The real question is which tactical plate carrier is the best for you?
Do you define best by comfort over the long haul or is your best defined by color or what is most popular on the latest Youtube video?
What many people don't know is that many of the "best" glow in the dark when seen under NVG's.
Ask yourself these questions to determine what tactical gear is best for you:
Take the rose-colored youtube glasses off and be honest with yourself when asking yourself these questions.
The Warrior Assault Systems plate carriers tick all of the boxes for comfort, jumpable, have been proven by the SAS as well as many of our customers in the worst environments, correctly carriers 10x12 SAPI, Shooters and Swimmer cut plates, will not glow in the dark when seen under nods and has a drag handle that is sewn to handle the load.
Since carrying Warrior Assault Systems plate carriers, MOLLE pouches and packs since 2014, we have seen only one popped seam and that was on an elastic cummerbund strap. The strap was replaced at no cost to the customer and the damaged strap was returned to Warrior Assault Systems for diagnosis. Warrior Assault System's attention to detail stands up to being the best line of tactical plate carriers.
The majority of plate carriers are designed to work with 10x12 rifle plates.
Standard bulletproof 10x12 inch ballistic plates are designed to protect your vital organs such as heart and lungs only. The typical tactical vest and corresponding plates can offer additional armor protection by the use of side plates, groin, neck and shoulder armor systems that are attached using pouches that attach to MOLLE webbing.
There are many sizes, shapes, levels of ballistic protection and weights of body armor plates. The most popular have been the due to increased technology making ultra lightweight rifle plate options very affordable.
If you feel that 10x12 rifle plates do not give you the coverage that you are looking for, 11x14 armor plates are available but they will not fit in most plate carriers. The best plate carrier for 11x14 plates that offer quality and comfort is the Warrior Assault Systems Quad Release Plate Carrier.