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Shellback Tactical Banshee Rifle Plate Carrier (Color: Multicam)

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Shellback Tactical Banshee Rifle Plate Carrier (Color: Multicam)
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Color: Multicam

The Banshee Rifle Plate Carrier was designed to meet and exceed the needs of Law Enforcement, Military, and Private Military operators. This Ultra lightweight, low profile, high quality plate carrier has great load carrying capacity. Designed for protection, utility, mobility in a compact lightweight design.
Ideal gear for Law Enforcement patrol officers for use in High Threat active shooter situations, Multi-Assault Counter Terrorism Action Capabilities (MACTAC) and Counter Terrorism direct actions.
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) recently approved the Banshee PC and it is on their approved gear list. Available/Approved for individual officer purchase.
The Shoulders on the Banshee rifle plate carrier are fully adjustable and padded with a new advanced design feature not seen in other rigs. The shoulder areas once adjusted slides into itself and locks in securely with a hidden quick release buckle. The shoulders have 2 rows of PALS webbing with elastic nylon sewn in between the PALS webbing allowing for comms or hydration tubing.
The front and back of the Banshee feature 5 rows of PALS webbing and two 2 inch rows of Loop sewn on for flags and other identifiers. The front and back of the panels of the carrier on the body side are also padded. Rifle plates are loaded from the bottom front/back and secured with a hook/loop closure.
The Banshee rifle plate carrier comes standard with a removable cummerbund. Cummerbund runs through the carrier, is fully adjustable (one size fits most) and has PALS webbing on the interior and exterior to accept side plates or other pouches. Also standard is a secondary nylon strap system with quick release buckles (also removable) if the cummerbund is not needed. Both Cummerbund and secondary system integrated on all Banshees. The front pocket of the Carrier has a hook and loop kangaroo type pocket to allow for accessories.

Value and features are packed into this plate carrier. USA Made-Full Berry Compliant Plate Carrier.


  • 500D Cordura
  • Lightweight shoulder pads included
  • The most advanced plate carrier to outperform anything on the market and withstand whatever you throw at it
  • Extreme versatility with several PALS web attachment points covering the front, back, and shoulders of the vest
  • Fully adjustable and padded front, back, and shoulder areas
  • Two hook and loop panels
  • Fits over soft body armor / uniforms
  • Heavy duty bar tacking at key stress points
  • Wire, antenna, or hydration hose guides
  • Removable cummerbund with interior and exterior PALS for side plates
  • Low profile / lightweight
  • Quick release buckle secondary securing system
  • Drag handle
  • Accepts 10x12 Level 3 and 4 ESAPI or similar plates and plate backers. Currently, the pockets will not accept XL ESAPI plates
  • Made in the USA
Size: One Size Fits Most, Adjustable
Weight: 2lbs 5oz
Material: 500D Cordura
Color: Multicam

Manufacturer: Shellback Tactical

About Shellback Tactical

Michael Wratten is the Founder and Director of Shellback Tactical. After graduating from the Los Angeles Police Academy in 1996, Mike worked several assignments within the Los Angeles Police Department. These assignments include Narcotics and the SES Gang Unit. After 6 years with the LAPD, Mike moved on to the West Covina Police Department to continue his service to the community. In 2002, inspiration struck and Mike founded Shellback Tactical to provide operator focused tactical gear for the first responders protecting our communities and our service members throughout the world who protect our freedom every day.

Operator Evolved Gear is a mindset and commitment that we at Shellback Tactical take towards all of our current tactical equipment and future projects. The world is changing very rapidly and with that, the gear needs of the Operator evolve and change. This design approach to the way we look at building tactical equipment is our commitment to you the Operator. Whether your mission and needs are Law Enforcement or Military focused, you can count on us to answer the call with cutting edge, forward thinking and advanced equipment. Rest assured that Shellback Tacticals gear will always be made with the highest quality materials and design processes that will exceed your needs and expectations.

5 Customer Reviews

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by devin m. on 01/18/2017
"So I have had this plate carrier for exactly a year now and it's been a great reliable piece of gear for my loadout. I've been playing airsoft for about 3 years now and this was my first PC. I used to run an oldschool TAG riflemen chest rig and it wasn't really for me. I chose this PC because of the good reviews and trust me they do not lie. I'm 5'6 160lb, and I would say it fits me pretty good, there's plenty of molle for those pouches and extra shiz just to look operator. If ur looking for a nice plate carrier that's even qualified for real steel and won't break the bank then look no further then the shellback tactical banshee pc.
by adam b. on 10/19/2016
1. lightweight
2. great MOLLE real estate
3. very comfortable
4. durable fabric
5. removable Cummerbund
6. very easy to shoulder rifle while wearing it

Con's or "things to consider"
1. you can kind of use this without the cummerbund but its not the most comfortable
2. best hydration bladder to ensure a comfortable fit and use is the 50oz. carrier by shellback tactical or its sister brand T.A.G
3. its a bit on the expensive side so I wouldn't say it is the best beginners plate carrier but if you've done your research and know you want to use a plate carrier over a chest rig id say GO FOR IT!

OVERALL: 10/10 it does EXACTLY what I need it to do and its very comfortable!
by Jordan B. on 04/10/2016
"I got this vest after running a modi jpc with medium plates and realizing that I needed both something more modular... and ranger green.
This plate carrier fits me and I am about 6ft tall and 215-220 pounds. I am not exactly fat but more stocky, and after I got this set up right this plate carrier is super comfortable. I can do just about anything in it as if the plates were not in the carrier at all, I also moved on to ranger green as it blends in much better than coyote tan where I live (Louisville Kentucky). The money you spend on this is well worth it, you will have a product that will give you so much more than what you will need it to, and when or if it does rip or tear it has a lifetime warranty I believe!
If you have any questions get a hold of me and I will try to help you out as much as possible!

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