Tactical Plate Carrier

Tactical Plate Carrier
Tactical Plate CarrierTactical Plate CarrierTactical Plate Carrier
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Model:  COV-PC101


Please contact us to order this item. Or visit our retail website www.vestguard.co.uk

Design Features

  • Universal fit for all 10 x 12" (250 x 300 mm) hard armour plates
  • Designed to offer outstanding comfort and support in a low profile system
  • Quick release side clips and shoulder straps
  • Fully fitted Modular load bearing webbing stray system (MOLLE) for additional pouches and utilities
  • Carrier can be adapted to individual requirements
  • Supplied with or without built in triple pouch system at the front
  • Provides key area handgun protection with the insertion of 10 x 12" (250 x 300 mm) Soft Armour Panels (SAPs).  
  • Bottom loading plate carrier ensures fast deployment into tactical situations
  • Accepts both soft and hard armour inserts (both are available as add on items for this product)
  • Padded shoulder bands
  • Fully adjustable around the waist and over the shoulders for tailored fitting
  • Each plate carrier is fitted with a front and rear plate carrying pocket.

NOTE: Hard Armour plate add on options all require soft armour behind them to achieve the rifle protection stated

Wearing Options 

  • Use as a standalone hard armour solution (Standalone plates are available, please request a quotation)
  • Use with 10 x 12" (250 x 300 mm) Soft Armour Panels (SAPs) for lightweight handgun protection to vital organs 
  • Utilise both soft and hard armour (as provided as options for this product) to provide lightweight versatile rifle protection
  • Pair with VestGuard Covert body armour to make an efficient versatile protection during hostile situations for fast effective use of rifle plates

Protection Guarantee

  • Independent testing to conform with International ballistic and fragmentation standards
  • Five (5) year guarantee* on Soft Armour Panels
  • Ten (10) year guarantee* on Hard Armour Plates
  • One (1) year guarantee* on external covers

Performance Guarantee

  • Manufactured using high quality materials
  • Production ISO9001:2008 quality controlled

VestGuard Services

  • Product health assessments
  • Free end of life recycling program
  • Replacement parts and covers 
  • Carbon neutral production reduces impact on the environment


  • Additional pouches
  • Supply without MOLLE webbing

Custom Design

  • As the manufacturer of these products VestGuard can adapt designs for larger orders to meet individual design requirements. Contact our sales team for further information on this service.


  • Contact us for more details regarding availability.

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Sizing Guide

Measuring for Body Armour

(Please consider the clothing that will be worn during typical duties in your body armour)

  Chest Waist / Stomach Front length Back Length
  Inches (cm) Inches (cm) Inches (cm) Inches (cm)
Small 34-38 (86-96) 26-30 (66-76) 13 (33) 17 (43)
Medium 38-43 (96-109) 30-34 (74-86) 14 (35) 18 (46)
Large 43-46 (109-116) 34-38 (86-96) 15 (38) 19 (48)
XL 46-48 (116-122) 38-42 (96-107) 16 (40) 20 (51)
XXL 48-50 (122-127) 42-46 (107-117) 16.5 (42) 20.5 (52)
XXXL 50-52 (127-132) 46-50 (117-127) 17 (43) 21 (53)
XXXXL 52-53 (132-135) 50-53 (127-137) 17.5 (44) 21.5 (54)

Measuring for Helmets and Gloves

Helmet – Take measurement from the forehead and extend the tape all the way around your head

Gloves – Using your strongest hand wrap tape between thumb and forefinger and around your whole palm. Make a loose fit

  Minimum Head Circumference Hand Circumference
  Inches (cm) Inches (cm) 
Small 52-54 (20.5-21.2) 8 (20.3)
Medium 54-59 (21.2-23.2) 9 (22.9)
Large  57-63 (22.5-24.8) 10 (25.4)
XL 63-64 (24.8-25.2) 11 (27.9)
XXL   12 (30.5)


Size Guide (body armour, protective helmets and gloves) 

Measurement Sheet (female body armour and helmet)

Measurement Sheet (male body armour and helmet)

VestGuard UK is the leading British manufacturer and supplier of body armour, ballistic helmets, Hard Armour Plates and composite armour systems. We deliver the very best in personal protection to Civilian, Government, and Military clients around the world. In partnership with our clients, VestGuard works to understand operational requirements to recommend and develop the most suitable solution for each customer, offering professional advice and a rapid comprehensive service to all our clients.

Our online store provides detailed information about some of the products and services we provide. We hold stock for urgent operational requirements and as a manufacturer have the capability to design bespoke solutions for clients looking to purchase in greater numbers. VestGuard products are available in a range of sizes, lengths, colours and protection levels to meet each operational environment and threat. Please do not hesitate to contact our sales team should you require any assistance. 

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