Tactical Vest

Blackhawk DOAV – Old School Load Carriage

Blackhawk DOAV – Old School Load Carriage

Once upon a time, before MOLLE, before plate carriers and battle belts, before Cobra buckles, MultiCam, and Facebook, a fightin’ man’s gear options were limited. If you were in the bulk of the armed forces, what you got was an ALICE load-bearing setup: suspenders, a pistol belt, a pair of M16 magazine pouches, a pair of canteens and pouches, and a compass/first aid pouch, maybe even a buttpack, extra ammo pouches, an entrenching tool, the old angle-head flashlight, your bayonet, and even a UM84 holster!

read more
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.

read more

Browse Other Categories

Browse Archives