Built upon input, it is the first carrier of its kind to safely address a one-size-fits-most application with consideration of comfort, movement and ballistic protection. The Hard Core FE can be quickly equipped with rifle plates via its top-loading external plate pockets. It is designed to protect personnel during an Active Shooter or Hostile Event Response. The Hard Core FE offers ballistic protection without sacrificing mobility and versatility. The carrier is adaptable to meet the needs of your team’s life-saving missions. The Hard Core FE is now available in reflective material configuration (Red, Black, LAPD, Coyote only).

  • Available in reflective material configuration (Red, Black, LAPD, Coyote only)
  • Two Carrier styles: MOLLE webbing platform and Slick model (no MOLLE)
  • Adjustable cummerbund with pull tabs, comfort stretch, and soft armor for side protection
  • Easy donning via multi-point fit adjustment system
  • Integrated triple box stitched drag strap
  • Padded shoulders and dual radio microphone tabs
  • Shears/knife/flashlight pocket
  • Eyelet badge attachment point
  • Top loading exterior accessible front and rear rifle plate pockets
  • An effective ballistic protection vest solution that can be shared across all shifts
  • Available in sizes M, L, XL, and 2XL – each size also offers an extra 10 inches in cummerbund adjustment over a standard cummerbund
  • Black

  • Brown

  • Coyote

  • LAPD Navy

  • Range Red

  • Ranger

  • OD Green

Hard Core FE


  • Hard Core FE – SLICK – with Hook & Loop Cummerbund (#1201-S1)
  • Hard Core FE – MOLLE – with Hook & Loop Cummerbund (#1201-M1)

*COLOR CHOICES: LAPD (dark navy), BLK (black), COY (coyote), RED (range red), RNG (ranger), and OD (od green)