A review of the MPC (Minimalist Plate Carrier) from GGG. This rig has some excellent features. So how does the Grey Ghost Gear minimalist plate carrier rate? Read on and see.
Shotstop armor technologies is a company attempting to mitigate the weight and cost of reliable body armor. Here’s what that looks like.
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.
This Flexible Rifle Armor System is a rifle system that is designed to defeat 5.56×45 and will also stop 7.62×39. A full NIJ level III is also available.
The HRT RAC plate carrier system is based on their previous HRAC plate carrier, with the addition of the MultiZip dual-zipper back panel attachment system.
The 5.11 Tactec Plate Carrier has been available for a few years now but continues to perform well against newer designs. It’s light, comfy, has an excellent capacity for modularity and is extremely well ventilated.
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...
Is the REFT Advanced Slickster the best plate carrier? That’s entirely dependent upon your mission, anticipated threat, operating conditions, budget…you get the idea.
There are some questions to be addressed before answering the question, “What is the best plate carrier?” But we WILL address it. First let’s talk mission, equipment requirements, fit, the number of cheeseburgers you eat, how you train (and why), and budget.
"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...