Blackhawk S.T.R.I.K.E. Cutaway Carrier Performance 3D Mesh Lining Armor

The BlackHawk S.T.R.I.K.E. Cutaway Carrier Performance 3D Mesh Lining Armor Vest provides reliable protection in a lightweight frame. Made to accommodate all of your tactical needs, this Tactical Vest created by Blackhawk Tactical accepts all S.T.R.I.K.E., MOLLE, or Speed Clip pouch configurations for carrying all of your necessities. Fully adjustable for the best possible fit, the BlackHawk S.T.R.I.K.E. Cutaway Carrier Performance 3D Mesh Lined Tactical Vest is comfortable and easy to reassemble in less than a minute. The 3D Mesh Lining keeps you cool and comfortable every time you wear your BlackHawk S.T.R.I.K.E. Cutaway Carrier Performance Body Armor


RATING
92.75 /100
  • Design

    Excellent

  • Performance

    Excellent

  • Value for money

    Excellent

  • Feature

    Excellent

Specifications for Blackhawk S.T.R.I.K.E. Cutaway Carrier Performance 3D Mesh Lining Vest:

Weight: 3.5 lbs
Material: Non-Slip HawkTex

Features of Blackhawk S.T.R.I.K.E. Cutaway Carrier Performance 3D Mesh Lining Body Armor:

  • •Interior Lined 3-D Mesh for cool comfortable positive air flow around you torso as you move
  • Lightweight: only 3.5 lbs; lightest cutaway available
  • Non Slip HawkTex Material on shoulders for weapon retention
  • Secure release strap has a round handle that is secured inside a protective band of nylon on the front panel shoulder
  • Simple construction that is very easy to reassemble in under 59 seconds!
  • Adjustable waist and shoulder system for girth and torso length for tailored fit
  • Full outer vest area usage for any S.T.R.I.K.E./MOLLE/ Speed Clip pouch configurations
  • Carrier - holds all BLACKHAWK! soft Level IIIA armor as well as armor plates (up to 10.5" x 13.25") on front and back
  • Accessories: accommodates Level IIIA, collar, groin, yoke, side plates and biceps
  • Heavy Duty Drag Handle

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Ellis - Add Reply

Easy to assemble and my plates fit perfectly. Just wish I had ordered the olive or tan as black isn't a color found in nature (stands out) - didn't think that far ahead. I bought the XL because I am 6'2"/ 180 and it fits as well as can be expected. Pros: Didn't even need the instructions to assemble the cutaway device. Cons: None so far

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Bennie - Add Reply

Bought this vest with a shipment of armor plates from AR500 a front curved plate and a flat back plate. Love the vest but be warned if you are buying 10inch by 12inch plates they fit extremely tight! not so much in the front but in the back I spent over an hour trying to slam the back plate into its carrier sleeve. In the vests defense I did have the base coat build up offered by AR500 but I still felt that it should not be tight enough to have to put your foot on the plate and pull on the top of the vest with all your strength to move the plate a centimeter at a time. Regardless the back plate is not coming out anytime soon. But I am still happy with my purchase and feel this product is of much higher quality than other vests on the market very breathable and light. DO NOT BUY A CURVED BACK PLATE IN SIZE 10inch BY 12inch OR ANY PLATE BIGGER than 10inch by 12inch THEY WILL NOT FIT! Pros: Quality, Durability, Breathable, Cutaway design Cons: Price, Armor pockets

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Buck - Add Reply

There were cheaper vests on the market, but these are made in the USA and after reading the reviews seemed to be built well. I jumped and I am glad I did. Great vest. Pros: fits well and is comfortable Cons: none so far

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Emery - Add Reply

This is the best carrier I've used. It allows you to utilize your soft armor as well. I bought the made in the USA model and I couldn't be happier. There is plenty of molle attachment points and it is well constructed. The cutaway feature is great if you ever need to dump your kit in a hurray. I have it set up with TAG and Blackhawk pouches. I couldn't be happier. Craig Pros: Fit and Quality Cons: None

