Mehler Vario System Unveils Womans Soft Ballistic Panel specifically Designed to Fit Female Bodies: Mehler FlexGuard

FULDA, GERMANY (29 November 2022)—Mehler Vario System GmbH today announced the launch of its newest product: the Mehler FlexGuard Woman’s Soft Ballistic Panel. 

Constructed to fit the female body, the Mehler FlexGuard Woman’s Soft Ballistic Panel is described by the company as a “step-change for female operators in the line of duty.”

Mehler FlexGuard Soft Ballistic Panel

Mehler FlexGuard Woman’s Soft Ballistic Panel is among the lightest such products currently on the market. According to the company, the version rated VPAM 3 (weight without “point-blank” shot) weighs approximately 3.1 kg/per sqm, while the version rated SK1 (weight including “point-blank” shot) weighs approximately 3.6 kg/per sqm.

Mehler FlexGuard Soft Ballistic Panel

Said Thomas Homberg, CEO of Mehler Vario System Group, ” The perfect fit of their protection system is an essential criterion for operators, who must focus on their demanding missions without being distracted. Mehler FlexGuard provides an outstanding ballistic lightweight protection combined with an unmatched comfort for the female operator.FlexGuard is different from other available conventional ballistic panels for women. It is based on a new production process, enabling us to offer anatomically moulded panels for a seamless and streamlined fit. 

Mehler FlexGuard Soft Ballistic Panel

Due to innovative ballistic materials and novel processing, the soft ballistic panel withstand the threats of up to VPAM 3 or SK1. Other protection classes are available upon request.

Additionally, the panel can be combined with most other Mehler Vario System vest models. It can also be upgraded with a shaped shock absorber to reduce the depth of trauma.


Mehler FlexGuard is available in multiple standard sizes. Mehler Vario System’s professional body armor fitting team ensures a perfect fit for every female operator. 

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Mehler Vario System, headquartered in Fulda, Germany, is a globally active group of companies, manufacturer of protection and carrying systems for police, military and special forces.

For more than 40 years, the group’s companies have manufactured body armor, shields, equipment bags and helmets, covering an extensive range of high-end protection, carrying and clothing products. These include hard and soft ballistic elements as well as bullet, stab and impact protection. 

Mehler Vario System Group is active in over 40 countries and is valued as a reliable and innovative partner to national and international security agencies and the military. 

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