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5.11 TacTec Plate Carrier

5.11 TacTec Plate Carrier

Special Price Excl. Tax: €199.99 Incl. Tax €241.99

Regular Price: €199.99

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5.11 TacTec Plate Carrier Vest

Made from an ultra-durable, water-resistant 500D nylon, the 5.11 TacTec™ Plate Carrier Vest is uniquely designed to give the wearer an increased range of motion with a lightweight feel and optimal breathability. Unlike some comparable weighted vests or flak jackets in the industry, the 5.11 Tactical Weight Vest can hold medium and large ballistic plates—front and back—without the restrictive bulkiness. Yoke shoulder pads reduce friction, adjustable tensional bands improve stability, and innovative air flow channels and aerospace mesh ensure sustained comfort.

The 5.11 TacTec Plate Carrier Vest weighs 2.5LB on its own, and can be ordered as part of a package with a set of compatible plates—including your choice of the original Rogue Vest Plates or our Cast Weight Vest Plates (you can compare options below). All weight vests come with durable Duraflex® hardware, a laser-cut micro-loop web platform, and an extended drag handle and quick release system.

Important: The 5.11 Tactical Vest is intended strictly as a fitness accessory and should NEVER be used as body armor.

Gear Specs

Brand 5.11 Tactical
Made In USA No
Color Black
Product Weight Vest: 2.5LB
Material Type Abrasion resistant 500D nylon
  • 1Superior Construction

    An athlete doesn’t need to sacrifice comfort or mobility to get all the benefits of a top-tier weighted vest. 5.11 Tactical has created a uniquely lightweight and body-contoured plate carrier, weighing just 2.5LB unloaded, and capable of holding both medium and large ballistic plates, front and back. The carrier is made from durable 500D nylon, and features yoke shoulder pads to reduce friction, adjustable tensional bands for stability, and innovative air flow channels for sustained comfort.

  • 2Two Color Options + Optional Badges

    Along with the original standard black, the 5.11 TacTec Vest is also now available in Tac OD. You can select your preferred color, as well as a wide range of optional Rogue badge attachments, via the dropdown order menus.

  • 3Tested at the Highest Levels of Competition

    5.11 has been the official plate carrier provider to the CrossFit Games for several years, and is trusted by some of the world’s most accomplished athletes for its reliable performance, durability, reduced bulk, and overall comfort.

Use With: Rogue Cast Weight Vest Plates

Rogue’s NEW ergonomically contoured vest plates are based on modern military / police bulletproof vest armor, and go even further to eliminate discomfort and restrictions in movement / breathing. You can add the following plate pairs to your order either as part of a package with the 5.11 Vest or a la carte (for compatibility with other weight vests, check the measurements in advance):

  • 5.75LB Plate Pair (14LB total w/ vest) - 11.25” L x 9.25” W
  • 8.75LB Plate Pair (20LB total w/ vest) - 11.25” L x 9.25” W
  • 13.75LB Plate Pair (30LB total w/ vest) - 11.25” L x 9.25” W

Use With: Rogue Weight Vest Plates

These flat, laser-cut steel plates have been used in CrossFit Games events and are available in three weight increments. You can add the following plate pairs to your order either as part of a package with the 5.11 Vest or a la carte (for compatibility with other weight vests, check the measurements in advance):

  • 3.75LB Plate Pair (10LB total w/ vest) - 12.125" L x 10” W (0.120" Thick), Burnt Orange
  • 5.75LB Plate Pair (14LB total w/ vest) - 11.5" L x 10" W (0.188" Thick), Dark Red
  • 8.75LB Plate Pair (20LB total w/ vest) - 11" L x 10" W (0.313" Thick), Dark Blue

Use With: Other Standard SAPI Plates

The 5.11 TacTec Vest is also compatible with any other standard 24MM wide Medium (12.5" H x 9.5" L x 2" W) or Large (13.25" x 10.25" x 2.25") SAPI plates (Small Arms Protective Insert).

Additional Specifications:

  • 500D Nylon Construction
  • Water-Resistant Coating
  • Vest Weight: 2.5LB
  • Fits all Rogue Weight Vest Plates and any 24MM wide Medium (12.5" H x 9.5" L x 2" W) or Large (13.25" x 10.25" x 2.25") SAPI plates
  • Back yoke shoulder pads for even weight distribution
  • Adjustable weight and tensional bands
  • Extendable GrabDrag handle for emergency exfiltration
  • Oversized airflow channel padding
  • One-handed Quick Release
  • Duraflex® hardware
  • Web ID Loop
  • Standard cummerbunds will accommodate a 52" circumference with the elastic relaxed, and up to 57" when fully extended
  • Color: Black and Tac OD

Warranty Info:

5.11 guarantees each product sold to be free of defects in materials or workmanship for as long as you own the product, or for the maximum period allowed by the laws of your jurisdiction, if less. Exclusions from coverage include:

  • Damage resulting from abuse or misuse
  • Damage resulting from extended wear and tear.
  • Damage resulting from tampering or a customer modification.
  • Damage resulting from exposure to a caustic substance.
  • Consequential, incidental, indirect, punitive, exemplary, and/or special damages (although some states in the United States do not allow the exclusion or limitation of consequential or incidental damages, so this exclusion might not apply to you).

