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Our next generation overt stab vests in black not only provide protection against knife attacks and stabbings but now affords protection from spikes, needles, improvised weapons and blunt force trauma - all officially tested and certified in accordance with international standards. No other overt stab vests offer this degree of protection; the real protection levels needed when confronted with the real threats of today.

Product Code

  • 700131/BLK

Features & Benefits

  • Ultra Lightweight
  • Protects all the vital organs
  • Ergonomically cast for comfort and fit
  • Redesigned for quick donning
  • Will not degrade unlike other body armour materials
  • Improved, advanced materials that will withstand impact from today's realistic threats
  • Also available in navy blue and hi vis yellow overt stab vests

Who are our overt stab vests in black suitable for:

Our overt stab vests in black are suitable for anyone who may be confronted with, or faced with dealing with violence and aggression, particularly those working in the following front-line professions:
  • Healthcare Security
  • University Security
  • Local Government Enforcement
  • Corrections
  • Borders Agencies
  • Facilities Management
  • Private Security Companies
  • Door Supervisors
  • Parking Enforcement Officers
  • Court Security
  • Public Transport
  • Shopping Centre Security
  • Airport Security
  • Stadiums Security
  • Public Attraction Security Teams
  • Revenue Collection Officers
  • Eviction Officers
  • and any other profession where an overt security presence is deemed appropriate
Please also visit our dedicated website for SlashPRO Slash Resistant Clothing, offering ultra-dependable cut level 5 protection from cuts. A significant cut to your muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves can cause rapid blood loss, subsequent shock, loss of life or simply immobility.
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Overt Stab Vests – Black KR1/SP1


Testing and Certification

As part of our commitment to integrity and full transparency, please see copies of our official certifications for our KR1/SP1 black overt stab vests below:

CAST certification – KR1 (Knife)

Protection from single edged weapons from kitchen knives to machetes and beyond.

CAST certification – SP1 (Spike)

Protection from makeshift shanks and spikes, such as sharpened screwdrivers, and doubled edged weapons including flip knives; not currently protected by armour only offering KR1.

VPAM certification – W5 (Blunt Force)

Blunt force trauma is the highest cause of injury faced by security professionals. Our stab vests protect you against 100 joules of impact from blunt objects or weapons including metal pipes, baseball bats, and crowbars.


Protective Panel:

3.6mm thin Fortiply, our advanced carbon fibre composite

Outer Cover:

Extremely durable and of extreme quality our covers are made a high grade nylon; featuring our high-tech spacer fabric providing the ultimate level of comfort and allowing cool air to circulate around the body.

Fully adjustable hook & loop side and shoulder fastenings Hook & Loop patches front and rear for applying badges
2 x Universal Radio Docks as standard.


S – 3XL (‘Wide’ fitting also available at no additional cost)

Weight (inc' panel)

1.75kg (based on size ‘Large’)

Care & Maintenance

Panel easily removed to allow for machine washing of outer cover



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