green Bay running back Ahman Green donned a flak jacket to protect his bruised ribs and felt so good after practice that he broke his season-long silence.