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 suit of standard US Army combat armor, consisting of olive drab armor plates affixed to a light brown uniform. A single golden chevron is painted on each pauldron, denoting the owner as the rank of private in the United States Armed Forces.
It has the effect "Superior training" which grants a small bonus to the Guns and Survival skills. In additions to the pouches added to the armor, the shoulder plates are also shaped slightly different from other combat armors.
↑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.