The RAPTOR was developed with input from S.F. Units and is based on the US SPEAR CUT / SHAPE, as used by US SOCOM Operators, the SPEAR cut allows excellent armor coverage while allowing all important movement and mobility.
The Raptor has a unique quick release system (Patent Pending) which allows the rig to be adjusted while being worn by the Operator, in addition the Pull Release (left or right handed installation) is securely located in the front shoulder section and does not interfere with day to day user operations..
The RAPTOR is lined with 4 mm 3D Spacer Mesh Fabric which allows air to circulate around the body for cooling, it also provide enhanced comfort particularly during prolonged periods of operation. The RAPTOR has a split front opening flap which allows quick and easy access when the front of the rig is loaded with pouches.
PRO NOTE: This is the most comfortable plate carrier I've personally worn. When we first offered the Raptor, I took it to my local SWAT Team. They had about 6 guys pass it around to try it on for fit, mobiltiy, coverage and comfort. Unanimously approved by all and they immediate ordered the carrier with soft armor for the team. Based on your job description, carriers are a very personal choice. This carrier is ideal for SWAT Operations or short term ( less than 24 hours) operations where you need full coverage. The Raptor comes up high under the arm pits giving you the greatest coverage on the sides. The Raptor also holds Hard Plates, whether you're wearing Shooter Cut or Full Size.
Height from Base of Rig is 17" - 21" (43 - 53cm)
Girth ranges from 40" - 48" (102 - 127cm)
Chest fits 42" - 48" (107 - 122cm)
SIZE NOTE: I have a 58" inch chest and the vest fits perfectly.
Height from Base of Rig is 16" - 20" (40 - 50cm)
Girth ranges from 34" - 43" (86 - 107cm)
Chest fits 38" - 43" (97 - 109cm)
Adding Level IIIA Soft Armor is as easy as ticking a box. Just check the box below the Color Choice drop down menu and you'll have the ultimate carrier with custom fit soft armor rated for Pistols.
The soft armor wraps around the side so there's no need for additional soft armor panels. If you're super thin, you'll probably have some overlap.