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Plate carriers are an essential part of every tactical gear or body armor setup for military and law enforcement units around the world. Agilite's ballistic carriers are the most comfortable on the market. Check out the K19 Plate Carrier: lightweight, durable and battle proven by SF Units around the world. Our tactical vests are available in the following colors: Multicam, Ranger Green, Black, Multicam Black, Coyote Brown, Wolf Grey.
There are a lot of similarities between plate carriers and bulletproof vests. Plate carrier have distinct advantages over non-adjustable bulletproof vests, including being adjustable and accommodating different body types. Most designs include features like shoulder pads or a quick release buckle system to make it easier to remove in an emergency situation. Our tactical armor carriers also use a combination of pocket velcro and MOLLE webbing to attach and carry mission-essential equipment. Some tactical plate carriers also have an emergency drag handle to help evacuate friendly forces while they provide cover. Even if your plate is heavier, these features can help you wear it for longer periods of time.
For those who require protection against rifle threats, plate carriers are usually the best choice because they offer the right level of protection for any situation. Tactical plate carriers are especially versatile, making them ideal for different situations.
First of all, what is a ballistic plate carrier? A Plate carrier, combined with ballistic armor plates, is a body armor piece that protects your chest from rifle rounds.
The main reason to use a plate carrier vest is, obviously, protection. Depending on the level of armor plates you are carrying, it can stop most common rifle rounds. Most plate carriers can carry two plates: one on the front side and one on the back side, although some have an option to attach side armor plates.
Also, plate carriers are used to carry tactical equipment you need for your mission. Magazines, first aid kit, tourniquet, multi tool, flashlight, even backpack: all these things can be attached to your vest within easy reach on the battlefield.
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