They were issued bulletproof jackets

Test No. [color=blue]incompl/advan-63 “Issues”, question 9

All the reporters of the war were issued bulletproof jackets to give them better protection.

(a) on
(b) by
© at
(d) with

Test No. [color=blue]incompl/advan-63 “Issues”, answer 9

All the reporters of the war were issued with bulletproof jackets to give them better protection.

Correct answer: (d) with

Your answer was: [color=green]correct
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does issued here means dressed in…?

here ‘issue’ means that they were officially provided with bulletproof jackets.