The Condor Defender Plate Carrier is designed to carry both soft armor and plates. Outfitting this Condor plate carrier with plates is easy since it accepts Large or X-Large SPEAR/BALC cut soft armor measuring up to 10.25" x 13.25" for the front and back plates, and up to 6" x 8" side plates. This vest also features mesh padding and a 3D mesh liner for improved airflow and breathability, which is especially helpful for warm weather conditions or when wearing the plate carrier for many hours at a time. Thick shoulder straps with removable anti-slip shoulder pads provide added comfort. Thanks to the adjustable shoulder straps and cummerbund, this vest can be customized to fit users of various heights and girth. The Condor Defender armor plate carrier also features an emergency drag handle for fast, safe extraction.