Army belts have been around since the early 1900s. They are renowned for their utility. In addition to functioning as a belt, army belts can be easily linked together to form a rope for rappelling. They have often been used as a tourniquet in the battlefield and have saved many lives. How do you improve one of the most resourceful designs ever created? Chrome Ballistic Army Belts are slightly oversized and made with a durable and tear-resistant Ballistic Nylon webbing that is stronger than leather. They can hold 3000 pounds or 20 urban cyclists. Do the math.