The Viper Modular Operator Plate Carrier is designed with heavy webbing on all sides for any MOLLE compatible gear and accessories. The MOPC also features an internal cummberbund and padded shoulders support and comfort. This is our most popular plate carrier. Selected Armor comes in a set (front and back).
- Fits M-XL
- Accomodates 10x12 to Large ESAPI plates (10.25x13.25) front and back
- Accepts 6x6" or 6x8" side plates with built-in pockets
- Emergency drag handle
- Release buckles on shoulders and waist strap
- Can be worn with or without cummberbund
- Water Resistant
- 1000D Polyester (Solid colors) -Fabric is foreign
- 1000D Nylon (Camo colors) -Fabric is made in USA and is licensed
- Shoulder pads have loops for equipment and/or hydration tube
- Sewn in China
- NTOA Recommended
Choose Level IIIa, Level III, or Level IV (all plates come in sets)
Level IIIa Stops: .44 Magnum, 9mm FMJ, 7.62x25, 5.7x28, .50AE and other specialty pistol rounds and provide up to 40% blunt trauma reduction when worn in conjunction with a rifle plate. Knife resistant to both stabs and slices. Besides being light (under 1 lbs), these inserts are soft and comfortable and just over 1/4" thick. They are made of Kevlar KM2 and Goldflex II for really good stopping power for fragments and point blank shots and are thinner and lighter than standard Kevlar.
Level III Stops: 5.56 (M855, M193); 7.62x39 (Ball), 7.62x54R (LPS), 7.62x51 (Ball); 30-06 (JHP, FMJ); .357 mag; .45 cal; 50 cal Beowulf; 9mm; 12 Gauge Shotgun slugs, and more. All of these rounds were fired from semi-auto AR-15s, AK-47s, MAK-90s, bolt action Rifles, Glocks, Revolvers, and pump shotguns. This is a level III+ plate as tested by HP White, a certified NIJ Laboratory.Complies with MIL-46100 Rev E. for class 1 armor and passed the test against a 30 Caliber Armor Piercing bullet at 2426 fps as tested at the US Army Aberdeen Test Center. Weight for 10x12 single curve with 1/4" polyurea anti-frag coating is 9lbs.
Level III+ Lightweight Stops: 5.56 (M855, M193); 7.62x39 (Ball), 7.62x51 (Ball); .357 mag; .45 cal; and common handgun rounds as well as shotgun slugs and buckshot. This is a level III+ plate as tested by Chesapeake Testing Laboratory. Complies with NIJ-STD-0101.06. Laboratory tested to stop the M855 and the M80. Weight is approximately 4.5 pounds. This is a Multicurve plate similar to ESAPI, but slightly different in dimensions (10x12").
Level IV Stops: Everything Level III stops PLUS Armor Piercing, including: 5.56 (M193, M855, SS109); 7.62x39 (Ball,Steel Core/Armor Piercing Incendary (API)), 7.62x51 (Ball), 7.62x54R (L/LPS/B-32 (API)), 7.62 x 63 (JSP/AP M2) plus all pistol rounds and lesser rifle rounds. All fired from M-1, SVD Dragunov, FN FAL, AK-47, AR-15. 10x12 single curve = 7.72lbs.
This plate is multi-hit rated up to 20 hits against an AR-15 M855. This plate is NIJ Certified and we are listed on the NIJ Compliant Armor list. http://www.nij.gov/topics/technology/body-armor/Pages/compliant-ballistic-armor.aspx
Side plates are available in Level III and Level IV. Level III = 3lbs; Level IV = 2.3lbs