The Tactical Responder Vest MKII with Side Armor provides state-of-the-art ballistic personal protection with one of the largest NIJ 0101.06 Level IIIA front/back panel soft armor protection systems available in the industry - Front/back panel protection area: 187 sq. in. (W 11 in. x H 17 in.). The vest comes with built-in front and back hard armor plate pouches to allow the option to upgrade up to various sizes of Level IV hard plate protection (plates sold separately). The ballistic soft armor is comprised of a unique, multi-hit capable, patent-pending assembly of ballistic materials that capture projectiles and disperse the energy over the entire surface of the panel. This vest includes the optional cummerbund-style side Level IIIA soft armor (coverage area: H 7 in. x L 62 in.) with the capability of additional plate pouches (sold separately) that has the capability of adding additional lateral protection via side plate pouches (sold separately) to accommodate hard side plates (not included). This full configuration offers Level IIIA soft armor front, back and side ballistic protection that has the capability to be upgraded with Level IV hard plates (not included).
This “one-size-fits-most” soft armor ballistic vest easily adjusts at the shoulder and waist to fit different size rescuers. The front, back, and side panels was well as the shoulder straps have MOLLE capability that allows for the attachment of additional medical or extraction equipment as needed.