Glossary: H

High Performance

A classification from the Cambridge Standard and equal to
European Standard Level 3 of EN13595 pts 1 – 4.
Favoured by the Police, Ministry of Defence and other
professional user groups in the Emergency Services, this
standard has been reached by only a handful of passionate
At the time of writing none of the serious major brands offer a
CE Approved suit let alone to High Performance / Level 3. Have a
look at the links to our definitions on CE Approval and the
Cambridge Standard to see just how few take this seriously
enough to do so.

Hip Armour

2 types to choose from. Fixed to the lining layer in a pocket.