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Old 04-30-2016, 12:17 PM
Snarky_Kong Snarky_Kong is offline
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Originally Posted by AK84 View Post
I have an old school friend who has been hit by a 7.62 x 39mm round while wearing a vest, with the plate.. A broken rib, a REALLY bad bruise and week of light duties.

I doubt that most circumstances would result in a person just getting up, probably have been, but I don't think Doc Brown would have been as alright as he was, if this was real life.

(Actually he took a burts at something like 5 meters, I wonder if any vest would stop all those rounds.).
I believe that the plates that US troops wear are rated for 3 hits.