This unique version of the Omega vest has (24) BTS locations to carry a wide assortment of BTS and A.L.I.C.E. pouches and gear. Two large interior pockets for maps, etc.
Two large interior pockets for maps, etc.
BTS webbing fits any BlackHawk pouch with A.L.I.C.E. Clips or Duty Belt loop wrap around system
Hook & loop strip for ID patch
Fully adjustable shoulders, girth, and emergency drag handle
Belt loops for web belt
Heavy-duty separating #10 YKK Vislon zipper
Made of heavy-duty mesh with two large interior pockets
Wt: 2 lbs 3.36 oz.
This Vest does not have MOLLE webbing, it is an "old school" type vest with ALICE webbing, cord adjusted sides and features multiple attached pouches:
FRONT has 1 small pouch, 2 medium pouches, and 6 large magazine pouches (that hold 12 mags). All pouches are attached to the Vest. There is a padded area on the right shoulder and adjustable straps at the waist.
The back has Alice webbing for the user to attach more pouches, and velcro adjustments on both shoulders.
This Vest has corded lace up sides with cord adjustments.
Approximate measurements are: Underarm to Underarm- 18 inches; Collar seam to Bottom of vest- 18 inches, but can be enlarged or made smaller.
The Eagle TAC-V1 Vest, with its durability, superior quality materials, versatility, and workmanship, started a trend w/ SOCOM ( NSW, DEVGRU, SEAL TEAMS, SF, DELTA, MARSOC, FORCE RECON, etc.) that is still evident today.
2-1/4" webbing on back side to hold equipment with slide clips
Adjustable height and girth
Military style belt loops for Eagle duty belt or military belt
Also, with this optional belt, you can use a large variety of holsters, flashlight carriers, cuff pouches, additional mag pouches, dump pouch, IFAK, or whatever you can dream up and ft
Heavy duty nylon #10 flat YKK zipper
Two large interior pockets
Breathable mesh main body
When Black Shoulder Patch is present in photos: Slip resistant shoulder patch w/ stop for butt stock to reduce possibility of weapon slipping past shoulder and enhance speed at which weapon is brought to shoulder and if necessary, in to the fight
Chest Rig spread during the Vietnam War, where it was used by the Viet Cong, and by the regular army . Production was relatively cheap and vest allow for convenient carrying equipment: magazines and grenades. Also, he does not disclosing silhouette like a backpack. In the '70s vest chest rig type were used, among others, by Rhodesian SAS designed to carry magazines for the rifle FN FAL .
Another larger conflict, which vests Chest Rig appeared en masse is the Afghan war. There were widely used by the Mujahideen . Vests gained on the fallen Taliban could also meet with Soviet soldiers. As a result of these experiences in the USSR was founded Vest lifchik (Type 2) . Type II Lifchik
Vest Chest Rig type in DPM was also supplied the British Armed Forces