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Armor Express Overt Carrier System (OCS), FMS Level IIIA Body Armor Panels

Armor Express Overt Carrier System (OCS), FMS Level IIIA Body Armor Panels

Armor Express Overt Carrier System (OCS), FMS Level IIIA Body Armor Panels

$540.59 - $582.99
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Armor Express's Overt Carrier System is an external load bearing vest with FMS Body Armor Panels inside for excellent Level IIIA NIJ protection.

Made of a heavy-duty nylon material, the Overt Carrier System (OCS) features front internal plate pockets that can accommodate 5" x 8" trauma plates to 10" by 12" rifle plates; fully adjustable shoulders; 13" front and back tails that are made of the same heavy-duty nylon as the carrier; and an internal cummerbund for securing the carrier in space. The OCS is available in three styles: slick (no pockets), with MOLLE webbing (no pockets), or with four standard sewn on pockets. The standard four-pocket configuration includes radio, zippered utility, double mag, and mini flashlight-sized pockets. The carrier's ID tags are made of heavy-duty nylon. The back of the panel is fully covered with the hook side of the VELCRO®, while the loop side is on the carrier itself. Titles are screened onto the fabric; embroidered titles are available upon request and additional charge. Tag sizes are typically 2” X 4” for the front tag and 4” X 12” for the back tag. Featuring the FMS Ballistic System, made of a unique blend of Twaron Aramid and Twaron Laminates, Armor Express's Overt Carrier System is a durable, comfortable, and reliable vest that will effectively protect you from Level IIIA threats.

  • Includes Armor Express’s FMS Level IIIA Body Armor Panels
  • Shoulder adjustment points
  • Epaulets at shoulder to hold microphone
  • Choose no pockets, with MOLLE webbing only, or with four standard sewn on pockets
  • Interior front pocket accommodates inserts from 5” x 8” trauma plates up to 10” x 12” rifle plates

Performance Data:

  • Threat Level: IIIA
  • Thinness: 0.32 inches
  • Weight: 1.53 lbs./ft.
  • .357 V-50: 1,510 fps
  • .44 MAG V-50: 1,661 fps
  • Avg. .357 BFS: 30.0 mm
  • Avg. .44 Magnum BFS: 37.5 mm
  • BFS Model #: FMS-A-IIIA

5 Year Warranty
Armor Express stands behind their products. They offer custom fit body armor that is lightweight, flexible and comfortable. Their experienced and service oriented staff are committed to providing you the best possible product to ensure customer satisfaction.

  • 5 year warranty on ballistics and 18 month warranty on carriers
  • FREE replacement armor to any officers who are SAVED by their vest

Each ballistic line from Armor Express is tested beyond the NIJ Standard – in-house, with special threat requirements as deemed necessary by you, our customer. Their goal is to give you the peace-of-mind that can only come with watching your purchase be put to the test, right before your eyes. Their in-house testing facility is state of the art, and their capabilities are beyond many of the certified labs in the field today.
Soft armor comes protected in a seam-sealed ripstop pad cover. Each configuration is certified to the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Standards, as well as vigorously tested in-house at their Ballistic Research Laboratory (BRL). During testing they go above and beyond the anticipated testing protocols in order to ensure that their armor products are second to none.

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Size Chest (a) Sternum to Navel (b) Mid-Waist (c)
X-Small Short Up to 32" Up to 12" 26.5" to 30"
X-Small Regular 12.5" to 13"
X-Small Long 13.5" to 14"
Small Short 32.5" to 36" 12.5" to 13" 30.5" to 34"
Small Regular 13.5" to 14"
Small Long 14.5" to 15"
Medium Short 36.5" to 40" 13.5" to 14" 34.5" to 38"
Medium Regular 14.5" to 15"
Medium Long 15.5" to 16"
Large Short 40.5" to 44" 14.5" to 15" 38.5" to 42"
Large Regular 15.5" to 16"
Large Long 16.5" to 17"
X-Large Short 44.5" to 48" 15.5" to 16" 42.5" to 46"
X-Large Regular 16.5" to 17"
X-Large Long 17.5" to 18"
2X-Large Short 48.5" to 52" 16.5" to 17" 46.5" to 50"
2X-Large Regular 17.5" to 18"
2X-Large Long 18.5" to 19"
3X-Large Short 52.5" to 56" 17.5" to 18" 50.5" to 54"
3X-Large Regular 18.5" to 19"
3X-Large Long 19.5" to 20"

Special discounts may apply for high volume sales. Contact our Bids & Quotes department for more information.

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