Modelled after the human silhouette and designed to provide balanced protection that does not limit mobility on the battlefield, combat armors are a diverse family of personal body armor of varying degrees of sophistication, from the earliest iterations of the armor developed by the United States Army to the cutting-edge riot gears that came into use prior to the Great War.
A superior variant of the standard combat armor, the Brotherhood armor cannot be used for dermal implants, but remains a good choice for the player or the player's companions due to its good statistics. Power armor makes it largely irrelevant in terms of raw protection, especially since its weight was halved between games.
- ↑ The Army helmet is presented in the game as an older type of helmet, issued to uniformed troops who do not use the standard set of combat armor: Clearly visible in the tutorial segment and later on countless dead bodies throughout the Commonwealth.
- ↑ Riot gear variants available in Lonesome Road.