Cell Extraction Vest

Cell Extraction Vests by PPSS Group offer truly outstanding NIJ 0115.00 Level III (Stab + Spike) protection.

This groundbreaking product has been specially designed to protect officers from some of the most hostile, brutal, vicious and irrational human beings on this planet… many of which have taken other human lives in some of the most horrendous manners.

PPSS have liaised with Correctional Emergency Response Teams (CERT) and other serving Correctional and Prison Officers to develop the ultimate cell extraction vests… to deal with incidents, riots, cell extractions, mass searches, or disturbances in prisons.



  • Rigid body moulded panels made out of glass/ceramic composites providing an exceptionally high level of certified protection against stabbing weapons.


  • Covers made out of military spec Cordura® 1000D and include Molle webbing over the greatest possible area of the front and back.

Stab / Spike Protection

  • #400300 – NIJ 0115.00 Level III
  • #400305 – NIJ 0115.00 Level I / KR1

Tested Energy Level 1

  • #400300 – 43 Joules – 7mm Maximum Penetration
  • #400305 – 24 Joules – 7mm Maximum Penetration

Tested Energy Level 2

  • #400300 – 65 Joules – 20mm Maximum Penetration
  • #400305 – 36 Joules – 20mm Maximum Penetration

Blunt Trauma Protection

Truly exceptional and previously unmatched level of protection from a kick, punch or blow – or blunt objects such as piece of iron, chair, table, bricks, etc.

Needle Protection

  • Unlimited level of protection from narrower blades & hypodermic needles.

Sizes L – 4XL


  • #400300  7-10kg (15-22lbs) subject to sizes
  • #400305  4-7kg (9-15lbs) subject to sizes

Panel Thickness

  • #400300  7mm + foam backing
  • #400305  5mm + foam backing

Areal Density

  • #400300  12.5kg (27.8lbs) per sqm
  • #400300  7kg (15.4lbs) per sqm

Outer Fabric

Highly durable machine washable covers made out of Cordura 1000

Also available in fire resistant / flame retardant out material

Color Black

Place of Manufacture UK

Features & benefits

  • PPSS Cell Extraction Vests Performance: NIJ 0115.00 Level III Stab + Spike or NIJ Level I / KR1
  • Extremely tough and durable
  • Body moulded collar parts provide extensive and complete wrap-around neck protection
  • Front opening means full securing of the garment is extremely simple and fast
  • The world’s best performance/cost ratio
  • Unlimited shelf life
  • Comfortably worn – exceptional manoeuvrability
  • Includes Molle webbing over the greatest possible area (front and back)

Providing protection from the following threats:

  • Blunt impact weapons – including hammers, clubs, bricks, snooker balls, gym weights
  • High impact cutting weapons – including axes and machetes
  • Makeshift edged weapons, shanks and razor blades
  • Heavy assault, including kicks and punches
  • Blunt trauma injury associated with all the above

Who are our Cell Extraction Vests suitable for?

  • CERT (Correctional Emergency Response Teams)
  • NTRG (National Tactical Response Groups)
  • Tactical Support Units
  • Prison Riot Teams