Translation of flak jacket in Spanish:

flak jacket

chaleco antibala(s), n.

(US flak vest)

noun

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    chaleco antibala(s) masculine
    Sport chaleco protector masculine
    • When Red Cross workers go into a war zone, they don't get a flak jacket.
    • She donned a flak jacket and helmet to learn how de-miners use metal detectors to make land safe.
    • Even without the plates in the pouches, the flak jacket is supposedly strong enough to stop a 9 mm bullet, meaning it's at least somewhat worthy of being called a bulletproof vest.
    • They preferred the more military look for their dress sense mainly kitted out in black bottoms, black magnum boots and a black shirt with an armoured flak jacket over the top.
    • Under his camouflage fatigues he wears a flak jacket with armour plates.
    • Mr Reed said: ‘It may be that the flak jacket he gave up saved the life of a soldier in the Black Watch or one of the other infantry regiments.’
    • Also he got to wear a flak jacket and ride in an armoured vehicle while doing so.
    • Bates was wearing a flak jacket, which at the time were lined with fiberglass plates.
    • An officer in a flak jacket without a visible gun stopped the two boys.
    • She comes sporting high heeled combat boots and a camouflage flak jacket so as not to be harmed by light shrapnel.
    • Mrs Roberts has queried whether the gun was in working order and whether the flak jacket provided enough protection.
    • The feeling of foreboding grew steadily as I was guided deeper into the minefield, dressed in a flak jacket and safety helmet.
    • His face was dirty and sweaty and grimacing with pain, his flak jacket hung open where it had taken a bullet, at the very least breaking his ribs or damaging his lungs.
    • One of the bullets clipped the flak jacket of one of our producers, Maria Fleet.
    • She claims he would have survived had it not been for faulty equipment and that he was away from his army vehicle without a protective flak jacket.
    • The heavy chest plate in his flak jacket stopped the bullet.
    • A flak jacket saved the life of the Marine.