Choosing Best Tactical Plate Carriers

Plate carriers have really evolved in the last two decades and now look quite different than the vests holding hard plates that were used before. Not only are the best solutions today completely modular but are generally both lighter and more durable than anything that came before.

But, to know how to pick between these new carriers, you will need to familiarize yourself with some of the terms that directly related to the weight, utility, and protective capabilities allowed by the plate carrier.

Generally, there are three questions that you need to ask before buying a plate carrier. And, for the best options, the answer will always be yes.

  1. Does the plate carrier allow for easy attachment of auxiliary armor?
  2. Are there ways to attach pouches and holsters?
  3. Does the slot allow for standard hard plate sizes to fit easily?

Then, once you received a positive answer to all of …

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