The vest is designed to reduce overall weight an increase mobility. It is capable of holding 10 x 12 plates in the front and rear and comes with removable hydration compatible pack which has an additional 2 large compartments. The vest is covered top to bottom in MOLLE webbing for adding pouches and gear and has lots of hook and loop closures for department or unit ID’s. This vest has been tested and is used by many law enforcement agencies. Works well as added protection when worn over Level III body armor for active shooter scenarios.