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5.11 TacTec Plate Carrier is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 356.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not bad, wish I'd gotten black This is a fine plate carrier, I bought it just for the extra workout with plates in. The velcro can irritate after a bit if it's not on correctly, or if you have a thin shirt on. One downside to this vest is the patch space is limited, which sucks because workout related patches can demilitarize it so to speak. Pretty sure someone called the cops on me once for wearing it during a workout in the neighborhood because they were probs like 'whys this guy in a military looking vest hiking around'. Anyways in hindsight I would have gotten a none green vest or another brand with more velcro space. If you are military or LEO this is a great vest tho.
Date published: 2020-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Highest Quality This is a very high quality plate carrier with great features. It lives up to its ratings. Worth the extra cost.
Date published: 2020-09-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 100 % SATISFIED I have been running with the vest for the last month and a half. Looks great, quality material (easy to secure + velcro is strong) and I find it comfortable...especially important for the shoulders. The vest doesn't move a lot when exercising which I appreciate. The inside weight plate doesn't move at all when you run! Definitely a quality product that can add challenge to your workout.
Date published: 2020-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features This Vest is amazing, is very practical, once you put it on you will fell like you wear a t-shirt, very nice
Date published: 2020-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfortable to wear I bought two of these about a month ago one for myself and one for hubby. Very easy to adjust and super comfortable to wear. Heavy Duty and good quality so this thing is built to last!
Date published: 2020-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Quality Carrier arrived in advertised condition. Plates are easy to insert and comfortable for CrossFit workouts. No regrets. Train Strong; Fight Strong
Date published: 2020-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of my better investments I love this vest. I bought it specifically because I knew I could get it snug and because I wanted a vest that would allow me to run without extra weight bouncing around. I've used it consistently hiking up mountains in colorado, going on runs, bodyweight squats, push-ups, you name it. It's expensive but I feel it was well worth the investment. If you want a quality vest that's comfortable, durable, and stable, this is the one for you. For reference, I'm 205 lbs and purcahsed the 30lb. cast iron plates.
Date published: 2020-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superb quality! Excellent training tool I've been using the 5.11 TacTec plate carrier (and accompanying set of Rogue plates) for just over a month or so now and I'm really impressed!! Firstly, as you might expect, the vest itself is amazingly well built. The plate carrier feels really sturdy whilst still managing to be comfortable for longer sessions and I have no doubt that it'll last a lifetime. The shoulder pads and chest/back cushions are perfectly placed to take the impact and reduce the strain while wearing the kit - even with a heavy plate set. Speaking of which, the Rogue plates are also a perfect fit! They're easy to install and held securely in place by the plate carrier. I've not needed to readjust or tighten the velcro fastenings as yet despite putting some reasonable mileage in. They’re the ideal size to make the most of the space afforded by the plate carrier whilst still being compact, so you don’t feel like you’re carrying your whole gym with you. I've been using the vest for pretty much all my training since I got it. The vest itself doesn't compromise mobility at all, which seems kind of impossible, but it’s ideal for HIIT workouts. Even though the plate carrier doesn’t make a difference to how freely you move you can really see how effectively it increases the resistance to your workout. You definitely feel yourself working harder and getting more from your training sessions. (which is the goal, right?!) When running the plate carrier feels perfectly stable - hardly moving at all - and I can't say I've felt any increased strain on my joints. That being said, during HIIT sessions, I notice that the vest moves a little but it's hardly noticeable (to the point I thought about not mentioning it at all in this review) and certainly not enough to be distracting. The adjustable fastenings allow the vest to move with you but not bounce around so much the plate carrier becomes uncomfortable. In summary, this plate carrier is a fantastic bit of kit. Big/tough enough to feel dependable and sturdy even with heavy plates but slight enough so it doesn’t compromise mobility and you can still work out effectively. This plate carrier definitely goes on my “must buy” list. It’s quickly becoming an essential part of my training arsenal and is without a doubt the most effective bit of training equipment I’ve ever used.
Date published: 2020-08-18
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