Body Armor

Adept Armor ‘Ultra-AP Rated’ Level IV+ Ceramic Composite Tactical Armor Plate for Defeating Tungsten-Cored Armor-Penetrating/Armor-Piercing Rifle Rounds!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 30, 2022 A company called Adept Armor’s making an interesting Level IV+ multi-curve anti-rifle tactical armor plate with a SiC-TiB2 (Silicon Carbide – Titanium Diboride) ceramic composite strike-face designed specifically to defeat tungsten-cored AP (Armor Penetrating/Armor-Piercing) small arms threats. It’s called the Adept Armor Colossus – Beyond RF3 / Level IV+ …

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S&S Precision Chest Rig-Modular (CR-M) Tactical Armor Plate Carrier/Rhodesian Chest Rig with Watershed Waterproof Dry Bag for Spare AR Mags or Navboard Flipmod System! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 14, 2020 Last updated on 10/15/20. DefenseReview’s (DR) been covering S&S Precision products for quite awhile now, and for good reason. They exhibit excellent minimalist design and quality, and they work. So, we certainly weren’t surprised to see something like the new S&S Precision Chest Rig-Modular (CR-M) tactical armor plate carrier/Rhodesian …

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Condor Elite Specter (or Spectre) PC Ultra-Lightweight, Minimalist ‘Concealable’ Tactical Armor Plate Carrier/Vest (Body Armor) Goes from Covert to Overt, and the Vanquish RS gets and Update! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 11, 2020 Condor Elite has designed and developed a really slick little ultra-lightweight, minimalist lo-pro/lo-vis (low-profile/low-visibility) “concealable” tactical armor plate carrier/vest called the Spectre (or Spectre) PC Plate Carrier, and they’re offering it at a price point that’s pretty unbelievable, at $55.95 USD, as of this writing. Pretty crazy. DefenseReview (DR) …

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Condor Elite Pursuit Pack Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Armored Concealed Carry (CCW)/Tactical Weapons/Drone/Med Kit Pack (Backpack) Now Ready for Production! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 5, 2020 Last updated on 2/06/20. Last year, DefenseReview (DR) reported on the prototype Condor Elite Pursuit Pack lo-pro/lo-vis (low profile/low-visibility) armored concealed carry (CCW)/tactical weapons/drone/med (medical) kit pack (backpack), which we got to see at SHOT Show 2019. Well, the Pursuit Pack is now ready for production, and it’s looking …

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Condor Elite Pursuit Pack Hard Armor Shield Backpack and Vanquish RS Plate Carrier (Body Armor) Get Updated and Upgraded!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com January 18, 2019 Condor Outdoor Products / Condor Elite has made some nice updates/upgrades to a number of their products that they’re going to be displaying at SHOT Show 2020, and DefenseReview’s (DR) very much looking forward to viewing and handling them in person at their booth. In the meantime, we’re giving …

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TactiSMART at the Movies: James Bond 007 ‘No Time to Die’ (Bond 25) Movie Trailer Analysis and Commentary

By Mike Sparks January 14, 2020 Title Image Credit: Eon Productions It’s the best movie trailer, ever. It opens with Daniel Craig’s James Bond and his newly married wife Dr. Madeline Swan running for their very lives in mountainous Italy. Will this be her “swan” song? How did they get to this point? WHO is after them? Didn’t they retire …

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Kryptek Tactical Armor Plate Carrier/Vest System (Anti-Rifle Body Armor) in Combat Camo Patterns: Waterproof and Well-Equipped!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com December 12, 2019 As if cool combat clothing isn’t enough, Kryptek also has a nicely-designed tactical armor plate carrier/vest (ant-rifle body armor) designed and developed by the same individual, one Kevin Holland. Mr. Holland was nice enough to also take DefenseReview (DR) through this item at SHOT Show 2019. The Kryptek Plate …

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Condor Pursuit Pack: Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Armored Shield Backpack with Patented Features that Takes a Level Three Hard Armor Plate!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 13, 2019 Last updated on 3/14/19. On the subject of Condor plate carriers, and plate carrier packs in general (see here and here), Condor Outdoor Products (COP) also introduced a very interesting new lo-pro/lo-vis (low-profile/low-visibility) plate carrier pack at SHOT Show 2019 called the Condor Pursuit Pack, which not only takes …

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Ballistipax Survivor-1 Tactical Body Armor Backpack: Quick-Deploy Plate Carrier Pack with Hard Armor Plates! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 19, 2019 As it turns out, the Devcore Guardian Pack wasn’t the only quick-deploy plate carrier pack (backpack) DefenseReview saw at SHOT Show 2019. We also got a quick look at the Ballistipax Survivor-1 Tactical Body Armor Backpack, which also looks like a nice design, although with a different visual aesthetic …

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