The Plate Carrier Vest has PALS webbing for easy configuration along with removable shoulder pads with PALS webbing. The shoulder straps and side panels are fully adjustable to accommodate different sizes and to increase optimum mobility. Hook and loop panels are included on the front and back of vest to attach name tapes, patches and other accessories. The vest also includes heavy duty D-Rings for attaching accessories and heavy duty quick release buckles. Attached to the back panel is a durable drag strap.