Fortis armoured buoyancy jackets have sufficient inherent buoyancy (up to 100 Newtons) to aid survival in calm, ocean and coastal waters and inland waterways.
Jackets are fitted with closed-cell vinyl-nitrile buoyancy foam.
Fortis armoured inflatable jackets have sufficient buoyancy (up to 275 Newtons) to aid survival of unconscious wearers in deep ocean waters.
Jackets are fitted with inflatable collars.
Fortis Flotation Armour protects against:
- Ballistic attack (including ‘blunt-trauma’)
- Stabbing attack (including knives, spikes and needles)
- Fragmentation (from exploding devices)
- Blunt injury (from blows to the body)
Fortis Flotation Armour has been qualified to HOSDB HG2 / KR2 / SP2 and NIJ IIIA.
Fortis Flotation Armour carries the coveted Four-Star weight-rating.
Fortis Flotation Armour jackets can be tailored to suit individual customer requirements for outer fabrics, pockets, pouches, styles and insignia.
For an explanation of body armour ‘protection levels’ and body armour standards please refer to our Risk