These pouches are good if your going for. High speed low drag type of load out. The retention is a good elastic which holds in the mags pretty good and it takes some force to pull them out because of the retention. And they retract so it takes up little to no space on you plate carrier.
High speed low drag
Knock of blue force gear pouches
Not as good material
The back of he pouch has two straps to attach the pouch but none in the middle