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Not to be confused with the ARMOR specializtion
Flak Jacket IRL

A real life flak jacket.

Modern day armored vests were originally known as "flak jackets", and were used by bomber crews to protect against high-caliber proximity-detonated anti-aircraft shells (flak). After research during the Vietnam war showed that 2/3 of casualties were from fragmentation, not bullets, body armor saw a proper return to the frontlines.

Battlefield 3Edit

FLAK JACKET
FLAKicon
AMMO EXPL
Special Feature

Reduces explosive damage caused upon the player and his squadmates

Kit

All

Unlocked At

Level 8 (Solo)
Level 29 (Squad)

Customization Slot

Specialization

"Reduces the damage taken from explosives and shrapnel by providing additional coverage to high risk body parts."
— Battlelog description

FLAK is a Specialization in Battlefield 3. It reduces the damage taken from explosives and shrapnel by 15% to high risk body parts. It does not, however, protect against direct hits.[1]

The solo specialization is unlocked at rank 8, while the squad specialization is unlocked at rank 29.


Battlefield 4Edit

FLAK is a specialization featured in Battlefield 4. It decreases damage from explosions by 15%. It is a part of numerous Upgrade Paths. As in Battlefield 3, the specializtion does not protect against direct hits from explosives.

Upgrade PathsEdit


Battlefield HardlineEdit

Flak Jacket is a specialization set to be featured in Battlefield Hardline as one of two Reputation perks for the Operator kit.


ReferencesEdit

  1. - @Demize99 - Twitter - Retrieved September 10, 2011

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