IceAge Insights: Military Law Enforcement

What size plate carrier do I wear?
How do I know what size plate carrier I should buy? What size plate carrier do I need? Use this short plate carrier size checklist to figure out what size armor plates and what size plate carrier is right for you in just a few minutes.
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Padded Plate Backer: How to make your hard armor plates more comfortable when wearing your plate carrier
Foam plate backer pads and plate comfort pads are all the rage right now for military, law enforcement, and civilian plate carriers. But, is adding insulating foam to your already hot plate carrier really a good idea? Here is an ultralight, super ventilated padded plate backer option that doesn't use foam, doesn't insulate, is 90% air by volume, and ventilates in every direction. It also weighs next to nothing. This is how to build the most comfortable and most ventilated plate backer pads in the world in about five minutes.
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IceVents Plate Carrier Shoulder Pads Plate Carrier Stand-Off Ventilation Pontoons
IceVents® Classic and IceVents® Aero plate carrier shoulder pads are the gold standard for comfort and performance in body armor shoulder pads. IceVents® Classic serve as plate carrier shoulder pads, stand-off body armor ventilation pontoons, ventilated duty belt padding, and ventilated hearing protection headband pads. IceVents® Aero serve as plate carrier shoulder pads, ventilated duty belt pads over the hips, ventilated headband pads, and holster pads for Safariland UBL and True North MHA holster hangers.
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Chest Rig vs. Plate Carrier: Which is best for you?
Chest Rig or Plate Carrier? This is the hot topic in the community right now. We assembled a chest rig vs. plate carrier worksheet in outline format to help you quickly figure out which one is best for you. Spoiler alert: your mileage may vary, and your answer might surprise you.
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