WTF's Plate Carrier 06, Medium is made in the USA from US made milspec, solution dyed, Berry compliant, IRR compliant nylon fabrics. Plate Carrier 06 accepts SAPI plates, SwiftClip compatible panels, WTF's proprietary G Hook back panels, and cummerbunds attached with hook and loop.
VELCRO® Brand USA hook and loop panels front and back to accept IFF, ID, etc. Two webbing loops accept split bar female buckles for accessory panel docking. VELCRO® Brand USA One-Wrap strips make hydro and commo management easy and quick. PALS (often erroneously referred to as MOLLE) back panels, hydro back panels, aid and litter back panels, explosive breaching back panels, thermal breaching back panels, commo back panels, and other back panels offer added value and versatility to scale as necessary. Optional shoulder pads (sold separately) enhance comfort and routing options while further reducing fatigue.
Plate Carrier 06 uses MIL-DTL-32439 500D nylon, MIL-W-17337 & A-A-55301 nylon webbing, A-A-55126 nylon hook & loop, A-A-59826 bonded nylon thread, MIL-W-5664 nylon elastic, and skilled labor to produce a cost effective, versatile, scalable, plate carrying solution.
Plate Carrier 06 is manufacturable. Whether for direct or dealer sale, this design is realistic for us to keep in stock or near stock with (as close to) on demand cut & sew (as we can get) and replenishing inventory on the fly. This design represents a balance of durability, ease of assembly, machine operator fatigue reduction, COTS materials use, cost effective cut and sew methods, self jigging/locating design, scalability, and usability.
Plate Carrier 06 is lightweight at just .82lb / 372g with Cummerbund 02 and without an accessory panel.
Plate Carrier 06 includes Cummerbund 02 as shown. Plate Carrier 06 does not include an accessory panel, mannequin, shirt, etc.