The UT4 is a UKRTAC body armor that embodies all the best features for the protection and comfort of soldiers. This is a Ukrainian product that competes with the most famous foreign analogues. It can be additionally equipped with a rifle, groin protection, shoulder and neck protection, assault backpack and ballistic helmet.
The plates of class 4 of DSTU 8782:2018 “Lightweight BZ” produced by Arsenal Patriot are tested by firing a sharp-edged bullet of 5.54×39 caliber with a steel heat-strengthened core in a steel shell lined with tompak, 7H10 (speed 910±3 m/s, weight 3.6 g. and a 7.62×54 sharp-edged bullet with a non-heat-strengthened steel core in a steel shell lined with tompak, rifle cartridge 57-H-323s (speed 850±15 m/s, weight) from a distance of 10±0.5 m.
The UKRTAC side protection armor package withstood a 9×18 pistol bullet (velocity 345±1 m/s) with a spherical head with a non-heat-strengthened steel core in a steel-in-steel jacket, lined with tomahawk, 57-H-181s cartridge (Makarov pistol) and 9×19 Luger bullet (velocity 409±1 m/s) in a full metal jacket made of copper alloy with a hemispherical nose with a soft (lead) core, according to DSTU 8782:2018 “Personal protective equipment. Body armor.”, for the 1st class of protection. The depth of the out-of-plane deformation does not exceed 22 mm.
Plates (2 pcs. )
– Armor steel of the Swedish concern SSAB, Armox Advance with a hardness of 58-63 HRC
– Softening damper made of 8 mm thick EVA material with a density of 80 kg/m3
– Additional front layer to combat core and shell fragmentation
– Protection: Class 4 DSTU 8782:2018 / III NIJ 0101.06
– Dimensions: 250x300x21 mm.
– Area of protection: 7.1 Dm2
– Weight: 3.1 kg.
Shop pouches (3 pcs. )
– Material: Cordura 500D
– Anti-slip insert
– Elastic cord-elastic band for fixing magazines
– Compatible with AKM/AK-74/M4A1/M16/RPK magazines
Side protection (1 set)
– Material: Ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) and 8mm damper. to reduce interference.
– Protection class 1 DSTU 8782:2018
– Material: Cordura 500D
– Fittings for quick reset of 2M production
– 3D ventilation for increased comfort
– textile fasteners made by Velcro/Alfatex
– height adjustment for S/XL sizes
– volume adjustment of the chamberband for sizes S/XL
– elastic insert on the band
– the chamberlain has a pocket for additional protection
– removable front MOLLE panel
– the front part has a pocket for personal belongings
– soft panels for attaching identifiers and packs
– is compatible with 250×300 mm plates.
– additional slings for fixing the plates in height inside
– Permit and License of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine (Order No. 613 “On Issuance of a License to Conduct Business Activities”)
– Test reports for each batch