"Now nervous gamekeepers can provide clients with extra protection, especially from trigger-happy Italians who get excited on the moors. "It is also ideal for upper-end security, especially overseas, with the likes of Russia proving a large and expanding market for us." He said the waistcoats and jackets are very lightweight, allowing easy movement, but will "easily" stop a shotgun blast thanks to ceramic plates inserted into their linings. The tweed 'soft armour' also includes a weave of aramid, a super-strength synthetic fibre that diverts bullets off at an angle. The exterior is covered by a thin layer of Teflon, which is waterproof and offers extra protection.
Forget the Scottish grouse moors, how many of us need something like this for our upland gamebird openers? And would wearing bulletproof clothing be worth looking like you're tracking Lon Chaney Jr. through the fog?