This is provided as a historical document. Though many of the techniques used within are still valid, West Kingdom armor standards have changed greatly since AS XVIII (1983).
Many of the armor patterns contained within this manual do not meet current West Kingdom Armored Combat Rules.
The Western Armored Combat Manual has current armor standards information. If you need clarification about armor standards, contact the Marshal of the Northern Marches: marshal (at) allyshia (dot) westkingdom (dot) org