Body Armor

The Marines are Lightening Their Load With This New Plate Carrier

The Marines are Lightening Their Load With This New Plate Carrier

The Marine Corps has officially started pushing out its newest body armor suite to infantry grunts, supposedly a major improvement over the Corps’ existing setup. According to Marine Corps Systems Command, the Plate Carrier Generation III addresses one of the ages-old issues plaguing warfighters, no matter the year or conflict — weight.

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Safariland | An inside look

Safariland | An inside look

If your current or past life involved law enforcement or military service, chances are you know Safariland. You have almost certainly been issued some of their kit, likely in the form of duty holsters or body armor. The Safariland Group Safariland has been around for...

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Body Armor Stink? Fight the Sweaty-Kevlar Funk

Body Armor Stink? Fight the Sweaty-Kevlar Funk

"My bulletproof vest smells," you might say. Or perhaps you ask, "How do I keep my body armor from stinking?" Sweat-soaked body armor has an odious stench all its own. Many of you reading this are aware of that. One minute you're throwing your vest on...the next...

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