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USMC Force Recon Elite Plate Carrier

5 out of 5
4 Reviews
5 out of 5 based on 4 customer ratings
(4 customer reviews)


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7 color options available! 

Weight: 4.5 lbs

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Product Description

Armour Wears Exclusive USMC Force Recon Plate Carrier
The Marine Corps believed in providing Marines with the most advanced personal body armor and we here at Armour Wear have that same opinion. We are now offering this exclusive carrier to the law abiding citizen. This amazing Plate Carrier is battle proven.The USMC Plate Carrier is the new U.S. Marine Corps plate carrier vest system. It consists of a cummerbund style main vest, with the option for you to add  IMTV groin and lower back protection (we do not provide this). The system is designed to allow the user to scale the system dependent upon mission requirements.

The PC is a 2-point cut away system, has fully integrated side protection, communication routing channels and increased MOLLE attachment points. In addition to more efficient weight distribution, the PC gives the user the ability to use a plate carrier vest system instead of the larger IMTV vest. Additional options you may add yourself include removable side plate pockets and a removable rifle bolster. This PC is the ultimate battle PC and aside from all the options this carrier comes with, we went ahead and added a Velcro loop to the front, which allows you to add a placard or chest rig with the rapid attach clips.

  • Doffing Break away (quick release pull system)
  • Side-opening for EMT
  • Single-handed emergency egress quick-release system
  • Quick attach/detach load carriage option
  • Scalable modular components
  • Reinforced drag handle
  • Full-wrap cummerbund style closure
  • Removable/adjustable side plates (sold separately)
  • Plate carrier shaped soft armor ballistics (sold separately)
  • Optional lower back and groin protection (sold separately)
  • Provides additional side armor protection via cummerbund
  • Integrated side armor plate pouches
  • Integrated communication channels
  • Rifle bolster allows for proper stock weld
  • Improved closure strap system
  • “Component-compatible” features that allow user to easily attach other load-bearing items such as packs or ammo
  • Accepts 7 x 8 ESBI side plates
  • 2-point quick release system
  • Multi-point adjustability
  • Increased head dispersion and quick dry capability
  • 360° MOLLE mounting surfaces
  • Durable Cordura outer carrier
  • Protected by nGuard® resistant to odor, microbes, fungi, mosquitoes, bed bugs, & color fading
  • Weights 4.5 lbs



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***Please note that where it reads 4X on the chart, the size to purchase is 3XL. Thank you.***



Additional Information

Weight 3 lbs

Black, Black Multicam, Coyote Brown, Multicam, Navy Blue, Ranger Green, Red


Small, Medium, Large, XL, 2XL, 3XL

4 reviews for USMC Force Recon Elite Plate Carrier

  1. Tim C
    5 out of 5


    Just got my USMC carrier and level 4 plates today. I’m super happy with the quality of the gear and quick delivery. I expected that it would take a month, at minimum, seeing some of the reviews, but I actually received mine in about a week and a half. Thank you, Armour Wear! You will definitely see more business from me in the future!

  2. John C
    5 out of 5


    One of the best Armour options in the country! Great customer service, great products and great people to work with!

  3. Zach R
    5 out of 5


    I ordered my USMC Recon Plate Carrier along with Level 3+ plates back in November and finally got them last Thursday. I have to say Armour Wear did an AMAZING job. What I received was exactly what I had hoped for. With the Holidays there was a couple mishaps, but that is to be expected. I’m going to link a video in a comment after this post to show the products so you guys can see this stuff in legit. I spent 4 years in the Marines and this carrier is about as real as it gets.
    I gotta throw out a thankyou to Robert (the owner of Armour Wear) for your time and answering my questions when I gave you a phone call a little concerned about my product. Thanks again for your time and patients.

  4. Jeff G
    5 out of 5


    I own a bunch of Armour-Wear products. I own the USMC plate carrier and two MC IIIA plates they fit tight in the carrier and don’t move an inch, great stuff and great quality. I can’t say enough good things about them. Looking forward to running these in a carbine class!

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