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 combat armor, the Brotherhood armor is a top of the line armor for player characters unwilling to bear the bulk of power armor. It has excellent armor class, damage resistances and damage thresholds, while having a low weight.
Lost Hills: After the player becomes an Initiate, they can receive a suit from Michael if they ask Talus for equipment.
↑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.