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5.11 TacTec Plate Carrier

5.11 TacTec Plate Carrier

Special Price $199.99

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 Various Colors
Product Weight 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.

  • 2Eight Color Options + Optional Badges

    Along with the original standard black, the 5.11 TacTec Vest is also now available in Navy Blue, Tac OD, Sandstone, Terrain, Camo (for an additional $30), Night, and Storm. 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 USA 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. 100% Made in the USA. 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: Rogue Echo Weight Vest Plate

Rogue’s Echo Vest Plates are the economy version of our premium USA Cast Weight Vest Plates, offering a similarly ergonomic, military-inspired design in three weight increments:

  • 5LB Plate Pair - 11.3" L x 9.3" W
  • 10LB Plate Pair - 11.3" L x 9.3" W
  • 20LB Plate Pair - 11.3" L x 9.3" W

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, Navy, Tac OD, Sandstone, Camo (+$30), Terrain, Night, and Storm

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 307.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Phenomenal craftsmanship and fit Rogue always has high quality, but this vest takes it to a level I would have never expected. Watch the 2 minute video on how to install the plates, and you can see that there are so many extra thoughtful velcro pieces and straps that all have a purpose. The fit is easily adjustable and comfortable and works well from burpees to running.
Date published: 2020-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pretty perfect Doesnt move when running, doing burpees, jumping etc. It's very comfortable
Date published: 2020-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent replacement for when gyms are closed and volleyball has stoppped. Can't lift heavy stuff nor run around on the court, so i bought this vest so i could run around with weights. Comfortable to run with, easy to adjust, worth every euro!
Date published: 2020-05-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I think it just killed me I live in a tall apartment building in downtown Chicago and with COVID and my gym closed I've taken to doing laps on the stairs with a waited vest, up and down. Up until this point I've been using a ZFOSports 20LB vest which, after 2 months of usage almost every day, I've gotten pretty used to. So I decided to step my game up and order one of these… My 5.11 just came today (I got the 30lb cast weight option because I wanted to suffer) and I just used it for the first time about 30 minutes ago. The workout was so hard I think I almost passed out. Afterwords it took me 10 minutes to even remember who I was. I'm still sweating profusely, I think my fiancé thinks there is something wrong with me. I LOVE this vest already, it's super comfy and soul crushing at the same time. Snug when you do burpees and fully adjustable. Thanks Rogue for the punishment?
Date published: 2020-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Snug fit for performance Great vest for any kind of workout - running, lifting, circuits you name it. Stays snug in place without cutting off your breath. Highly recommend
Date published: 2020-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features! I bought this a month ago and it's perfect. It doesn't move during my workout.
Date published: 2020-05-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Weste Nice Tool! Running perfekt, Tips and Push upp also great to do!
Date published: 2020-05-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Utter garbage Fell apart during a workout on about the third time I used it. It looks cool and tactical, but is held together with a flimsy plastic looking cord. As soon as it snaps, the whole thing falls apart. Amazing how expensive it is relative to its low quality and lack of durability. Don't trust it to make it through a mile run.
Date published: 2020-05-08
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