English version

flak jacket

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Military
flak jacketˈflak ˌjacket noun [countable]  PMa special coat made of strong heavy material to protect soldiers and policemen from bullets
Examples from the Corpus
flak jacketIf that happens, Freedman is going to have to get a flak jacket and write another book.Strapped into an armor-lined cockpit and trussed up in a flak jacket and helmet, Air Force Capt.McVeigh wore a purple shirt with a flak jacket beneath it and brown slacks.Tucking himself into a ball of boots and flak jacket, the Squat bounced and rolled half a dozen times.Primo notices his dark swollen belly, pushing out between the flaps of a green flak jacket.
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