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Posted: 9/16/2001 9:05:02 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/16/2001 9:46:15 PM EST by Ridge_runner]
My thoughtful wife bought me this M-1955(W\collar).What can you tell me about this?When were these vest issued.I'm guessing Veitnam era.It seams to have plates in it. Do you know what this vest will stop? Any help will be greatly appreciated.
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Posted: 9/16/2001 9:58:59 PM EST
Here's a Link to Data regarding its body armor ratings, and other info: [url][/url] General Description: M-1955 Armored Vest / USA / 1955 Basically, this vest is identical to the M-1951 but made from improved materials. It had one small breast pocket, and a useful rope ridge on the right shoulder, to prevent a weapon sling from slipping down. In the late 1960s, two large front pockets were added to many M-1955 vests. -inuhbad
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