The replica interceptor vest by Phantom is designed for those looking for a serious body armor vest for hard-core simulations and Airsoft gaming. It is modeled and designed after the interceptor vest widely used by military personnel all over the world. It features a rugged and durable build quality with MOLLE webbing for attaching all of the pouches you may possibly need.History of the I.B.A. Vest:
The Interceptor Body Armor (IBA) system is a bullet-resistant vest originally used by US Armed Forces in the late 90's to the mid 2000's, seeing use up to around 2010. The IBA replaced the older 1980's era PASGT armored vests. The IBA OTV was initially produced in M81 Woodland Camo, but was also made in Coyote-brown for USMC units. M81 Woodland was later superseded by 3-color Desert Combat Pattern, followed by Universal Camo Pattern (also known as "ACU").
The IBA OTV featured the ability to hold SAPI plates, and had a Kevlar liners for added protection.
- Heavy weight webbing covering entire vest for modular pouches
- Accepts up to 11" x 14" replica ballistic front and back plates (replica plates not included)
- Hydration system compatible
- Built-in emergency drag handle
- Adjustable waist tension straps on the sides
- Detachable collar, groin, and shoulder pads
1000 Denier CorduraIncludes:
Interceptor replica vest, detachable collar with throat protector, shoulder pads, and groin protectorManufacturer:
BOG / PhantomNote:
This replica I.B.A.O.T.V. does NOT include Kevlar liners and cannot be used for ballistic purposes. This extremely realistic replica is meant for impressionist and Airsoft uses only.
(Write a review)
"its a pretty good vest,
the color is pretty brown, compared to propper acu. not terrible, but not what i expected. I"m a little ocd about the camo matching, its only really noticeable around the shoulders.
oh and Im about 6 ft. 214, not gonna lie I've got a little chub going on and i still had to tighten the vest all the way up to get it to fit.
hope this helps anyone trying to make a decision.
"I'm about 6'4 230 lb, and it fits perfectly, it is still very big and it is armored (for airsoft) I don't even where plates, I can't feel anything, anywhere where the armour touches, it protects.
Neck brace digs into your neck sometimes, but not to much.
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