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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 ... Read More »

ATS Tactical Gear Low Level Clothing System: Scalable, Modular Ultra Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Tactical Armor Shirt Plate Carrier System for Dynamic CQB and PSD Ops!

By David Crane September 27, 2018 Last updated on 9/27/18. This one comes to us from DefenseReview (DR) writer/contributor and chief new-product tester Jeff Gurwitch. ATS Tactical Gear recently released their Low Level Clothing System shirt plate carrier for commercial sales. Gurwitch received one last year to try out, so he could make suggestions for improvements. Here’s what Gurwitch said about it ... Read More »

Devcore Deploy On Attack (DOA) Backpack Plate Carrier Pack Prototype: Instant Anti-Rifle Combat/Tactical Body Armor, and Gun on Target in Seconds! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 17, 2018 Last updated on 3/17/18. DefenseReview (DR) recently got to see an extremely cool new (patented) plate carrier pack prototype designed and developed by a brand new tactical-gear startup company called Devcore at SHOT Show 2018, and it really blew us away. It’s called the Deploy On Attack (DOA) Backpack, ... Read More »

Condor Elite Prototype FLASH Ultra-Lightweight Tactical Armor Plate Carrier, Mag (Magazine) Pouches and Tactical Accessory Pouches: Lightweight Combat/Tactical Design Taken to the Next Level!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com March 1, 2018 Last updated on 3/02/18. Last year, DefenseReview (DR) reported on the Condor Elite VAS (Vanquish Armor System) Plate Carrier from SHOT Show 2017. Well, this year, DR got a first look at a prototype Condor Elite FLASH plate carrier, rifle and pistol mag (magazine) pouches and combat/tactical accessory pouches ... Read More »

James Bond 007 Tech: Aspetto NIJ Level IIIA Soft Armor Bullet-Resistant Blazer/Sport Coat for Ultra-Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Ballistic/Body Armor Protection! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 24, 2017 As long as we’re covering interesting Aspetto products, we should perhaps also mention the ultra lo-pro/lo-vis (low-profile/low-visibility) bullet-resistant blazer/sport coat they make, which immediately made us think of James Bond. Aspetto CEO Rob Davis told DefenseReview (DR) that the Aspetto bullet-resistant blazer can be made with either NIJ Level ... Read More »

Aspetto Clip Quick-Attach/Quick-Release System for Tactical Armor Plate Carriers: Fast, Secure and Self-Cleaning! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com October 22, 2017 While DefenseReview (DR) was at SOFIC (Special Operations Forces Industry Conference) 2017 earlier this year, we came across a very interesting patented product developed by an equally interesting company called Aspetto. The product is called the Aspetto Clip, and it’s a pretty ingenious quick-attach/quick-release system for tactical armor plate ... Read More »

Snake Eater Tactical SET Rifle Armor Plate Carrier with Patent-Pending Grid Mounting System and Burro Mag (Magazine) Pouch Rack: Ultra-Minimalist, Modular Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis Plate Carrier in A-TACS Camo Combat Camouflag Pattern for Clandestine/Covert Special Ops! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com July 30, 2017 Last updated on 7/31/17. As DefenseReview (DR) was making its annual stop at the https://www.a-tacs.com/ target=right>A-TACS Camo combat camouflage booth, we came across a very interesting and nice looking ultra-minimalist, modular lo-vis/lo-pro (low-visibility/low-profile) tactical rifle armor plate carrier made by Snake Eater Tactical (SET) that was on display there. ... Read More »

Velocity Systems SCARAB DLX Lightweight, Minimalist (Lo-Pro/Lo-Vis) Tactical Armor Plate Carrier Tactical Vest! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com June 2, 2017 DefenseReview (DR) got a chance to examine the new Velocity Systems SCARAB DLX lightweight tactical armor plate carrier/tactical vest at SHOT Show 2017, and we liked what we saw. The new vest sports a lo-pro/lo-vis (low-profile/low-visibility) minimalist design, triangular laser-cut Cordura//Dyneema molle webbing, D-Ring system shoulder strap fasteners for ... Read More »

Angel Armor Truth SNAP Concealable Magnetic Hard Armor Plates and RISE Plate Carrier System!

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com May 18, 2017 A company called Angel Armor is making some very interesting tactical armor plates called Truth SNAP, and they’ve integrated it with a tactical armor plate carrier called the RISE. The “SNAP” part’s the interesting part, as the plates snap together with magnets, allowing you to instantly up-armor or down-armor ... Read More »

Condor Vanquish Armor System (VAS) Minimalist, Modular Tactical Armor Carrier/Vest (Body Armor) with On-the-Go Design and Drop-Down Mag Carrier/Pouch System! (Video!)

By David Crane david (at) defensereview (dot) com February 18, 2017 Last updated on 2/20/17. Condor Outdoor Products (COP) recently introduced their new minimalist yet highly modular/versatile Condor Vanquish Armor System, or “VAS”, at SHOT Show 2017, and the system looked pretty good to DR (DefenseReview.com). The VAS’ main claim to fame is its “on-the-go design”. The most obvious example ... Read More »