Nexus soft armour panels are a high quality lightweight solution and have been specifically designed for Warrior's Drop Down Utility Pouch. They are manufactured in the UK using SB51 Dyneema with an Aerial Density of 5.3 Kilos metre squared.
Nexus Soft Armour combines 2 elements very rarely found in commercial Armour. Nexus panels are NIJ level lllA approved, and have a V-50 Fragmentation rating in excess of 630 meters per second (630 m/s). This means that Nexus Soft Armour is capable of stopping 9mm handgun and 9mm Sub (MP5) at higher velocity, in addition to .357 SIG and .44 Mag. Although Soft Armour will stop a projectile the degree of energy that is absorbed by the body, known as the Back Face Signature, is far less in Nexus Soft Armour, NIJ level lllA permits up to 44 mm of energy absorbation (this usually results in bad bruising and even broken bones) our Nexus panels on average reduce this effect to only 25 mm of back face signature. In addition Nexus Soft Armour has a V-50 in excess of 630 m/s which is 30% greater than standard NATO issue (eg Osprey Panels) this means that Nexus Soft Armour gives very high levels of protection against the impact of shrapnel from IEDs and Grenades as well as greater ballistic protection against small arms and 9mm Sub Machine Gun (MP5).
Dyneema is not affected by water, however all panels are heat sealed inside a protective cover for additional water repellency and protection against sunlight.
All ballistic products supplied by NEXUS are made in the United Kingdom.