The SOCOM Gear Tactical Mesh Plate Carrier is a lightweight, durable plate carrier that features a mesh weaving construction to allow air ventilation helping to keep the user cool. This particular plate carrier also boasts a number of other features that ensure that the user will be more than happy with their purchase. It also features padded shoulder straps for extra comfort, an adjustable cummerbund that makes the vest adjustable to fit almost any player, YKK buckles for quick release of the vest, and it utilizes high-quality MOLLE weaving to accept existing pouches and accessories as well as Velcro panels for the user to attach identification and morale patches.
The advantage to a mesh vest is that it not only cuts down on the overall weight of the plate carrier, but helps to ensure that the user will not become too hot while playing to be combat effective. This lightweight mesh breaths incredibly well, and if you have ever wanted to wear your plate carrier during a game, but had to sacrifice it's tactical advantage in fear of it being too hot and cumbersome, this is the perfect vest for you.
Manufacturer: SOCOM Gear
Model: Tactical Mesh Plate Carrier
Size: Adjustable, one size fits most
Package Includes: Vest only
Lightweight, breathable mesh
YKK buckles for quick release
Velcro panels for patches
Mesh…wait…what? That was the initial thought that went through my head when I picked up the “J-Tech / SOCOM Gear Mesh Plate Carrier”. It is made up almost entirely of nylon mesh. I was stuck on the question “why would someone make a plate carrier almost entirely out of mesh?” But, I quickly came to a realization that I often forgo the use of a plate carrier and use a chest rig because frankly plate carriers get hot, especially in the summer. The use of mesh will certainly allow the vest to “breath” more easily and allow for better airflow. Additionally the use of mesh will result in overall weight savings...[Read More]
- This plate carrier does not provide any actual ballistic protection and should not be used in situations where such protection is needed.