The Shellback Banshee Plate Carrier was designed to meet and exceed the needs of Law Enforcement, Military, and Private Military operators. This Ultra lightweight, low profile, high quality plate carrier has great load carrying capacity. Designed for protection, utility, mobility in a compact lightweight design.
Ideal gear for Law Enforcement patrol officers for use in High Threat active shooter situations, Multi-Assault Counter Terrorism Action Capabilities (MACTAC) and Counter Terrorism direct actions.
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) recently approved the Shellback Banshee plate carrier and it is on their approved gear list. Available/Approved for individual officer purchase.
The Shoulders on the Shellback Banshee rifle plate carrier are fully adjustable and padded with a new advanced design feature not seen in other rigs. The shoulder areas once adjusted slides into itself and locks in securely with a hidden quick release buckle. The shoulders have 2 rows of PALS webbing with elastic nylon sewn in between the PALS webbing allowing for comms or hydration tubing.
The front and back of the Shellback Banshee feature 5 rows of PALS webbing and two 2 inch rows of Loop sewn on for flags and other identifiers. The front and back of the panels of the carrier on the body side are also padded. Rifle plates are loaded from the bottom front/back and secured with a hook/loop closure.
The Shellback Tactical Banshee rifle plate carrier comes standard with a removable cummerbund. Cummerbund runs through the carrier, is fully adjustable (one size fits most) and has PALS webbing on the interior and exterior to accept side plates or other pouches. Also standard is a secondary nylon strap system with quick release buckles (also removable) if the cummerbund is not needed. Both Cummerbund and secondary system integrated on all Banshees. The front pocket of the Carrier has a hook and loop kangaroo type pocket to allow for accessories.
Value and features are packed into this plate carrier. USA Made-Full Berry Compliant Plate Carrier.
Body Armor Compatibility
The Shellback Tactical Banshee plate carrier is built for 10×12 body armor plates, which means that this plate carrier is compatible with a majority of our Level 4 and Level 3 body armor plates. Among the most popular body armor plates purchased in conjunction with this Shellback Tactical plate carrier is:
- Level IV Model 1155
- Level IV Model 1155mc
- Level III+ Model 1090
- Level III Model 1078
- Level IIIa+ SRT Model 1003
- Lightweight Shoulder Pads Included
- New Color Options
- Lighter than before
- The most advanced plate carrier to outperform anything on the market and withstand whatever you throw at it.
- Extreme versatility with several PALS web attachment points covering the front, back and shoulders of the vest.
- Fully adjustable and padded front, back and shoulder areas.
- Twoareaof loop for identifiers
- Fits over soft body armor/Uniforms
- Heavy Duty bar tacking at key stress points
- Wire, antenna or hydration hose guides
- Removable Cummerbund with interior and exterior PALS for side plates-NEW
- Low Profile/ Lightweight
- Quick Release Buckle secondary securing system
- Drag Handle- NEW
- Lifetime Warranty
- Dimensions of the Cummerbund each side that accepts soft armor 17in x 6in
- Weight of the BANSHEE empty 2lbs 5oz
- Will accept up to 10×12 Level 3 and 4 ESAPI OR SIMILAR PLATES and Plate Backers. Currently, the pockets will not accept the XL ESAPI plates.
- Now approved with the Los Angeles Police Department (L.A.P.D.)- NTOA (NATIONAL TACTICAL OFFICER ASSOCIATION) APPROVED
Pouches, magazine and other gear shown on the BANSHEE for demo only and not included with carrier.