Tactical Armor

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Tactical Armor is the term used to refer to light-weight, conventional body armor (this is to say, non-powered body armor).

Design Details


The standard helmet often used in conjunction with Tactical Armor is a light-weight helmet covering majority of the head. Optional add-ons can be used to cover the face, as well as to make the helmet air-tight for use in hostile environments. The standard helmet has an integral communications link, and can mount a heads-up display similar to the one utilized in current versions of the Combat Assault Suit and other related armors. This heads-up display is capable of displaying mission data, as well as a variety of optical filters.


The torso and limbs of ordinary tactical armor is a modular set of light-weight composite plates, overlaid atop ceramic plates, and held together by aramid and other ballistic fabrics. While intended to be worn as a whole, sections can be swapped out for non-standard models, or removed entirely. The undersuit designed to be worn as party of the tactical armor is designed in two layers, one of which is a standard ballistic fabric, and the other layer designed to radiate heat in an attempt to cool down the wearer.


While the design process began in 2028 CE, for use in the War of Secession, the armor would not enter production until after the war's end. In the years since, the armor has primarily been utilized by groups such as the Civic Patrol, the Senate Security Force, and other government agencies that may require protection, suits of tactical armor have been sold to civilians in high-risk jobs, such as private security forces.