Plate Carriers

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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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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Devcore Guardian Pack Quick-Deploy Hard Armor Plate Carrier Pack: Anti-Rifle Ballistic Body Armor Backpack Goes into Production! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 10, 2019 Last updated on 2/12/19. Last year, DefenseReview (DR) reported on the very interesting Devcore Guardian Pack quick-deploy hard armor plate carrier pack (backpack) prototype, after it was demonstrated for us in the Venetian Hotel Las Vegas during SHOT Show 2018. At that time, the developmental prototype was called the …

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Spiritus Systems Recovery Handle: Product Improved DARC Strap is a Superior Drag Handle Concept/Hardware for Tactical Armor Plate Carriers (Body Armor)

By Jeff Gurwitch October 21, 2018 Back in 2004, while taking part in advanced urban combat course. At the Direct Action Resource Center (DARC), just outside Little Rock AR, my Special Forces team was introduced to a method of casualty evacuation known as the ‘DARC strap’. It was essentially about 7 feet of 1inch tubular nylon weaved through the back …

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ACS Grenade Trigger Pouches for Fragmentation Grenades and Flash Bang Grenades: Safe, Secure, FAST, and Durable! (VIDEO)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com September 25, 2017 Speaking of cool new S&S Precision products, the company is now the exclusive US distributor of the very interesting ACS Grenade Trigger Pouches, designed and manufactured by ACS Industries out of Israel. These include the ACS M-67 Grenade Trigger Pouch, ACS M-26 Grenade Trigger Pouch, ACS Rheinmetall Flash Bang …

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