Infantry Combat Equipment (non-firearm): Vests, Body Armor, NVGs, etc.

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    Also the last round that the composite plate stopped was a 7.62x54mm API (Armour piercing incendiary). No trivial feat at near point blank range.
     
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    Well, at least the PLA has finally solved the body armor problem. I wonder what the shelf life of these body armor plates is. If their shelf life is longer than 5 years, then they could start stockpiling them. Also, hot weathers decrease the shelf life of these plates, so I guess the PLA could stockpile them in places like Qinghai, Northern Xinjiang, Yunnan, and Northeastern China.
     
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    For comparison, what Soviet WWII era 7.62 API did to (admittedly very old) USGI plate.
     
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    I'm pretty sure Chinese companies have been making NIJ standard armour plate inserts for years. It's ubiquitous enough to be found on Alibaba.

    In this video, the lvl4 plate stopped up to .338RUM w/ titanium tip
     
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    Just a reminder.338RUM is not in military use and is not the same as .338Norma or .338LM those are far more powerful rounds.
     
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    Some interesting things mounted on their helmets...

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    Looks like a prototype for some form of augmented reality Visor. Just about everyone is working on that.
     
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    A useful tool for loading and unloading magazines...


    And does anyone know what kind of scope they have mounted on the top rail?
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    im aware, it is above lvl4 standard ceiling though.
     
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