Years ago I had to purchase a carrier for concealable body armor. The carrier which originally came with the armor wore out at rub spots along the edge, after a little over a year of use. As disappointing as that was for a good armor product, the $90 price tag for a new carrier was even more so. Had I known at that time about the Warrior Assault Systems Covert Plate Carrier, I would have definitely given it consideration over the original manufacturer’s product.

We were sent the Cover Plate Carrier by Chase Tactical. WAS is a United Kingdom based company, which makes it their focus to produce quality, field-proven gear, and do so at efficient cost margins to the end-user. Founded in 2005, their “mission is the design, development and manufacture of high quality gear that could withstand the severity of front line combat. Functionality, durability and overall weight reduction” are seen as fundamentals in performance enhancement of end users.

Chase Tactical is a veteran-owned small business, which focuses on a specific product spectrum which meet their stringent requirements. The owners of Chase rely on their own military and public safety experience in product selection. The WAS Covert Plate Carrier clearly employs the simplicity and quality that the company advertises. It is a slick, shooter’s cut PC, which completely adjusts to the user’s size. Both the cummberbund and the shoulder straps have an almost infinite Velcro and elastic adjustment, to allow for use on a wide range of operators. This is a no-frills carrier, and functions seamlessly when a covert armor option is needed.

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