Plate Carrier, SOHPC, Zipped, Pre MSA Paraclete, Green, UKSF £249.00

Genuine pre MSA Paraclete Hard Plate Carrier, made in the USA.

Rarely available and sought after, pre MSA production item. This design has now been out of production for several years.

As issued to UKSF prior to the RAV and RMV models seen in use with Task Force Black, this model also saw use in Iraq, preceding these and the SOHPC design.

Label reads: 'hard plate carrier w/cummerbund'.

Plain Green* Cordura type material with MOLLE loops across the front, back and sides.

Compatible with pouches from most MOLLE systems, UKSF were issued Blackhawk! pouches for use with these plate carriers.

Large Velcro closed internal plate pockets front and back, Plates fitted for the photograph are US issue ESAPI, size medium.

These carriers are changing hands elsewhere for over £450.00

Fully height and size adjustable, these can be adjusted to fit most users.

We have size extra large only, but as we understand it this refers to plate size not user size. Our model is UK military size 180/96 and these adjust down to fit him. Size adjustment is on the cummerbund, shown here at maximum size.

Fully adjustable shoulder straps and cummerbund. Cummerbund is zip closed and features press studs to maintain fit. This design does not feature side plate pockets.

These armour covers are best used with the cummerbund, as shown and supplied. This carrier also features an internal waist strap, allowing users to remove the cummerbund to create a lower profile armour system.

Shoulders straps incorporate a 'pull to adjust' feature, easily tightened whilst being worn. Excess strapping is Velcro retained.

Accommodates plates up to 26.5 x 33.5cm (10.5" x 13.25)

This plate carrier is not suitable for Osprey armour plates.

As issued to UKSF, these were sourced from UK MOD Disposals, and have most likely been released from UKSF stocks.

*The shade of green used for these carriers is much lighter than the usual Olive Drab shade seen in military equipment. Some may describe this as 'Ranger' or 'Smoke' green, it's just green to us.

This listing is for the carrier only and does not include any armour. This item does not provide any protection on its own. Multiple images shown, single empty carrier supplied.


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