Multi Purpose Vest


Multi-Purpose Vest is a baseline body armour providing protection against Level III-A, which can be upgraded to Level III or IV based on the requirement of the wearer. This Vest comes with adjustable waist and shoulder making it easy and more comfortable to wear, thus this Vest is comfortable, upgradable and affordable making it value for money. This vest is a fantastic option for Law Enforcement l and security personnel due to its sheer versatility.Nij Tested products Available with bespoke solutions for bulk orders along with 5 year warranty banner.

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Multipurpose Lightweight Body Armour

Multi-Purpose Vest is designed as a basic armour vest for the Police and security agencies. It provides front, back and sides ballistic protection. The Multi-Purpose Vest is an enhanced version which can be worn either overtly or correctly.


  • Custom cut NIJ 0101.06 Level IIIA Soft armour.
  • Allowance for 10” by 12” Hard armour Panels of Level III, Level III+ & Level IV.(fitted is HAP Pockets).
  • Allowance for Ballistic Material inserts to be used with ICW (In Conjunction With) Hard armour Plates.
  • Front to back wrap around ballistic protection.
  • Adjustable side closure design.
  • Air Mesh for improved airflow around the body of the Wearer.
  • Externally and Internally adjustable Waistbands to secure the vest to the wearer.
  • Sturdy drag strap on Rear of Vest.
  • 6 size adjustment straps.
  • Available in PU Coated Hardwearing Fabric Nylon, Cordura and Cotton Fabric in range of colours.

Protection Level

  • SAP protects against 9mm Projectile as per NIJ Level IIIA
  • Can be upgraded to NIJ LEVEL III, III+, IV, depending upon the HAP used.


  • Washable outer cover
  • Transfer soft armour protection from one carrier to another

Optional Accessories

  • BP Vest bag/Carrier
  • HAP’s

Coverage Area

Size Coverage Area
Small 0.22 m2
Medium 0.25 m2
Large 0.31 m2
X- large 0.34 m2
XX-large 0.40 m2


  • Outer Cover + Sap Approx. 3 kg (for large)
  • Tolerance: ± 5%


  • 5 year performance warranty on SAP.
  • 10 years performance warranty on Hard armour Panels.
  • 1 year performance warranty on Outer Carrier (Subject to usage conditions).

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What protection does a Multi purpose vest offer?

    This vest provides NIJ Level IIIA protection. Depending on the wearer's unique requirements for increased safety and security, upgrade options to Level III, III+, or IV are offered.

    Is the multi purpose vest comfortable to wear?

    Adjustable shoulder and waist straps, as well as air mesh for better airflow, make comfort a top priority. Law enforcement and security officials can wear this vest for extended periods of time with comfort.

    Can I customize the protection level of a multi purpose vest?

    The vest may easily be upgraded to Level III, III+, or IV by incorporating suitable Hard Armor Panels (HAP) into specific pockets to offer individualized protection.

    Are there color options available for multi purpose vest?

    Yes, a variety of color variations are available for multi purpose vests to accommodate different operational scenarios. At Hard Shell, the color options include desert camouflage, desert tan, jungle print, and many more. Personnel can maximize effectiveness by customizing their outfit to meet mission requirements.

    Are there size options available for multi purpose vests?

    Yes, multi purpose vests are available in a range of sizes to fit a variety of body shapes. Standard sizing charts let people choose the right fit by using measures like chest, waist, and inseam. During tactical operations, comfort and mobility are enhanced by size customisation.

    Additional information


    Urban Camouflage, Desert Camouflage, Desert Tan, Digital Desert Camouflage, digital olive green, Jungle Print, Multi Camouflage, Navy blue, Olive Drab, Olive Green


    Small, Medium, Large, X Large, XX Large


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