Condor Outdoor Products Inc. has over 20 years of experience in the tactical/outdoor gear industry; specializing in tactical gear including vests, plate carriers, modular pouches, and packs. They are a licensed Multicam and A-TACS dealer. Condor Outdoor gear has become a staple in law enforcement, military, and airsoft industries given its quality and affordable price. More recently they have expanded to making more of their products in the USA and have added a tactical apparel line, offering technical performance jackets, base layers, and pants.
The OE TECH Defender Plate Carrier provides a superior mixture of affordability, MOLLE real estate, protective covering, and comfort that is arguably unmatched on today's market. This vest features internal sleeves for both soft armor or plates on the front and back, an adjustable/removable cummerbund with side pockets for additional armor, heavy weight MOLLE webbing over the entire vest, and a lightly padded mesh interior for an additional level of comfort and breathability. If you are looking for a new plate carrier that will allow you to attach all of your pouches, holsters, and other accessories while still being incredibly comfortable during play, this is the plate carrier for you.
Manufacturer: Condor Outdoor
Country of Origin: China
Material: 600 Denier
Weight: 3 lbs
This is a cool vest. a lot of molle real-estate as well as some Velcro space for patches etc. there is also a rescue handle on the back for dragging in a milsim scenario.
1.) molle real-estate
2.) able to hold plates
3.) cool look
1.) the straps wont adjust to fit smaller so it just hangs on my body
2.)can be difficult to get off or on when you fold up the front to reveal the Velcro spot where the sides strap in, the pouches get in the way
The Condor Defender has to be the best plate carrier I own. This thing is PACKED with MOLLE webbing, so you have hundreds of ways you can customize your load out. I find that this vest FITS VERY WELL on larger built players, however, not so well on smaller built players. The velcro that Condor used to hold thing thing together is incredibly strong.
Shoulder padding can be opened to run a sling through it.
More MOLLE space than you know what to do with.
Keeps you warm. Good for winter/ cold climates.
Accommodates up to a Large size SAPI plate.
Velcro-ed MOLLE for mounting patches or name tape.
Keeps you warm. Not so good for summer/hot climates.
The velcro on the cummerbund is so strong that it's just easier to put this on like a t-shirt. Arms up and slide it down. However this does kind of move the side panels out of place so you need to pull them back into place.
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