New Army and Air Force Body Armor Gets Fielded to the 82nd Airborne Division

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September 29, 2021 | Originally published by Army Times on September 17, 2021

According to this article, the brigades with the 82nd Airborne Division have received the Army’s newest body armor and plates.  The new modular scalable vest fielding is intended to add mobility to the gear, providing layers of protection for a variety of threat environments and lightening the load by allowing soldiers to refit the gear to the mission.

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