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BUAER Flak Vest

  • FSN
  • 8415-531-2272 (size: 42)
  • Specification
  • MIL-V-18628
The U.S. Navy’s BUAER (Bureau of Aeronautics) Flak Vest was made from ballistic nylon and protected the upper torso from low velocity fragments. It featured a zip front closure protected by a snap fastener cover and was issued with a matching groin protector. The BUAER vest was worn by Navy and Marine Corps aircrews early in the Vietnam War.

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