The Paraclete Special Operations Hard Plate Carrier was designed for Special Operations Forces to provide unmatched comfort, protection, and flexibility. The design features an adjustable cummerbund and side plate pockets for optional 6x6 hard armor. This carrier works equally well with stand-alone hard armor plates or ICW plates worn over level IIIa soft armor. Made in the United States.
Internal side plate pockets hold low-profile hard plates. Plate location can be adjusted for comfort and securely held in place with Mil Spec hook and loop straps and innovative flap closure system.
Front and rear pockets for E-SAPI style rifle plates with hook and loop closures.
Cummerbund accommodates soft ballistic inserts.
Side closure includes cummerbund and adjustable elastic harness to provide a snug fit and accommodate multiple waist sizes.
Removable cummerbund easily converts the SOHPC into a lightweight stand-alone plate carrier
Padded shoulders provide increased comfort during long-term wear.
Front pull shoulder straps adjust easily. Shoulders include retention loops for increased stability and routing of cables.
MOLLE-style webbing accommodates all PARACLETE and all MOLLE-compatible modular pouches that are designed to fit your mission-specific needs
New drop-down front flap has increased load-bearing capacity without sagging. Accommodates long magazines without impeding vest removal.