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Ricky - Add Reply

Very good if you plan to actually use it as a plate carrier. Make sure that your plates will fit first though. Not a fan of how the front plate is secured. There isn't a separate pocket like there is in the rear. But it does do its job. If you're a well built person like me with a wide shoulder area and thin waist then consider getting a size smaller (unless you need larger plates) because I still have a little wiggle room in the stomach area. But it doesn't affect me too much unless I have to completely bend over then it wants to slide over my head. It hold the weight very good and distributes it even better. I have mine about 80 lbs. with everything and I feel as comfortable as I could be. If you plan to use Type 3 armor then it will only take the Blackhawk armor. I have seen a few guys insert other types though but it leaves gaps. Overall I do recommend it. Pros: Quality, price Cons: Size

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Reginald - Add Reply

This is my 3rd plate carrier and it is far and away the best. I've owned the condor plate carrier and north star tactical. The first was a out and out mistake. The condor is fair nd I keep it for a different load out. This however is so much better that it is not worth talking about the others in the same breath. Spend the money if you have it. Pros: holds plates very well Cons: add on for side plate protection

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Judah - Add Reply

If you have balistic panels and rifle plates it fits one size smaller than the typical shirt you would wear. I'm 6' 190lbs and a I wear a medium in the middle of the adjustable eyelets. elastic could be stronger. when fully loaded up the elastic is not able to keep it dangling when bending over. Pros: panels and plates fit well and its easy to put back together Cons: elastic should be stronger to support full load outs.

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Keagan - Add Reply

This was a great value for the money! Why buy just a regular assault vest when you can spend a few extra bucks and getting a vest that can hold armor and is customizable. Also keep in mind that this vest runs a size big. I normally wear large but I got a medium vest and fits perfect. Pros: Great Value, Versatility, Comfort

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Benton - Add Reply

The quality of the product is second to none- I'm about 6' and 175 lbs solid built. I find the fitting of the chest is great. However, the mid section of this rig is bit loose, even with the tightest setting. Make sure you will have the right size of plates to go with it. As a result, if you are fit and have a slim waistband, go one size smaller! Pros: Quality, built, stitches, material, 3D mesh, fast-cut-away feature Cons: A bit loose in mid session if you don't have the right size

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Koby - Add Reply

Great Tactical Vest Carrier. I was one of the few people out there that must be right between sizes (6'1" 215 lbs) The medium all the way out is to small and the large all the way in still bounces a little. Only complaint I have about the entire rig is the interior side flaps don't velcro in place. Recommend. Pros: Durability, Flexibility; Confugurablity Cons: Cost

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Arch - Add Reply

Excellent quality for the price. Pros: Excellent quality for the price Cons: none

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Carey - Add Reply

This is an excellent product. I will be buying more for wife and son. Pros: Well made and heavy duty. Cut a way feature is a must have for quick removal. Cons: A longer cut would fit me better and add loadout storage room.

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Keagan - Add Reply

Blackhawk quality is superior. I'm not sure if I have the made in USA version or not. Whichever one I have, I love it anyway. It is a bit stiff at first but once you break it in and wear it it's the best , most dependable, during, and versatile vest. I always get compliments on it from my LEO co-workers. I also added about 5 molle-compatible pouches to the front. Velcro on front and back is great too. This best is also easy to put on and take off. Pros: Blackhawk Quality. Durable. Looks great too Cons: None.

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Ezequiel - Add Reply

great plate carrier for vehicle. Pros: top line Cons: none

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Otho - Add Reply

I have not been able to try on yet. Have armor in vest but dont understand how to put on and stay on. I think that I am missing a belt or something.? The one thing that bugs me there is no instructions or pictures that show how to put on. Because of this I am still not able to try on or nothing. I would like it if some directions on how to load armor, how to ware, something would come my way that would allow me to complete this project and have a working safe vest, to use if I ever need to. Right now I have alot of money sitting here that is trash if I cannot use. Please help Thanks Steve Pros: Good value for money Cons: no instructions

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Garland - Add Reply

Ideal plate carrier. comfortable & functional Pros: comfort,function & durability Cons: none yet

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Jerald - Add Reply

exelent armor

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Gaston - Add Reply

exelent item

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Douglas - Add Reply

hoping it came with a ballistic armor Pros: easy to set up Cons: nothing

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