Jack Personal Armor

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Generic Jack Personal Armor
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Generic Jack Personal Armor
Type Protective Gear
Tech Level TL–1
Size 4.0 liters
Weight 1.0 kg
Cost Cr50
Manufacturer Various
Generic Jack Personal Armor
Jack Personal Armor (Cr50; TL–1) is a natural or synthetic leather jacket or body suit covering the torso and upper arms and legs. [1]

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Jack is somewhat better than ordinary clothing or bare skin when defending against blades; it is worthless against guns. [1]

Personal Armor Characteristics[edit]

Volume: 4.0 liters. Weight: 1.0 kg. Base Price: Cr50.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

As a Proto-Sophont transitions from TL–0 to full sophonce and the full use of tools in the TL:1-3 epoch, leather and hide working are discovered and used to create the first Personal Armors. Higher tech jack armors, sometimes called Leather Armor, often use various leather hardening processes to increase resistance against blades and other melee weapons. [4]

Selected Personal Armor Models[edit]

  1. TL-1 Jack Personal Armor
  2. TL-3 Jack Personal Armor
  3. TL-5 Jack Personal Armor
  4. TL-7 Jack Personal Armor

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.

  1. 1.0 1.1 Marc Miller. Characters and Combat (Game Designers Workshop, 1977), 41.
  2. Marc Miller. "Imperial Soldier’s Weapons & Armor Guide." MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy (1990): page/s 4.
  3. Marc Miller. "Imperial Soldier’s Weapons & Armor Guide." MegaTraveller 1: The Zhodani Conspiracy (1990): page/s 4.
  4. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak