WTF’s Plate Carrier 06 is made in the USA from US made, milspec, solution dyed, Berry compliant, IRR compliant nylon fabrics. Plate Carrier 06 is available for small, medium, large, and x large SAPI and 10 x 12 plates.
Plate Carrier 06 accepts WTF’s Accessory Panels, SwiftClip® placards, and similar. Plate Carrier 06 accepts WTF’s proprietary G Hook back panels and cummerbunds attached with hook and loop. Plate Carrier 06 plate bags have a generous stretch panel and will accept a wide variety of industry standard size plates in respective sizes.
VELCRO® Brand USA hook and loop panels both front and back accept IFF, ID, etc. On both plate bags, 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, safe and modern machinery, and well compensated 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. A size medium Plate Carrier 06 is just under 1lb / 450g with Cummerbund 02 and without an accessory panel.