IceAge Insights: Military Law Enforcement

Plate Carrier Design and Engineering: Can Armor Plates Be Exposed to The Elements?
Skeletonized plate carriers are particularly popular among high-end, premium offerings. While they are great for weight savings, they expose the armor plates they are carrying. There is confusion in the market about exposed plates being good or bad. In this article, we examine plate carriers that expose armor plates to finally put this question to bed: are exposed armor plates good or bad?
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The Best Plate Carriers of 2022
An overview of the leading plate carriers in the market as of May 2022 from Crye Precision, Velocity Systems, Spiritus Systems, and Ferro Concepts. This guide walks you through the best things to consider when buying a plate carrier for your application: Military, Special Operations, Law Enforcement, SWAT, Prepared Citizen or Private Security Contractor.
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Plate Carrier Weight Calculator
How much does my plate carrier load out weigh? Who makes the lightest plate carrier? Use this plate carrier weight calculator to figure out how much your military or law enforcement plate carrier weighs. The Qore Performance Plate Carrier Weight Calculator is an essential mission planning tool for endurance, thermoregulation, hydration, and metabolic efficiency. It includes pouches and plate carriers from Spiritus Systems, Ferro Concepts, Crye Precision, Velocity Systems and Qore Performance. Armor plates from DFNDR Armor and pouches from Blue Force Gear are also included.
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Plate Carrier Configurations for IcePlate EXO®: Assaulter, Reccee, CBRN/MOPP/HAZMAT, Crossfit/Training/Fitness
IcePlate EXO® is the most versatile, most configurable, and most capable plate carrier ever built. With the ability to organically integrate evaporative and/or conductive cooling, heating, and hydration, IcePlate EXO® is unmatched for everything from maritime direct action to home defense/personal protection to CBRN/MOPP/HAZMAT and fitness competitions like Crossfit or The Tactical Games.
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