11 New Assault Bulletproof Shield For Russian Fighters

New Assault Bulletproof Shield For Russian Fighters

Posted on December 17, 2012 by team

This is a unique development of Russian scientists for the army of the country. A new assault bulletproof shield was called “Zabor” (“Fence”) which could be probably also listed in this post of today.

This powerful shield has a 5-class protection and can stop bullets of AKM, SVD, and even fragments of grenades, however it is rather heavy – 50 kilograms (110 lb).

As you can see it has a special corset with straps for fastening on a soldier’s torso, the shield itself inserts into special grooves on the corset.
Although it is a powerful shield and can protect from almost any weapon mentioned above, it cannot be called rather comfortable.

One cannot put it on himself, putting it off is even more difficult.


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11 Responses to “New Assault Bulletproof Shield For Russian Fighters”

  1. Osip says:

    The fellow who wears this must have his balls fashioned from the same material.

  2. Alain says:

    It protects the torso, but not the head, nor the arms, nor the legs. Plenty of ways to disable a soldier thus…

  3. manta says:

    7.62×39, 7.62×51 NATO, 7.62×54, and such will penetrate this thing with ease. Yes, no chance with a Makarov although.

    • Strelok says:

      You need to work on your reading comprehension skills. It clearly states that the shield can stop AKM and SVD round (i.e. 7.62×39 and 7.62×54 respectively). Whether it can stop the armor-piercing rounds is another question (although those rounds are rather specialized and a rarity amongst criminals/terrorists).

      • Opravar says:

        True mate… Manta -► Today only 3kg plate will stop 7.62×54 rounds without penetration (Its NIJ IV class)

      • Bill says:

        Rare? Hell I have a box of 500 7.62×51 AP and another 250 of API in the closet, and I have nothing to do with the military.

        • Karl says:

          Just because you have several hundred rounds of it doesn’t make it not rare. You just happen to be one of a few people that own a quantity of it.

  4. guest says:

    better than nothing, but using steel in 2012 is like using a horse instead of a car.

  5. davepen says:

    That looks more like breaching and raid protection. No soldier in the field is going to wear a steel curtain.

  6. des says:

    Holly…. Now i know where they utylised their T34’s tanks :-)

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