Tactical Responder Side Armor Pouches from North American Rescue are designed for first responders who are entering unpredictable active shooter situations or facing assault from multiple directions. These rugged nylon pouches allow additional side armor hard plate protection to existing soft armor platforms such as the Rescue Task Force Vest Kit with Side Armor. These rugged nylon pouches accommodate hard armor plates up to 6 in. x 8 in. (not included) and can increase ballistic effectiveness against high caliber threats to Level III or higher. With convenient MOLLE compatibility, these versatile pouches allow hard plates to be positioned properly to fit different user profiles.