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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Her flak jacket will go on display at the Kensington Palace as part of its "(https://www.telegraph.co.uk/art/what-to-see/diana-fashion-story-kensington-palace-review/) Diana: Her Fashion Story " exhibition.
Flak jacket may contain food, snacks, Torah, map, binoculars, compass, and night-vision gear, but not sunglasses, keys and wallets.
He stated he had a gun on his person and gestured by pulling his pant legs up and opening and closing his flak jacket. Attempts were made to have him surrender peacefully; however, he refused and returned into his residence,'' the police statement said.
Each Exo Flak Jacket case includes: Aluminum Front Frame x 1, Aluminum Back Frame x 1, Screwdriver x 1, and 6 Installation screws.
His body was wrapped in a bloody Palestinian flag, as fellow journalists marched alongside carrying his broken camera and bloodstained flak jacket. The marchers waved Palestinian flags and carried small posters of Mr Shana posing with his camera.
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.
It's early morning in the south of England and through the mist a small group of people can just be seen, all that can be heard is the faintest of tunes on the morning air "Do You ken Gord Brown at the break of day do you ken Gord Brown when he's far far away?" and there, complete with flak jacket, is Bottler Brown.
In addition to the Kevlar helmet and flak jacket, the Marine Corps will incorporate the kneeling position at certain distances of the range.
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. Garcia had been deported from the U.S.