UT4 is a UKRTAC body armor that incorporates the best protection and comfort features for soldiers. It is a Ukrainian product that competes with the most well-known foreign analogs. It can be additionally equipped with an RPS, groin protection, shoulder, neck protection, assault backpack, and ballistic helmet.
The plates of class 4 DSTU 8782:2018 “Lightweight armor” manufactured by the company “Arsenal Patriot” passed the test of firing with a steel-cored bullet caliber 5.54×39 in a steel shell, plated with tombac, of the 7N10 cartridge (velocity of 910±3 m/s, mass of 3.6 g), and a steel-cored bullet caliber 7.62×54 in a steel shell, plated with tombac, of the 57-N-323s cartridge (velocity of 850±15 m/s, mass) at a distance of 10±0.5 m.
The UKRTAC side protection armor pack withstood the firing of a 9×18 caliber pistol bullet (velocity of 345±1 m/s) with a spherical steel-cored head in a steel shell, plated with tombac, of the 57-N-181s cartridge (Makarov pistol), and a 9×19 Luger bullet (velocity of 409±1 m/s) in a solid metal shell made of copper alloy with a semi-spherical soft (lead) core, according to DSTU 8782:2018 “Personal protective equipment. Body armor.” for class 1 protection. The depth of penetration deformation does not exceed 22 mm.
Plates (2 pcs.)
- Armox Advance steel from the Swedish concern SSAB with a hardness of 58-63 HRC
- Softening damper made of EVA material with a thickness of 8 mm and a density of 80 kg/m3
- Additional front layer to counter the ricochet of the core and fragments of the bullet shell
- Protection: class 4 DSTU 8782:2018 / III NIJ 0101.06
- Size: 250x300x21 mm
- Protection area: 7.1 dm2
- Weight: 3.1 kg
Magazine pouches (3 pcs.)
- Material: Cordura 500D
- Anti-slip insert
- Elastic cord-rubber for fixing magazines
- Compatible with AKM/AK-74/M4A1/M16/RPK magazines
Side protection (1 set)
- Material: Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) and 8 mm shock absorber to reduce impact.
- Protection class 1 according to DSTU 8782:2018.
- Material: Cordura 500D.
- 2M quick-release hardware.
- 3D ventilation for increased comfort.
- Velcro/Alfatex textile fasteners.
- Height adjustment for S/XL sizes.
- Waistband volume adjustment for S/XL sizes.
- Elastic insert on waistband.
- Waistband has a pocket for additional protection.
- Removable front MOLLE panel.
- Front part has a pocket for personal belongings.
- Soft panels for attaching identifiers and patches.
- Compatible with 250×300 mm plates.
- Additional height fixation straps inside.
- License and Permit of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine (Order No. 613 “on the issuance of a license for business activity”).
- Protocols of testing for each batch.