THIS VEST IS A SUPER-SHORT VERSION OF OUR FULL-LENGTH N. DEFENDER CATCH VEST. PERFECT FOR HOT WEATHER HUNTING. The base of this entire vest is made of three layers: 1050 denier ballistic nylon fabric sandwiched between two layers of orange 1000 denier textured nylon fabric. On top of this shell are sewn protective side and chest panels The side panels are made of viper cloth. The chest area has a panel of viper cloth and 2 layers of kevlar and is stitched for added strength and durability. These panels absorb the impact of a blow. This vest provides protection in the "key" areas of impact when catching a hog. It comes standard with a high neck that overlaps the cut collar and reflective tape on both sides. Three black nylon straps secure the vest in place - two go over the neck area and one over the back. Nickel plated hardware. One tough vest!