The Authorities Tactical Vest is the next generation tactical equipment vest! It combines the best of a traditional combat vest (combat vest or assault vest) and a plate carrier. The Authorities Tactical Vest is the most versatile and tactical next-generation combat equipment. This vest is no compromise. The vest has no weaknesses when compared to plate carriers or combat vests and to the HI-VIZ yellow equipment vests it brings quite unique features!
The entire front of the Authorities Tactical Vest is full of MOLLE/PALS cuts, arranged both vertically and horizontally. Customize your vest with Authorities PRO pouches or attach other MOLLE/PALS equipment. Velcro surfaces on the left side of the chest and on the back allow you to attach badges depending on the task at hand, and/or extra pockets. On the shoulders, space has been reserved to attach epaulettes so the vest can be used as a top garment in jobs where the regulations require their use.
The unique epaulettes mount allows MOLLE/PALS cases to be mounted horizontally on the shoulder.
The Authorities Tactical Vest has integrated pockets for ballistic plates! SAPI plates and side panels of any standard size can be placed quickly into their own pockets. The Vest is compatible with ALL ballistic standard 10″ x 12″ (25 x 30 cm) plates and 6″ x 6″ (15 x15 cm) side panels from level NIJ IIIA soft plates to level NIJ IV standalone plates. When ballistic protection is not required, the ballistic front pockets can be removed.
The Authorities Tactical Vest front zip pockets are fully accessible with both hands and even when wearing tactical gloves. Separate waterproof inner pockets have been inserted into these zipper pockets. A large outer pocket with zippers on both sides has been attached to the back of the vest.
When ballistic plates are not used, their pockets can be used to store equipment, the back pocket fits a hydration bladder.
The vest has excellent breathability qualities! The entire inside of the vest is lined with 3D Mesh material. The space between the pockets of the ballistic plates and the body is thus padded. The straps are wider than on plate carriers and are also padded with 3D Mesh material. Velcro adhesive surfaces are integrated on the front and back for the attachment of Tac-Vent air circulation plates.
The adjustability of the Authorities Tactical Vest makes it an excellent choice even for large organizations. The vest is fully adjustable and fits 95% of the users perfectly.
The vest can be adjusted continuously over the stomach and the waist by means of three rows of straps. These straps ensure a perfect fit and weight distribution. The new fastening system which tightens the vest via the front pockets, eliminates the need to bundle the ends of the straps separately. Tighten the vest to the desired tension on both sides, close the zipper and it’s done!
The circumference of vest around the waist can be adjusted from 27,5″ (70 cm) to 51,2″ (130 cm)! The length of the vest can be adjusted by up to 5.9” (15 cm). This wide adjustability range ensures a perfect fit for both taller and shorter users regardless of the body type. For large organizational orders, it is also possible to manufacture vests which deviate from the normal size.
The Authorities Tactical Vests are made of the best materials available. For the vest fabric the newest laminated IRR Cordura® (Coyote Tan and Ranger Green models), ultra-strong polyamide fabric (black model) and laminated IRR Cordura® (Hi-Viz Yellow model) by C.F. Weber GmbH Germany have been used. The strongest YKK metal zippers, Alfatex Velcro surfaces, Hethcoat 3D mesh material, AMANN strings, and more are incorporated into the vest. The high-end tactical vest is the work of top-class seamstresses. Our own production facility and highly skilled seamstresses provide the ultimate quality guarantee for the vest.
The Authorities Tactical Vests are designed in Finland and the design is protected by international law (Registered Community Design (RCD))!