WHAT ARE PLATE CARRIERS?
A plate carrier, is also known as “bulletproof” vest or body armour which act as a piece of tactical equipment, when paired with ballistic plates. It is also known as a ballistic plate carrier. Plate carriers are detachable and dropped in an emergency. It is frequently used by the military, police, and other tactical forces to shield them from multiple strikes. Oftentimes, these carriers go with conventional bulletproof vest carriers, so you can interchange them with your ballistic panels. Plate carrier vests are available in different of styles and sizes to accommodate a variety of possible hazards. One of them is a concealable plate carrier which allows you to be inconspicuous and be low-key as possible. A Kevlar plate carrier can resist heat and absorb impact. These Kevlar plate carriers can stop a bullet using its elastic nature.
ARE PLATE CARRIER WORTH IT?
Plate carrier is similar to a bulletproof vest and is an important piece of body Armor. Plate carriers are lightweight tactical vests that can accommodate a variety of ballistic plates, significantly increasing their personal protection. In most cases, a plate carrier is used by law enforcement and the military which provide adequate protection from potential gunfire and are generally used against rifle threats. It is a vest that can be customised for usage in extremely harsh environments. Additional pouches can be outfitted to carry accessories like as extra magazines, flashlights, grenades, and other gadgets as part of your gear set. plate carriers can be heavier than bulletproof vests. Despite the plate’s potential bulkiness, the protection they provide will be worth the investment in a long run.
HOW CAN YOU WASH A PLATE CARRIER?
Although plate carriers are made to be quite sturdy and durable, they still need regular maintenance if you want them to last a long time. Maintaining your plate carrier in good condition might be the barrier between safety and equipment failure, or, at the very least, discomfort and a bad stench. To take care of the plate carrier you will need to know about the different parts, how to clean those parts, and ideally how to mend small nicks that may appear after some missions. Do not use bleach, strong chemicals, or domestic cleaning agents on your plate carrier vest as they might damage the fabric. Any wire brush in your weapon-cleaning kit should be avoided since it will also damage the fabric.
CAN YOU BRING A PLATE CARRIER ON A PLANE?
Although body Armor isn’t considered a weapon but taking it on your flight is still a big deal. International travel to other countries, as well as domestic travel inside the country, entails rules that vary each country, with even larger variations for certain destinations. When it comes to body armour, each country has its own set of rules and regulations. Technically, it’s legal for you to put body Armor inside checked baggage. You can also put it inside your in-cabin carryon bag. So, yes, body Armor is allowed aboard a plane, as long as it’s inside a suitcase.