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5.11 TacTec Plate Carrier

5.11 TacTec Plate Carrier

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

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 new USA 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 250.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent quality I love how the vest straps stretch and allow you to breath but remain firm. Could use some instructions for putting the plates in. Got a major rub on my collar bone first time out running. Hope I can find that before my next run.
Date published: 2019-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well thought out! Very Pleased! No sharp edges or Nylon to poke and scratch you. Velcro straps inside to stabilize your plates and keep them from shifting! This is the carrier you could wear all day!
Date published: 2019-08-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding Quality & Superb Customer Service A big “Thank You” to Joe in Customer Service for being a straight shooter and giving me options. As for the vest, everything written about it is true, no one makes a better product!
Date published: 2019-08-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better Than I Expected Really durable & sturdy. Been on a few rucks with it & it's held up pretty well. Very comfortable.
Date published: 2019-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best fit and flex plates fit well and secure the vest fits snug but flexes with body motion. wish it had a strap on the shoulder to hold flash light for AM walk run.
Date published: 2019-08-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fits great! I bought this for my husband's birthday and he loves it! The cast plates contour to the body shape. It's perfect for field day at our box. Plus, we are adding fun patches that really individualize it.
Date published: 2019-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good product I am delighted with my ballast vest but I want to know how to wash it after exercise
Date published: 2019-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best plate carrier made. After researching several plate carriers, I decided on 5.11. Very happy with my decision. I will definitely refer this vest to others looking to purchase a plate carrier vest.
Date published: 2019-07-22
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