Journalists and TV crews cover news from all over the world while facing multiple threats. For press and TV media employees safety should be most important. That’s why we usually see journalist and reporters that report from dangerous areas wearing body armor. This body armor gear includes a bulletproof vest usually with hard armor plates and a helmet, of course this body armor usually made in blue color and marked with “Press” sticker or a Velcro emblem.
This bulletproof vest not only protect the neck and shoulders, it also has removable groin protection, all this parts and the bullet proof vest itself consist of soft body armor of level IIIA / 3A rating. The groin ballistic part not only can be entirely removed but when it attached it can be folded and strapped to the center of the vest for better movement.
This bulletproof vest is lightweight and thin to be more flexible. This bulletproof vest comes with pockets attached to the sides and front, to allow the TV media crew members to store their equipment. This vest is fully adjustable and comes with wide Velcro areas to allow the vest comfortably adjusted to the wearer.
These bulletproof vests usually assigned to the journalists, TV reporters and their crew members by their employers. It is important to remember that this vest is not enough for complete protection, and to increase its protection to level III and level IV it can be used with 10×12 inch armor plates. Also this vest should be used with a bulletproof helmet to protect the head from injuries.