Armor was a form of physical protection applied to individuals (body armor) or starships and structures (hull armor).
Klingon uniforms typically included body armor.(citation needed • edit)
The Kalar of Rigel VII wore armor. Captain Christopher Pike, later speaking about his experience on this planet, said to Doctor Philip Boyce that he should have sensed trouble when he saw the swords and the armor. Instead, he became trapped in a fortress and had to fight one of the Kalar warriors. (TOS: "The Cage", "The Menagerie, Part I")
Hirogen hunters wore body armor that also acted as an environmental suit. (VOY: "Prey")
Some 24th century Starfleet and Borg vessels were equipped with ablative hull armor. (DS9: "Past Tense, Part I"; VOY: "Drone")
By the early 25th century, Starfleet possessed ablative generators which could surround a vessel in extremely resilient retractable armor. (VOY: "Endgame")
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